• Do You Have Hip Pain?

    Log on to this upcoming virtual presentation to listen to Eric A. Chen, MD, as he
    addresses hip-related concerns: anatomy, symptoms and treatment options.

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  • Are You Suffering From
    Debilitating, Chronic Pain?

    Chen Cui, MD, an interventional pain management specialist, will discuss
    treatment options for back, neck and hip pain, spinal disorders and pain
    associated with neurological conditions.
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  • Robotic knee replacement
    surgery now available

    William D. Abraham, MD, orthopedic hip and knee surgeon at Tri Rivers
    Musculoskeletal Centers, is now using highly advanced robotic technology
    for total and partial knee replacements at UPMC Passavant. This surgeon-
    controlled system enables the accurate alignment and positioning of implants.
  • Exciting News!

    Chen Cui, MD, becomes the sixth physician to join Tri Rivers' Physical Medicine
    and Rehabiliation team. 

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  • Paramedic finds new go-to surgeon

    It was Labor Day weekend, and Dave McWilliams was remodeling part of his home when he heard
    something buzzing around him. Seconds later, he was on the ground, his right shoulder in severe pain.

    “When you fall 8 feet, you end up hating bees even more than you did before,” Dave said.

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  • Expanding the Family...

    2021 is an exciting year for Tri Rivers, as it marks our 50th anniversary as a
    medical practice. Visit our anniversary page periodically to see highlights from
    our first 50 years ...

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  • UPMC and Tri Rivers
    reinforce universal masking

    As a joint venture of UPMC and Butler Health Systems, Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal
    Centers maintains universal masking requirements and mitigation efforts across all of
    its facilities. Masks are required for all staff and visitors regardless of vaccination status.

Join us as Tri Rivers celebrates 50 years of patient care


Our clinical team — comprised of 12 orthopedic surgeons, one primary care sports medicine specialist, five physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists (physiatrists) and two rheumatologists — covers the broad spectrum of musculoskeletal care. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, click here to read about Dr. Agnew joining Tri Rivers in 1994.

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When renaming our practice, much consideration was given to select a name that more accurately reflects the broad scope of services and specialties we offer, including: orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and rheumatology. Hip and knee reconstruction has always been an important orthopedic service line for Tri Rivers. 

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Staff at Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers cares for patients in six convenient locations in Allegheny and Butler counties, including two offices each in the Butler and Cranberry communities, and one each in North Hills and Slippery Rock. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, Tri Rivers commemorates its expansion to the 2nd floor of Passavant Medical Building T in 1996.

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