• Tri Rivers surgeon recognized as
    Medical Honoree in Orthopedics

    The Arthritis Foundation, Pittsburgh Chapter, recognized Tri Rivers Physician Executive
    Administrator D. Kelly Agnew, MD, as the Medical Honoree in Orthopedics at its annual
    Bone Bash event. Following CDC and COVID-19 guidelines as a precaution, the event was
    hosted at the Edgewood Country Club, where Dr. Agnew also served as the master of
    ceremonies. He is pictured here enjoying the festivities with his wife, Donna Spratt, MD.

  • Holiday Season Office Hours

    Tri Rivers offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24 in observance of Christmas Day.
    The offices will also be closed on Friday, Dec. 31 in observance of New Year's Day.

    Regular office hours will take place Monday, Dec. 27, through Thursday Dec. 30, and will resume
    as normal starting on Monday, Jan. 4. Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season!

  • Are you training for a
    marathon, 5k or 1-mile fun run?

    Over the winter season, it's common to train for things such as a full or half-marathon, 5k,
    1 mile fun or pet walk! William Saar, DO, Tri Rivers orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon,
    shares tips to avoid common foot and ankle overuse injuries while training and running.

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  • Back and Neck Care

    There can be many root causes of back and neck discomfort; improper body mechanics,
    heavy lifting and poor posture are just a few of these degenerative conditions. Visit our
    Orthopedic Back and Neck team if you're experiencing chronic pain. Click below to read
    more about the Back and Neck team at Tri Rivers.

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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.

  • 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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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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