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Monday: AGH 7:30-10:30
Tuesday: Surgery
Wednesday: AGH 7:30-10:30
                      Bethel 1-4:30
Thursday: Surgery
Friday: Surgery at AGH, Bethel, St. Clair or Canonsburg
Director, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Vice Chairman, Dept. of Orthopaedics
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Mark Baratz received his medical degree and completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of Pittsburgh in 1990.  He continued his training in Hand Surgery and completed a one-year fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in 1991.

Dr. Baratz is the Director of the nationally renown Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at AGH, as well as the Co-Director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship.  Since 1998, he has served as the Vice Chairman of Research and Educational Programs in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at AGH.  Dr. Baratz has also been the Residency Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Program at AGH since 1992.

Dr. Baratz has been the Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory located at AGH since 1997.  Dr. Baratz conducts research on new techniques for elbow-joint replacement, ways to speed the healing of slow-to-heal fractures, approaches to carpel tunnel surgery and methods in managing wrist arthritis.  In June 2002, Dr. Baratz was awarded his latest grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation to study 'Biological approaches based on tissue engineering to enhance bone healing'.

Dr. Baratz, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, is on the medical staff at AGH, Canonsburg, St. Clair, St. Francis, Mercy, UPMC Passavant, and UPMC Presbyterian.



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