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Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Anthony M. DiGioia III, MD is a practicing orthopaedic surgeon at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. DiGioia specializes in the treatment of hip and knee disorders including total joint... Full Bio
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Feb 05 2010 by Sweetie

Hi,Dr.DiGioia

From a child i have noticed that one of my fingers is shorter than it should be on one had.I was taken to a specialist back in the 90's i can't remember everything about the vidit on ly name of the diagnosis which was breaky metacarpal i think.I wanted to get that finger corrected now that i'm older.So if you could contact me with some information on how to start the process i will appreciated nicholeclemmons@yahoo.com.Thanks

 
Oct 05 2009 by np

Hi Dr. DiGioia, 

Last night while getting down from the attic in the garage, I lost grip while hanging and landed on my knees. It was very painful and bruised almost immediately. Today my knees are swollen and feel slightly out of place, but pain is not as severe. Is it possible to have a fracture or dislocation, without severe pain?

 
Jul 21 2009 by IrishEyes

Hi Dr DiGioia,

Last night my daughter was seen in the ER for a sprain with weight bearing pain.  The ER dr found a bone cysts on her tibia. It was 6 inches above the growth plate, so involvement isn't there. Is this indicative of bone CA?   She is 13, has a benign heart murmur.  Family hx of ostoearthritus (me) and maternal grandmother. No meds, NKDA

 

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