Every action causes a reaction. And when your body responds to motion with pain—and limits what you can do—you need a team of experts on your side to deliver innovative solutions, minimally invasive options, and integrated care that sees you all the way through.

You’ve got things to do. That’s why we’re here for you. St. Clair Medical Group Orthopedic Surgery works together to get your body back in motion—and keep it there.

Every step of the way.

Shaka M. Walker, M.D. is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and focuses on sports medicine. From the initial appointment and diagnosis, to treatment and recovery, Dr. Walker will be with you and your family every step of the way. While he specializes in reconstruction and repair procedures, Dr. Walker is also a big advocate for injury prevention. He is always looking for ways to strengthen the musculoskeletal system so you are ready to play, as well as work on rehabilitation to get you back in the game.

Richard J. Mitchell, M.D., M.S. is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and focuses on shoulder and rotator cuff repairs. While many patients believe they may need surgery to treat a torn a muscle or tendon in the shoulder, Dr. Mitchell knows that’s not always the case. He often recommends less invasive procedures to ensure his patients have a quick recovery. Dr. Mitchell and his team of experts are here to get you back to training and feeling like yourself again.

James R. Mullen, M.D. is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and focuses on shoulder replacements, along with hand and upper extremity surgery. A former football and lacrosse player, Dr. Mullen knows a thing or two about injuries. And now as a doctor, he sees patients looking for shoulder pain relief at various stages of life. Dr. Mullen is determined to get his patients ready to thrive in any activity life throws their way.

Stephen Alayli, M.D. is board-certified in podiatric surgery and focuses on foot and ankle injuries, specifically reconstructive rearfoot surgery. Numerous problems can occur along the back half of the foot and ankle, and Dr. Alayli often encourages alternative treatment options prior to surgery. His main priority is his patient’s recovery process and getting them back on their feet as soon as possible. 


Dunlap Family Outpatient Center
1000 Bower Hill Road,
Suite 7300
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
(412) 942-7262

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