From prevention to diagnosis, surgery to physical therapy, the St. Clair Center for Orthopedics delivers leading-edge care through a more personal approach that gives us a true understanding of each patient’s goals. Discover the world-class specialists, tools and techniques available to you, close to home.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

The St. Clair Center for Orthopedics has earned Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center recognition for excellence in hip and knee joint replacement.

UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan designated St. Clair Hospital as a 2021 UPMC Health Plan Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes surgical facilities and orthopedic surgeons who demonstrate high quality outcomes, low complication rates, and the best patient experience. Board -certified orthopedic surgeon Brett C. Perricelli, M.D., was cited for demonstrating these rigorous quality measures with excellent outcomes.

Comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient Orthopedic Services



  • Diagnostic services for feet and ankles
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatment options


  • Dedicated orthopedic and neurosurgery team
  • Inpatient care for surgery and recovery

Physical Therapy

  • Proven expertise in improving movement, strength and function
  • Individualized treatment programs
  • Post-surgical recovery
  • Treatment for existing conditions/issues

Occupational Therapy

  • Promote maximum independence and safety
  • Vocational therapy
  • Personal hygiene
  • Mobility enhancement

Free Pre-Operative Classes

St. Clair offers opportunities for patients who are planning a hip or knee replacement procedure to better understand and prepare for their surgery and recovery. To view our virtual Pre-Operative Class session, please click the button below.

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Post-Operative Joint Replacement Education

St. Clair offers post operatives video education for total joint replacements. These online educational films will help you and your caregiver understand and teach you on to get back to feeling more like yourself post procedure. To view our education films, please the button below.

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If you’re concerned about an orthopedic condition and want to learn more about your options, call St. Clair Hospital at 412.942.4000.

St. Clair Health Received the Advanced Disease Specific Total Hip/Knee Replacement Certification

This two-year certification, from the Joint Commission, helps develop consistent communication and collaboration among all healthcare providers involved in the care of the patient from beginning to end.

Find an Orthopedic Specialist

Our highly skilled orthopedic doctors, including specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, podiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, are committed to helping you reach your goals.

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5A Nursing Unit

Inpatient Physical Therapy

Inpatient Occupational Therapy

Outpatient Therapy Services

Prevention and Information Programs

St. Clair Center for Orthopedics offers a wide range of community education opportunities.

Learn more about:

  • Fall prevention

  • Ergonomics

  • Muscular/skeletal injuries

  • Osteoporosis

  • Total joint replacement

To schedule a speaker for your audience, please call 412.942.6280.