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Knee SurgeryShoulder Surgery
Orthopaedic SurgerySports Medicine
MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati, OH
University of Michigan Health System Ann Arbor, MI
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC PresbyterianChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCUPMC MercyUPMC Presbyterian South Surgery Center
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Total Comments: 128
THe care and thoughtfulness of the provider was excellent
Everyone is friendly and cares about what I have to say. They respond politely and with competency.
I am extremely please with the level of care and treatment I received from Dr Lesniak and alll staff at UPMC. Very attentive and direct to my care and needs.
Dr. Ledinsky and your staff made me very comfortable throughout my medical experience.
Dr. Lesniak went above an beyond in helping to properly diagnose my ailment. I would highly recommend him
awesome experience. all healthcare members were professional friendly and courteous. 5 stars!
Dr. Lesniak and his team are extremely professional and thoughtful. Dr. Lesniak takes extra time to listen to my health concerns and takes the extra step to make me feel comfortable while explaining in detail his recommendations for solutions to my concerns.
Dr. Lesniak is the best!
always have had great experiences at every visit
All was great! No concerns or complaints!!
Very happy I chose this doctor.
very professional service.
Everyone was very friendly, took time to listen to issues, took time to explain things, and answered questions both in the office and in a follow-up email to the office.
Dr. Lesniak was very thorough with the assessment of my injury and the options I have available. He went through my diagnostic imaging ensuring I understood the extent of my injury, the anatomy, and what can be done to correct the injury. my understanding was very important to him and he made sure to answer any questions I had. I have been seeing other orthos over the past few months and he by far gave me the most information of my injury and options. I can't explain how grateful I am to have him as my ortho.
Dr. Lesniak and Darcy are outstanding providers. They are very knowledgeable, kind, considerate, and very receptive to answering questions. They take time and do not rush at the visits. I highly recommend them to others.
always have positive experience when I visit this office. excellent staff and physicians.
I really liked this complex and the nurse, xray tech and of the Dr was very nice, he drained my knee and gave me a steroid shot, it didn't hurt. I'm hoping like he said no surgery!!! I've have been given excellent care for the last 23 years, I wouldn't go anywhere else!!!
Dr Bryson Lesniak was recomenned by a freiend who is a patient of his. She had geat respect and things to say about Dr Lensiak. They were all true I think he is great and answered my conserns and gave me recomendations that I will follow up on.
Dr. Lesniak and his staff were very attentive to my needs and concerns. They answered all my questions and helped me to plan the next step to resolve my medical needs. Dr. Lesniak and his team are wonderful.
Friendly, prompt and showed that they really care about my health!
Dr Lezniak....great guy and great doctor.
the care was top notch
excellent surgeon and extremely knowledgeable
The care at the sports medicine complex was terrific. I wish I could go there for all of my medical needs.
Dr. Lesniak's assistant Megan was amazing. truly appreciate the timenand detail she put into my exam. Dr. Lesniak was concerned and explained well. i have found my new Ortho.
overall a really good experience
Very personable and took his time to answer all of my questions.
I met with Dr. Lesniak for a second opinion on my fractured clavicle. I was very impressed with the doctor and the office staff.
This was my first time at an orthopedic doctor. I was very pleased with Dr. Lesniak and Darci the physician assistant. In fact, everyone was very nice at this office.
I had nothing but good experiences with you. I am very impressed with de Lesniak and staff. I would and have already referred people to him.
very satisfied and will go to him for any more ortho problems
Dr. Lesniak and his PA, Darci, have been excellent caregivers to me in diagnosing specific problems with my right knee including surgical repair and subsequent rehab needs. Our mutual goals are to improve mobility and strength of my right knee to enable me return to work as soon as possible.
he is excellent and personable
Overall, the physician was very personable and knowledgeable about my issue. He answered my numerous questions clearly and completely (so there were no questions or doubts from me).
Dr. Lesniak is the best. Very caring doctor. Really explains everything.
All good. ..I'm grateful to live in Pittsburgh, where medical care is superb.
professional, courteous, attentive
I could not be any happier both with Dr. Lesniak and the Sports Medicine team or the UPMC Center for Rehab in Castle Shannon with Jeff Klug, who got my injury surgically repaired then rehabbed! I recommend them to everybody!
Dr. Lesniak and his staff were very attentive and explained past and present issues with my knee. The cortisone injection went well and has helped. He mentioned if I had additional problems to contact the office right away and they would get me in asap. I really appreciated that.
Dr. Lesniak's bedside manner is outstanding. He is very kind, conscientious and takes the time to explain as well as listen.
Dr. Lesniak was friendly during the visit.
Dr. Lesniak is wonderful as is his staff. Made me feel completely comfortable and I trusted him, seemed very knowledgeable about my injury and long term prognosis. Encouraging.
I really appreciated how Dr. Lesniak put everything in laymans terms. great experience, great guy
I was extremely impressed with the time and care I received during my appointment with Dr. Lesniak and his entire team. I was particularly pleased that he includes students during the appointments. I am a a proponent of authentic learning experiences and was very impressed to see how Dr. Lesniak took time to explain everything to his mentee in a thoughtful and caring way as well as putting me at ease as I was learning about my condition in easy to understand terms. I will definitely be referring my friends and family to Dr. Lesniak.
The Dr was fantastic , I have already recommended him highly to my friends and family
Immediate response from all involved in my care. Called in the AM requesting an appointment for the same day and I received a return call as promised with appointment time for the same day. Dr Lesniak and his PA are always on time, friendly and helpful with my needs.
my daughter had her second ACL, meniscus repair by dr Lesniak. it was a success and he shows the utmost professionalism as well as care and concern for the patient.
Dr. Lesniak is the man!
I chose him from UPMC list of providers; SPECIFICALLY knee specialist. He was very personable and seemed genuinely concerned for my knee problem.
Dr. Lesniak is fantastic. I felt very comfortable with him doing my surgery. I would use him again if necessary. I would highly recommend him to family and friends.
Thank you Dr. Lesniak for your caring and sincere attitude and confidence in taking control of my care and assuring me I was in the best possible hands.
Really excellent care, very confident on the medical side, also appreciated that he picked up that I was questioning whether I was erring on the side of caution on coming in when I did, reassured that it's good I sought treatment.
I was so Impressed with the care and compassion from the doctors at the sports center
Dr. Lesniak is wonderful!
With knee injections, I was administered requested medication to lessen the pain.
This appointment was for a second opinion for my right knee. Dr. Lesniak took the time to show me my MIR and explain all my options for surgery. It's worth noting this is something the first Dr. at South Hill Ortho failed to do. I am very happy with the care UPMC provides.
I have been very impressed with UPMC Sports Medicine, and would absolutely recommend them to others, especially Dr. Bryson Lesniak!
I would recommend anyone to come to this facility
I was disappointed on two levels. One, I waited 30 minutes in the exam room waiting for the doctor. The exam lasted 10 minutes. Secondly, I was to receive a script for physical therapy from and assistant. I waited an additional 20 minutes and no one had my script. I opened the exam room door and inquired to the first person I saw about my script. There seemed to be a shortage of personnel because the doctors assistant could not be located.
Lonnie, the medical assistant, was tremendous! Caring, polite, truly genuine person.
No need to comment experience was good
this doctor & his staff are always very helpful with my knee problems.
Excellent staff, PAs and DRs alike.
Every aspect of my experiences at UPMC Sports Medicine have been amazing. I felt like I was treated like a celebrity by every single person on the staff that I came in contact with. Every single person! Dr. Lesniak has been nothing short of awesome! Very professional, and a really nice guy. Every visit to this facility has been great. Thank you to every employee in that facility! You truly have something special going on, keep it up!!! Dr. Lesniak, thank you as well. You are a hero in my book!
The doctor, his assistant and the nurse are very kind and professional individuals.
Bryson is wonderful!
Dr Lesniak is an excellent doctor with great bedside manor, knowledgeable and someone you can put all of your trust in. I wouldn't go to anyone else!!
This is the first time our family has gone through any type of surgery with our children and it was the best that we could have hoped because of the Doctor and his staff
I was surprised to have an "Associate" of my doctor (Dr. Chan?) come in to examine me and give me his sense of my condition and follow up plan, only to have Dr. Lesniak come in right after that and say the same thing. Why the double treatment?
Dr. Lesniak was excellent in his diagnosis and gave me good direction for my treatment.
Everyone we encountered at UPMC Sports Center was great. Dr. Lesniak made a very tough situation for my daughter easier with his great bedside manner, knowledge of her knee injury (ACL), and showed genuine interest in her injury and other areas, even asking her about a book she was reading. She appreciated that very much!
Dr. Lesniak is a wonderful care provider. Very down to earth, yet exceptional at what he does. He explains everything and takes my concerns seriously, as well. My experience at the UPMC Sports Medicine facility has been exceptionally positive! I would absolutely recommend him to my friends/neighbors or anyone needing care or shoulder surgery. I cannot say enough about how positive my experience has been.
It was an excellent experience
Dr. Lesniak provided excellent care and explained all of our options for treatment. While surgery was mentioned he never pushed it, and I appreciate his willingness to use other methods such as physical therapy and a brace before considering any surgeries.
provider was very polite and seemed like he cared about my injury. I was very pleased with my whole experience with the provider.
knowledgable and caring
Always excellent care at UPMC Sports Medicine.
Could not ask for better doctor/surgeon!
Best care that I ever had would not go any other place
Dr. Lesniak and his team at Sports Medicine are second to none in their care, professionalism, courtesy and frienlisness!
The very best care with the very best outcome!!!
Dr. Lesniak has been an incredible Doctor. He shows great care for me, spends as much time as I need to process through the surgery and ask questions (both pre and post), and is extremely competent. He takes time to make sure I fully understand everything. He typically is very timely; there was only one time where there was a significant delay. I am extremely satisfied with the care I received, both medically and personally!
Care was excellent
Dr. Bryson Lesniak is the best! I am so fortunate to be in his care. I recommended him to a friend who also was helped by him. Both of us have shoulder injuries and are now pain free.
Very thorough, concerned provider. Excellent!!!
Excellent service and wonderful attention given to me. Very pleased with my whole appointment and WILL recommend to all my friends.
Dr. Lesniak and PA Garafalo or excellent health care providers, and I have the utmost trust and respect for them.
Everyone was extremely efficient, positive and polite and all led to best outcome for my child. Administrative staff also extremely proactive with information helpful to the visit and paperwork.
The Provider was excellent with all my concerns, as wel as being very efficient in getting to the root of my ailing. I was able to leave with a strong understanding of steps to recovery.
Great experience. Eased my concerns and gave me an easy to understand care plan.
had a surprisingly excellent visit with this team of medical professionals.
Dr. Lesniak is great and worked to provide a care plan based on my needs
Dr. Lesniak always made sure to thoroughly answer any questions I had and made sure that I was okay with every decision made.
Dr. Lesniak was very kind and listened to my symptoms, and was extremely personable.
Bryson Lesniak was very trustworthy and easy to talk to.
From the time we made the first apt til now we are very pleased
The doctor was very good very respectful and knowledgeable.....the staff was fabulous very professional and compassionate and gave me answers ASAP....
Everything went well.
Excellent doctor who truly cares about the patient's healing!
Very friendly and easy to be around, good listener
Smart, nice - met my expectations.
Curious in all communications, and very considerate to my medical needs
you should include a "not applicable" choice in your survey as some questions did not apply to treatment for my medical condition. I was completely satisfied with by care from this provider'
The Doctor was outstanding. I couldn't of asked for better care anywhere else. His student/resident was dead on with assessment which shows me that Dr. Lesniak is teaching his people at a high level and getting through to them. 5 Stars all around to everyone!!!!
Dr. Lesniak is a true asset to UPMC. Excellent surgeon and person.
Dr. Lesniak provided excellent care for my first visit, my surgery and all my post-surgery visits. His Physician Assistant Darci is especially wonderful to work with. I have already recommended Dr. Lesniak and his team to several people having knee issues.
excellent physician....highly recommend!
Very accommodating --- got me in for xrays and MRIs shorthly after my initial appointment and was able to see me again just after those tests to go over the results and recommend a course of action. This was very helpful as I didn't have to make multiple appointments over multiple days.
Very courteous, explained situation very well, and repeated protocol of care.
very good explanations of issues and process to follow
I sought out this provider because my previous provider was not taking my knee issue seriously. I'm happy to say that this provider is providing great care.
Still early in diagnosis. Doctor was noncommital but that was the responsible approach until we know more. Was very good at explaining the possibilities
Dr. Lesniak was very open and honest with me about my options and I appreciate that very much.
I have never received such professional care as I did yesterday from Dr. Lesniak and the UPMC staff. I was quite impressed and will recommend friends and family to Dr. Lesniak and the rest of the physicians in this group. It was fortunate for me that the orthopedic practice that I had going to for years, could not give me an appointment for several weeks. I have found a much better doctor who is thorough and truly cares about his patients.
This was my first time seeing this provider and I felt very informed after seeing him. During the visit he seemed like he really cared and took the time to examine my ankle/heel injury.
This is the first time I saw this provider since my other provider in this office is no longer seeing patients. He was very friendly and provided good service.
Physician who was to see me was ill. Dr. Lesniak added me to his schedule, which I greatly appreciated because I was in severe pain. He explained all aspects of the problem, ensured that tests required were completed and explained. I was extremely pleased with the outcome of my visit.
Dr. Lesniak was very pleasant and didn't rush my visit.
Medical assistant and physician had very caring bedside manners.
I trusted Dr. Lesniak completely. He explained my problem clearly. I was in a wheelchair going in to the appointment and walked out. He drained my knee and gave me a cortisone shot which helped immensely.
seems like a great physician who really knew what my diagnosis was. not a very welcoming or warm personality. however, I would see him again because of his knowledge base.
I wound not have wanted Dr. Lesniak to do anything differently. He did everything perfect.
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