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Dr. Mendelson was raised in upstate New York. He first came to Pittsburgh in 1981 as an undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Mendelson was both a University Scholar and a Provost’s scholar. It was at the university where he met his wife Jill.
Dr. Mendelson completed his medical training and residency in Chicago. He then moved to Seattle for fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery.
After completing his education he became the first pediatric orthopaedic surgeon in Youngstown, Ohio. As the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Tod Children’s Hospital he developed a busy clinical practice.
In 1997, an opportunity to return to the University of Pittsburgh became available and Dr. Mendelson joined the staff at Children’s Hospital in August of that year.
Dr. Mendelson, his wife and their two children live in O’Hara Township. When not at work, Dr. Mendelson enjoys spending time with his children, as well as exercising and boating.
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Total Comments: 35
We love Dr Mendelson as a doctor. He is an excellent doctor and we are completely satisfied with his knowledge and ability.
Dr. Stephen Mendelson is the finest doctor and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Dr Steve is AWESOME I would not want anyone treating my sons Orthopedic needs besides dr Steve
Dr. Mendelson and his staff are fantastic and work together well as a team. He's always very kind to me and my child and listens to my questions and concerns.
Dr. Mendelson was amazing.
Consistently good service; happy with our provider
I would refer Dr. Mendelson to all my family and friends. he is just very courteous and respectful.
Great service and really nice clinical environment
Dr. Mendelson and the staff were great. They made my 3 year old feel comfortable and spoke to him on his level and also answered my questions.
For the first visit to get consultation for my son, I think I received a good overall service.
Overall it has been a a pleasure working with Dr. Mendelson regarding my daughters health. Scoliosis surgery to straighten the spine is serious business and I wanted the best for my daughter, and Dr. Mendelson fit the bill. Dr. Mendelson is very smart and I trust his judgement. No one is happy to hear their child needs surgery, my daughter needed the surgery, and I was very happy with the results and the aftercare.
Dr. Dan March assisted Dr. Mendelsons several times! The team made sure that my daughter and our family were taken care of in anyway. He honestly cares about our well being. I couldn't of asked for better professionals.
he seems to be genuinely caring doctor
Kind staff, explanation of the problem and need for surgery, explanation of the survey expectations and process, explanation of pain, explanation of recovery expectations, thorough on what to look for after surgery at home to be aware of, beautifully performed surgery with clean incision
Excellent care each time we have visted CHP!!
All good, nice group.
Dr. Mendelson and his staff have taken wonderful care of my daughter since her spinal fusion surgery in 2011. I am more than satisfied with the services we have received and highly recommend Dr. Mendelson to anyone with a child with orthopedic problems. Excellent doctor!
Great hospital and team
The physician was very prompted with the appointment time and even though the appointment went fast I felt all issues regarding my child's illness were addressed.
Dr. Mendelson provided excellent care for my daughter. She was relaxed and comfortable during the appointment due to the reassuring and positive demeanor of him and his staff. I would recommend him to any of my friends in need of a pediatric orthopedist.
I really like Dr. Mendelson...he is a great asset to your hospital!
Perfect experience!!! Very informative, compassionate and professional!!! Extremely satisfied!!!
We have had nothing but excellent experiences with Dr. Mendelson and his staff. They are always on time and courteous. We would recommend any of them to anyone!
Provider was excellent and helped us interpret situation and determine treatment. Friendly to our daughter and helped her get back to normal quickly.
This was the second post-op appointment with Dr. Mendelson regarding my daughters second scoliosis surgery. As usual Dr. Mendelson was gracious, patient, and very knowledgeable.
excellent service the whole way from making the appointment to the exam room to leaving and making a follow up appointment. Friendly staff that puts you at ease! EXCELLENT!
Everyone was very sweet and helpful. He is such a small baby, so when he was squirmy they were always very patient and helpful. We had all great experiences.
Dr. Mendelson is fantastic!!
Dr. Mendelson is one of the best doctors, we have ever met. Thank you, Dr. Mendelson!
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