W. Timothy Ward, MD

Doctor

Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Secondary Specialty:

Spinal Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery (Pediatric)

Board Certifications:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Residency:

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Fellowships:

University Berne
Berne,
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Dallas, TX

Affiliations:

UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC East

Biography

Research Interests

  • Outcomes Research
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Congenital Hip Disease

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Biography Summary

Tim Ward, MD, was born and raised in Pittsburgh, attending Catholic grade and high school in the Knoxville section of Pittsburgh. He spent 2 years in college at Penn State University followed by medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. He considers J. Leonard Goldner, MD, former chief of orthopaedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, to be his most important professional mentor and role model. Dr. Ward has recently completed a fellowship in adult spinal surgery and has primarily restricted his current clinical practice to pediatric and adult spinal surgery, although he continues to consult and treat selected pediatric hip and foot disorders.

Dr. Ward has been married since 1979 to Bobette Ward, MD, herself a physician specializing in geriatric medicine. Tim and Bobette live in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh and are the parents of six children. Dr. Tim Ward spends his non- working hours attending various sporting activities that his children are involved in and maintaining an interest in personal fitness and political science.

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Locations and Directions

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Children's North Clinic

    2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
    Sewickley, PA 15143
    (412) 692-5530

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

    4401 Penn Ave.
    2nd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    (412) 692-5530

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

    UPMC at Oxford Drive

    600 Oxford Dr.
    Suite 200
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (412) 687-3900