Dr Christoforetti is a proud member of the Allegheny Orthopaedic Associates division of the Allegheny Health Network.His staff features a full time, dedicated orthopaedic Physician’s Assistant, office coordinator, medical secretary and front office greeter.
Patients should take note that doctors training in the specialty of orthopaedic surgery known as “residents” are educated within the practice. Dr Christoforetti and the team feel that this is a vital contribution to the care of future generations of patients.
Dr Christoforetti supervises directly all resident actions and performs ALL operative procedures himself with the residents and fellows learning by observation and serving as surgical assistant to Dr Christoforetti.
Questions concerning the role of learners are always welcome from any active patient or family member.
Ms. Beth Nickel, PA-C
Assists Dr Christoforetti in the office and operating room. She may be called upon to communicate test results, check-in on recovery status, administer medications or injections on your behalf under the guidance of Dr Christoforetti.
Ms. Jessica Kennedy, Medical Secretary
Ms Kennedy serves as administrative coordinator for our office connecting you to the appropriate team member for specific needs and assisting you in scheduling visits, coordinating travel needs, and non-insurance related extra help.
Ms Barbara Brockett, Office Coordinator
Ms Brockett assists you in scheduling imaging studies, obtaining authorizations for surgery, scheduling surgery, and completing needed work forms.
Dr Christoforetti and his OR Techs Dan and Nate work together to improve their techniques in the surgical laboratory!
Barb, Jess, Susie, Amy and Tercela getting things ready for patients tomorrow!