Specialty Orthopaedics

Specialty Orthopaedics is located in Hermitage, PA, approximately 70 miles from Pittsburgh and Erie, PA and Cleveland and Akron, OH. Hermitage is a medium sized city with a low cost of living, moderate traffic, and low crime rates. We are located near several hospitals and numerous universities and colleges. Within a seven-hour drive of Hermitage are Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, as well as Toronto, Canada.

Specialty Orthopaedics was founded in 1994 by Dr. Robert Piston, a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon. A surgeon for over 25 years, Dr. Piston completed fellowships in both hip and knee replacement surgery and hand/upper extremity microsurgery.

Knowing patients and their families lead very busy lives, Specialty Orthopaedics maintains an 11,000 square feet, state-of-the-art rehabilitation center which is conveniently located below our Hermitage medical offices. Our professional, friendly rehabilitation staff specialize in the care and treatment of all orthopedic conditions and treatment options are always based on the patient’s individual needs.

Services provided by Dr. Piston and staff:
  • Total joint replacement and revision
  • Sports medicine
  • Hand/upper extremity microsurgery
  • Arthroscopic treatment and surgery
  • Arthritis and fracture care
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Children’s orthopedics and podiatry
  • Non-surgical orthopedic and podiatric care