Dr. Prisk is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who is training in evaluating musculoskeletal conditions throughout the entire body. He offers evaluation of any joint, bone, tendon, ligament, or muscular pain or injury. Although he does not operate on all parts of the body, he can assess your need for conservative or operative care of any extremity or level of the spine. Having been an academic clinician at both major Pittsburgh health systems he can offer direct referrals to the best surgeons for your condition as needed.
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Dr. Prisk is fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery. This sub-specialized training from the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, gives Dr. Prisk unique skills for addressing concerns around the Foot and Ankle. This includes treatments including Advanced Bunion Correction, Flat-Foot Reconstruction, Ankle Arthroscopy, Cartilage Repair Surgery, Ligament Reconstructions, Fracture Treatment, Forefoot/Hammertoe Reconstruction, Arthritis Surgery including Joint Replacements and Arthrodesis.
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint. Ankle Arthroscopy includes the diagnosis and treatment of ankle conditions.
A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It is a break in the continuity of the bone. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis.
Digital X-ray On-site
With the latest in cesium iodide flat panel detector technology, x-rays taken at POW are of the highest quality with the lowest possible radiation exposure (10% less radiation than gadolinium and 70% less than films). The x-rays will be read by Dr. Prisk and immediately available for your review. Further access to more advanced studies, like MRI and CT, can be facilitated by imaging partners in the region.