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Steven L. Orebaugh, MD

  • Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  • Director, Outpatient Orthopedic Anesthesiology, UPMC Montefiore
  • Co-Chair, Residency Curriculum Committee

    Education & Training

  • Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
  • Temple University School of Medicine, MD
  • Wright State University, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • UPMC, Anesthesiology Residency
  • UPMC, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Representative Publications

​Dr. Orebaugh's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests
  • Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
  • Education in regional anesthesia
  • Airway management

Current Mentored Research Projects 

  • Prospective database study to evaluate association of anesthesia type with neurologic outcome after upper extremity trauma/nerve injury (with resident Dr. Matt Yin) 
  • Utility of TENS in postoperative pain after arthroscopic shoulder surgery (with residents Dr. Chelsea Cady and Dr. Nehah Haranaiyana).   
  • Retrospective analysis of suprascapular nerve block for reverse-delta shoulder arthroplasty (with resident Dr. Boris Anyana) 
  • Comparison of multimodal analgesia with general anesthesia and interscalene block with sedation for arthroscopic shoulder surgery - effect on hospital discharge, pain scores, and opioid requirements (with residents Dr. Miriam Oren and Dr. Erin Cisney) 
  • Effects of liposomal bupivacaine on postoperative pain and opioid requirements in rotator cuff repair (quality improvement project with resident Dr. Elizabeth Pickle and  faculty member Dr. Nicole Verdecchia).