Board-Certified: Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Robert Lupo headshotA five-star orthopedic surgeon on HealthGrades and Google, Dr. Robert Lupo is dedicated to keeping you active. He has been in practice for over 20 years and prides himself on keeping up with the latest research and surgical techniques, such as the MAKO robotic arm, to consistently offer the safest, most effective and lasting treatment options.

Dr. Robert Lupo works with a high volume of sports medicine and joint replacement patients. His reviews maintain that he is thorough with examinations, provides clear instructions and recommendations, and is able to answer all patient questions.

Dr. Lupo’s degree was obtained at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Currently, he holds medical licenses in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.

In affiliation with Saint Vincent Hospital, Dr. Lupo has formed the Orthopedic Institute. The beautiful brand new facility in Erie, PA is clean, light and bright, and all of your care and treatments are performed under one roof, from evaluation to surgery and post-operative care.


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Residency & Internship

Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Medical Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH


Director of Orthopaedic Residency at Saint Vincent

Director of Robotic Joint Replacement (Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Hip Replacement) at Saint Vincent

Procedures Performed

Knee Replacement Surgery

  • Partial knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Stryker Mako Robotic arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Stryker Mako Robotic arm Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Stryker Triathlon Knee System with X3 polyethylene

Hip Replacement Surgery

  • Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Direct Superior Approach Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Shoulder Surgery

  • Shoulder replacement
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Labral repairs
  • Instability surgery
  • SLAP repairs
  • Rotator cuff repairs

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy

  • Knee arthroscopy
  • ACL reconstruction (All-Inside® Arthrex technique)
  • Meniscal tears resection and repair
  • Cartilage preservation

Stem Cell Therapy (injections)

Fracture Care for complex upper and lower extremity fractures


To have your muscle, bone or ligament injury evaluated by Dr. Robert Lupo, call 814-454-2401.