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Robert L. Waltrip, M.D.

  • The American Sports Medicine Institute

    Birmingham, Alabama

    - Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

  • The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    - Residency: Orthopedic Surgery

  • The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    - Internship: General Internship

  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Baltimore, Maryland

    - Degree: M.D.

  • Baylor University

    Waco, Texas

    - Degree: B.S. Biology, Chemistry minor

  • Ponca City Senior High School

    Ponca City, Oklahoma

    - Graduated: Summa Cum Laude


    Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 2004
  • Recertification 2012
  • Subspecialty Certification In Sports Medicine (ABOS) 2007
  • Recertification 2012

    Professional Positions
  • Tri Rivers Surgical Associates, Inc.
    Sept 2005-Present
  • East Suburban Orthopedic Associates, Ltd.
    2002-August 2005

    Hospital Affiliations
  • UPMC Passavant/Passavant Cranberry Hospital
  • Butler Memorial Hospital

    Current Licensure
  • Connecticut Medical License
  • Pennsylvania Medical License
  • Alabama Medical License
  • Texas Medical License
  • Colorado Medical License

    Professional Appointments
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
      Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery 2003-Present
  • Mars Senior High School (3A)
      Team Physician 2005-Present
  • Pine-Richland School District
      Gibsonia, PA
      Team Physician 2005-present
  • Penn Trafford High School (4A)
      Team Physician 2002-2005
  • Washington Redskins
      Washington, D.C.
      Assisted Dr. James Andrews 2002
  • Troy State University (Div I-A)
      Troy, AL
      Team Physician 2001-2002
  • Leeds High School (3A)
      Leeds, AL
      Team Physicain 2001-2002
  • Keystone Oaks Senior High School (5A)
      Pittsburgh, PA
      Team Physician 1997-2000

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2002-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1997-Present
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society 1999-Present
  • American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society July 2007
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America July 2006
  • Allegheny County Medical Society October 2005
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society October 2005

    Teaching Appointments
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Clinical Faculty Instructor
    Department of Orthopaedics

    R.L. Waltrip, N. Zheng, J.R. Andrews. 2003. "Rotator Cuff Repair: A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Techniques." Am J Sports Med, July-August, 2003: 493-7.

    R. L. Waltrip, 2003. "Labral Injuries in Throwing Athletes, Diagnosis and Treatment." Instructor, Annual Injuries in Baseball Course, American Sports Medicine Institute, Atlanta, GA, January 23-25, 2003.

    R.L. Waltrip, N. Zheng, J.R. Dugas, J.R. Andrews. 2002. "Rotator Cuff Repair: A Biomechanical Comparison of Three Techniques." Podium presentation for 29th Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Society For Sports Medicine, San Diego, CA, July 20-23, 2003.

    R.L. Waltrip, C.H. Bennett, J.J. Irrgang, C.D. Harner. 2001. "Surgical Management of Traumatic Knee Dislocation: Results of a Standarized Surgical Approach." Presented at 68th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, February 28-March 4, 2001.

    C.D. Harner, R.L. Waltrip, C.H. Bennett, J.J. Irrgang. 2000. "Surgical Management of Knee Dislocation." Presented at ESSKA 2000:9th Meeting of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy, London, UK, September 16-20, 2000.

    C.D. Harner, R.L. Waltrip, C.H. Bennett, K.A. Francis, B. Cole, J.J. Irrgang. 2004. "Surgical Management of Knee Dislocations." J Bone Joint Surg. 86-A(2):262-73.

    Chhabra, P.S. Cha, J.A. Rihn, B. Cole, C.H. Bennett, R.L. Waltrip, C.D. Harner. 2005. "Surgical Management of Knee Dislocations: Surgical Technique." J. Bone Joint Surg. 87-A(1):1-21.

    R.L. Waltrip, C.D. Harner. 2001. "Knee Dislocation in Lumberjacks: A Report of Three Cases." Pittsburgh Ortho J. (12):114-20.

    R.L. Waltrip, J.D. Kang. 2002. "Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries in Athletes." In Sports Medicine: A Complete Guide to Managine the Athlete, ed. C.D. Harner, M.D., Landes Bioscience Publishing Company.

    R.L. Waltrip, R. Towbin, K. Yaw, R. Kaye, M.Moreland 1999. "Computed Tomography-Guided Percutaneous Excision of Osteoid Osteoma in Eleven Patients." Presented at American Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Chapel Hill, NC, March 13, 1999.

    R.L. Waltrip, N. Grace. 2001. "Water Skiing Injuries." In Sports Injuries: Mechanisms, Prevention, and Treatment, eds. F.H. Fu, M.D. and D. Stone, M.D., Williams and Wilkins, New York, NY:804-17.

    F.J. Frassica, R.L. Waltrip, P.D. Sponsellar, L.D. Ma, E.F. McCarthy Jr. 1996. "Clinicopathologic Features and Treatment of Osteoid Osteoma and Osteoblastoma in Children and Adolescents." Orthop Clin N Amer. 27(3):559-74.

    N. Inoue, K. Ikeda, D.R. young, H.T. Aro, F.J. Frassica, C.B. Ma, R.L. Waltrip, E.Y.S. Chao. 1996. "Tendon Fixation to Porous Metallic Implant Using Autogenous Bone Graft Augmentation." Presented at Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting. February, 1996.

    C.J. Aldrich, R. Waltrip, E. Hermel, M. Attaya, K.F. Lindahl, J. Monaco, J. Forman. 1992. "T cell recognition of QA-1b antigens on cells lacking a functional Tap-2 transporter." J. Immunology. 149:3773.

    C.J. Aldrich, E. Hermel, R. Waltrip, M. Attaya, K.F. Lindahl, J. Monaco, J. Forman. 1992. "Preferential Use of Alternative Pathways of Peptide Presentation by Class Ib Molecules." Presented at the Eight International H-2/HLA Workshop April, 1992.

    M. Brock, R. Shah, R. Waltrip, K. Fleischer, L. Watkins, D. Cameron. 1994. "Concomitant Versus Staged Surgical Procedures for Cardiac and Pulmonary Disease." Presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting, November, 1994.

  • Named as one of Top Doctor
    Pittsburgh Magazine
    Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  • Fellow Research Award
    American Sports Medicine Institute
  • Honors in all Clinical and Research Electives
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dean’s Summer Research Award/Stipend
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    1993, 1995
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    Baylor University
  • Mortar Board (Top 15 Baylor University seniors in Leadership, Scholarship, and service)
  • Outstanding Graduating Premedical Student Award
    Baylor University
  • President, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Beta Chapter
    Baylor University (National Premedical Honor Society
  • Outstanding College Students of America
  • J. Folmar Biology Research Award and Grants
    Baylor University Department of Biology
    1990, 1991
  • Summer Undergra Research Fellowship Program
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Student of Today Masonic Citizenship Award
  • National Merit Commended Student

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