Dr. Robert Aptekar, MD

Dr. Robert Aptekar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 76

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Aptekar, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Campbell, CA. Dr. Aptekar has more experience with Elbow than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Good Samaritan Hospital and El Camino Health - Los Gatos Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Aptekar to book an appointment.


Arthritis and Orthopedic Medical Center

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(408) 356-0444
Arthritis and Orthopedic Medical Center221 E Hacienda Ave Ste A Campbell, CA 95008

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Practice Areas


Elbow surgeons perform proceduras including arthroscopy, replacement, resurfacing, or tendon repair to treat conditions affecting the elbow, such as arthritis, dislocations, and hyperextension.Compare with other Elbow specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aptekar treats Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Aptekar treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Elbow Injuries

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aptekar treats Elbow Injuries more than 36% of their peers

Dr. Aptekar treats this condition more than 36% of their peers

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Dr. Aptekar's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Our goal is to relieve suffering and restore the bone,joint, muscle and spine health of all patients we see with such skill and empathy that they are completely satisfied with our care and recommend us to others.


  • Orthopedic Surgery


Stanford Med Center
Residency Hospital
Stanford Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • French
  • English


  • AOA Honors Medical School, 1969
  • Richmond Cerebral Palsy Award, 1973
  • MD Cum Laude, 1969

Media & Publications

  • 23 Peer reviewed articles from 1971-present,

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Good Samaritan Hospital

San Jose, CA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

El Camino Health - Los Gatos Campus

Los Gatos, CA