Dr. Robert FitzGibbons, MD

Dr. Robert FitzGibbons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Robert FitzGibbons, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Longmont, CO and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

1610 Dry Creek Dr

Longmont, CO 80503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • One Health
  • Pennacle
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. FitzGibbons "Dr. FitzGibbons understands there is a lot of info available to patients prior to coming and after leaving his office. He feels this is only beneficial and his job is made easier by having patients that are well informed to make the best informed decision in the care of their orthopedic problem. Dr. FitzGibbons' desire is full service orthopedic care. He can coordinate an efficient and comprehensive evaluation and implement total care of the orthopedic problem. This may include education, radiology, including X-ray and MRI if necessary, home exercise programs through Certified Athletic Trainers that work closely with Dr. FitzGibbons in his clinic, as well as arrangements for formal physical therapy when necessary, and surgical intervention as appropriate."


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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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36  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Miami University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Northwestern University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Northwestern University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Meth Sp Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Radial Fracture Healing with Angular Deformity, 1987
  • Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Repair, 1993
  • Aggressive Non-Treatment of Lateral Meniscus Tears in ACL Reconstruction, 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. FitzGibbons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. FitzGibbons to family and friends
38 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 2
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Dr. FitzGibbons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr Fitzgibbons was one the best doctors I have ever had. Very professional, very direct with answers to my questions. He made me feel very comfortable about my knee replacement operation. The whole procedure went extreamly well. I highly recommend Dr Fitzgibbons.
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I had a knee replaced by Dr. Fitzgibbons 9 weeks ago. Everything about the process was better than expected. Longmont United Hospital helped communicate the process and they were great for the surgery and initial recovery. Dr. Fitzgibbons and his staff are very professional and willing to...more
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Very professional. Cares about his patients.
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Dr Fitz has done both of my knees in the last year he has given me my life back I can do the little things again, Riding a bike or walking pain free I am still recovering from my second one but it feels good, I am excited to start hiking and fishing again Mike
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Dr. Fitzgibbons replacement my knee 5 yrs ago. Knee surgery went so well that I went back to him for shoulder pain. After consultations and an MRI, he discovered rotator cuff tear and performed surgery. Surgery was performed in their new facility and now going through phy therapy in same facility....more
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