Dr. Robert D. Galpin, MD

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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery | Male

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 4949 Harlem Rd, Amherst, NY 14226 Get Directions
(716) 204-3200

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UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine's Commitment to Excellence: We will improve lives through compassionate care for those with musculoskeletal conditions; innovative research to discover, develop and deliver treatment; and collaborative education of the community and the orthopaedic physicians of tomorrow. We will treat everyone with integrity, kindness, respect and confidentiality. Every member of our organization shares this commitment.Read more

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based on 22 total surveys (1 with a review)
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Experience with Dr. Galpin
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Galpin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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He was recommended to me by the pediatrician, and we got an immediate appointment with him. However, I would not recommend him at all. He was rude, would not listen to what my 16 year old daughter was saying, and told me to sit down when I was trying to view the X-ray as he was explaining the results. We will not even go back to him for the follow up appointment. I will go to back to Northtown Orthopedics, Dr Peter Gambacorta,who is excellent, very professional and listens to his patients.
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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatric Orthopedics

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Galpin's Board Certifications

    Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hernia
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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    • 0
      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Western Ontario School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1977

    • Internship Hospital
      Toronto East General and Orthopaedic Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Western Ontatio-Orthopaedic Surgery

      Completed in 1982

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Harbor View Medical Center-Ao Traumatology

      Completed in 1984

      Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Crippled Children-Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

      Completed in 1987

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Western Ontario

      Graduated in 1973

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Dr. Galpin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Galpin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Galpin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Galpin's Care Philosophy

    UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine's Commitment to Excellence:

    We will improve lives through compassionate care for those with musculoskeletal conditions; innovative research to discover, develop and deliver treatment; and collaborative education of the community and the orthopaedic physicians of tomorrow.

    We will treat everyone with integrity, kindness, respect and confidentiality.

    Every member of our organization shares this commitment.