IRVINE, Calif. - Robert S. Gorab, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Hoag Orthopedic Institute,
was recently named one of the top 26 knee surgeons in the United States by
Orthopedics This Week. He was the only surgeon in Southern California to be honored with this
Information was obtained via telephone survey of key leaders in the field
of orthopedics. Preeminent knee surgeons from across the U.S. anonymously
cast their votes for the best orthopedic surgeons in their respective
"He is a very gifted clinician who is meticulous with his technique
and understands and applies the principles of knee surgery," said
one anonymous surgeon. "He doesn't use a cookbook approach, but
instead individualizes treatment based upon patient needs and presentation."
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, back and knee
injuries are the most prevalent musculoskeletal impairments, with approximately
12 million visits made to physicians’ offices due to knee problems in 2006.
Dr. Gorab is a board certified orthopedic surgeon practicing in Orange
County, California. He is currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer
of Hoag Orthopedic Institute and he specializes in joint replacement and
arthritis surgery, performing more than 550 joint replacement procedures per year.
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About Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Hoag Orthopedic Institute specializes in the most advanced orthopedic surgery,
total joint replacement surgery and spine surgery. From the newest minimally
invasive techniques to total joint replacement to complex spine procedures,
their expertise in orthopedic medicine translates to better results and
fewer complications. Opening in 2010, Hoag Orthopedic Institute was a
merger of two of Southern California's largest orthopedic medical
groups, Newport Orthopedic Institute of Newport Beach and Orthopedic Specialty
Institute of Orange.