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Robert S. Gorab, MD

Robert S. Gorab, MDDr Gorab is a board certified orthopedic surgeon practicing in Orange, California. He is one of the managing partners of Orthopaedic Specialty Institute, the largest subspecialty orthopedic surgery practice in Orange County comprised of 28 orthopedic surgeons. Dr Gorab’s practice is limited to joint replacement and arthritis surgery. He serves as Chief Medical Officer at the Hoag Orthopedic Institute and sits on the Board of that institution. He is an attending physician and former department chairman at St Joseph Hospital in Orange, and has served as Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California Orthopaedic Association, and the Western Orthopaedic Association. Dr Gorab received his undergraduate education at Colgate University in Upstate New York. He completed his medical education at the University of Pittsburgh, graduating as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society and receiving the Lange Outstanding Achievement Award from the university. Dr Gorab completed his surgical internship and orthopedic residency at the University of California, Irvine. He then completed an additional fellowship year in joint replacement and arthritis surgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Gorab is actively involved in surgeon education, design, and development of orthopedic implants and procedures. He is a consultant for DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson Corporation. Dr Gorab is actively involved in several orthopedic research and development projects. He has published a number of articles in the orthopedic literature pertaining to arthritis and joint replacement surgery and has presented at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally on arthritis and joint replacement procedures. Dr Gorab is a board member of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Institute of Southern California, a non-profit medical foundation which supports physician education, clinical research, and medical education to allied health providers and the surrounding communities. Dr Gorab’s wife, Lisa, is a practicing pediatrician and he has two adult children. His recreational interests are primarily athletic and he is very active in youth sports. He played collegiate soccer at Colgate University, continues to play in competitive ice hockey, enjoys mountain biking, and is an avid downhill skier.

Robert S. Gorab, MD

Orthopedic Specialty Institute

280 South Main Street, #200 Orange CA 92868

Contact - Robert S. Gorab MD, Joint Replacement & Arthritis Surgeon, Orange County, California (949) 255-9755

Contact - Robert S. Gorab MD, Joint Replacement & Arthritis Surgeon, Orange County, California (949) 502-3751

  • School Of Medicine - University of California, Irvine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • California Orthopaedic Association (COA)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • The Bone and Joint Decade
  • Orthopaedics