Joint Replacement Surgeon in Syracuse NY

Specializing In

Joint Replacement

Knee

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Dr. Kevin Kopko is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery. 

He earned his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and completed an orthopedic residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY.  Dr. Kopko has completed a fellowship in joint replacement surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, part of the Harvard combined orthopedic surgery program, in Boston, MA.

Dr. Kopko is skilled in primary and revision joint replacements of the hip and knee, fracture care, orthopedic trauma surgery, and nonoperative management of osteoarthritis.

As a Syracuse University graduate and former member of the Orange football team, Dr. Kopko is very excited to come back to Central New York with his wife, a Camillus native, and children.  He looks forward to providing high quality care by working with his patients to provide the best surgical outcomes possible.

EDUCATION

  • Doctor Of Medicine, 2010.  Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA.
  • Bachelor of Science, 2006. Bioengineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

GRADUATE MEDICAL TRAINING

  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, 2017. Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • PGY2-PGY5 Orthopedic Surgery Resident, 2013-2016. Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY Academic Chief Resident 2015-2016.
  • PGY1 Orthopedic Surgery Resident , 2012. St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
  • Junior Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, 2011-2012. St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO. 
  • General Surgery Internship, 2010-2011. Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre PA

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS 

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) 

HONORS AND AWARDS 

  • Best Poster Orthopedics, 2015. Nassau Surgical Society Meeting, Westbury, NY 
  • Mercy Hospital Moment of Excellence Award, 2012. St. Louis, MO
  • Commencement Speaker, 2006. LC Smith College of Engineering, Syracuse University Carl Devoe Award: Outstanding Research in Engineering, Syracuse University Big East Football All Academic Team
  • Rita Schaffer Award, 2005. Biomedical Engineering Society, Syracuse University
  • Syracuse University Varsity Football Student Athlete Awards, 2003-2006
  • Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America, 1999
  • Heroism Award: for saving a life at risk to oneself, Boy Scouts of America, 1997

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE 

  • Academic Chief Resident Stony Brook Orthopedics, Stony Brook, NY. 2015-2016
  • Stony Brook Ortho Adult Reconstructive Curriculum, Stony Brook, NY. 2014-2016
  • Biomedical Technology Club President, Penn State CoM, Hershey, PA. 2007-2008
  • Blue & White Society Executive Board, Penn State CoM, Hershey, PA. 2006-2010
  • Syracuse University 100, Syracuse, NY. 2004-2006
  • Tau Beta Pi, NY Beta Chapter, Syracuse, NY. 2003-2006

PERSONAL INTERESTS 

Football, alpine skiing, freshwater and saltwater fishing, travelling, reading, cooking and barbecuing.

Hometown: Perkiomenville, PA

 

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