Dr. Robert L. Patz is an Orthopedic Surgeon at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). In addition to his surgical work at NEBH, Dr. Patz holds an academic appointment as assistant clinical professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine, and clinical instructor for the New England Baptist Sports Medicine fellowship program.
Dr. Patz serves as the President of the Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association, and is a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has published numerous works of orthopedic literature and has traveled widely as a lecturer.
After earning his undergraduate degree from Tufts University, Dr. Patz received his medical degree from Tufts Medical School and completed the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Boston University Medical Center. He then completed a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia (ORV) in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Patz is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a subspecialty certificate in Sports Medicine. His primary clinical interests include all arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee and sports medicine. He has been involved in the care of athletes from the high school to the professional level.
Assistant Clinical Professor: Tufts University School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Medicine)
Tufts University School of Medicine, 1991
Boston Medical Center, 1992
Boston Medical Center, 1996
Orthopedic Research of Virginia, 1997
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine