Robert Lipschutz

Display Name Robert Lipschutz, CP

Position Clinical Practice Leader
Certified Prosthetist
Assistant Professor
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About Me

About Me

Robert is an assistant professor in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He has been an instructor of Prosthetics and Orthotics for 25 years, beginning at the Newington Certificate Program in Orthotics and Prosthetics and currently at the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center. For 8 years, Robert was involved in research in the Center for Bionic Mediciine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and had returned to clinical practice in 2013. Robert is highly involved in the Association of Chlidren's Prosthetics-Orthotics Clinics (ACPOC). He has been the Program Chair of the Annual Meetings for several years, is currently the Vice President of the association, and will become President of ACPOC in 2018.


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Education & Professional Associations



    1983 - 1988
    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University
    1988 - 1990
    Prosthetics and Orthotics - Certificate Program, New York University - Post Graduate Medical School

Certificates + Licenses

  • Certified Prosthetist
    American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc
  • Licensed Prosthetist
    State of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Upper Limb Prosthetics
  • Lower Limb Prosthetics
  • Gait Analysis
  • Pediatric Limb Deficiencies