Robert Lipschutz, CPO

Robert Lipschutz, CPO

Position Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist
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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 since 1993, beginning at the Newington Certificate Program in Orthotics and Prosthetics and currently at the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center. For several years, Robert was involved in research in the Center for Bionic Medicine and had returned to clinical practice in 2013.

Robert is highly involved in the Association of Children's Prosthetics-Orthotics Clinics (ACPOC). He had been the Program Chair of the Annual Meetings for several years, Vice President and President of the association, and remains on the Board of Directors of ACPOC.


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355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Professional Associations



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

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


  • Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics
    Multi-disciplinary organization that serves children with musculo-skeletal differences.