News & Events

Knee replacement patient returns to activity pain-free

Bill KarpFrom Bill Karp, six weeks after receiving total right knee replacement surgery from Dr. Klapper:

“Best orthopedic surgeon on the planet !

No pain after the surgery you made me whole again thank you sir (:

Six weeks after right knee replacement surgery, driving my car manual transmission, playing my drums with absolutely no pain.

Thank you thank you thank you... Big smile on my face.”


Patient says having Dr. Klapper’s hip surgery is the “best decision he ever made”

Listen to a 70 year old patient’s enthusiastic recommendation of Dr. Klapper’s revolutionary hip surgery on ESPN radio’s Thompson & Trudell Show.

Illustration by Matt Corbin

Dr. Klapper Featured in New Article in the Los Angeles Times “The California Sunday Magazine”

Dr. Klapper was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times “The California Sunday Magazine.” The article details how he translated his expertise into a career as a sports radio personality. Read the article

Dr. Klapper: “Derrick Rose Is Not Finished”

In February 2015, Dr. Klapper appeared on Fox Sports Live with Charissa Thompson to explain Derrick Rose's injury in detail and why he is optimistic about his recovery.


Revolution in Knee Surgery!

Dr. Klapper has developed a new technique which vastly improves hip and knee surgery! He states, “I have designed tools that are changing the way we do knee surgery,¬†making it less invasive with quicker recovery.”

Watch this video testimonial of a happy outpatient who has been successfully treated with the procedure.


Hans and Franz Call Out Dr. Klapper!

Recently on Fox Sports Fantasy Football Uncensored, Hans and Franz of SNL fame officially called out Dr. Klapper! Watch the hilarious video here.

Hans and Franz are played by Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon who starred in the popular sketch “Pumping Up with Hans & Franz” on Saturday Night Live in the late 80s. Dr. Klapper is a regular contributor to Fantasy Football Uncensored, which airs weekly on Fox Sports 1.


Past Events: Getty Center Lecture

Dr. Robert KlapperDr. Klapper held a standing room only lecture at the Getty Center in the Museum Lecture Hall on Sunday, September 11, 2011 entitled: “Michelangelo’s Sculptures: How He Manipulated¬†Anatomy.”

Dr. Klapper is an orthopedic surgeon and a sculptor who travels to Carrara, Italy, every summer to work on the very stone Michelangelo used to carve his works David and the Pietá. This lecture explored the ways in which Michelangelo used his knowledge of human anatomy to depict emotion from solid rock.

For more info about the Getty, visit: or call (310) 440 - 7300.