Dr. Robert Biscup, M.S., D.O., F.A.O.A.O., is a board-certified orthopedic
surgeon, practicing for more than 25 years. His developments in major
reconstructive, previously failed, and minimally invasive spine surgeries,
including laser microsurgery and micro-decompression laminaplasty, have
earned him international recognition as a pioneer in the field of spine
care and spinal surgery. Dr. Biscup has traveled extensively throughout
the United States and Europe, lecturing and demonstrating the surgical
techniques, instrumentation and implants he helped to develop.
Appointed to the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in 1997, Dr. Biscup was on
staff in the neurological surgery and orthopedic surgery departments.
He also served as director of the Regional Spine Care Program and chairman
of the Cleveland Clinic Florida Spine Institute. He is a fellow of the
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (for which he previously served
as president) and has won several awards, including the Patient Advocacy
Award from the American Academy of Pain Management, the Outstanding Educator
Award from Cleveland Clinic's Orthopaedic Residency Training Program,
and two Medal of Merit Awards from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic
Medicine. Dr. Biscup is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association,
American Medical Association and the North American Spine Society. He
formerly served as the orthopedic consultant for the Cleveland Indians
and as a clinical professor in orthopedic surgery at the Ohio University
College of Osteopathic Medicine.