Robert Liss, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, West Penn Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Greater Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Associates

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  • Dr. Robert Liss is an orthopedic surgeon in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Forbes Hospital, West Penn Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside - Shadyside, and Allegheny Valley Hospital. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice 33 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and is experienced in minimally invasive spine surgery, spine surgery, spine traumatology, spine deformity surgery, and orthopaedic surgery.

Education & Training

  • Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical CenterFellowship, Spinal Surgery, 1989 - 1990
  • Southern Illinois UniversityResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1984 - 1989
  • Temple University School of MedicineClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1990 - 2022
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1986 - 1990
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Comparable energy expenditure after arthrodesis of the hip and ankle  
    Waters RL, Barnes G, Husserl T, Silver L, Liss R., J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1988 Aug;70(7):1032-7.

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