Robert M. Cercek, MD
SpecialtyPrimary & Revision Joint Replacement Surgery of the Hip and Knee
Medical SchoolWayne State University
ResidencyTulane University School of Medicine
FellowshipThe CORE Institute
Robert M. Cercek, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee. He is trained n the field of computer-assisted and robotic joint replacement, featuring MAKOplasty®, performing both hip and knee replacements.
Dr. Cercek joins our practice after receiving his fellowship training at The CORE Institute with Dr. David Jacofsky. Previously, Dr. Cercek completed his residency program in orthopedic surgery that began in at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and was completed at the University of Arkansas after Hurricane Katrina. Prior to that Dr. Cercek attended the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts where he earned his bachelor's with distinction in cellular and molecular biology. Dr. Cercek followed up his undergraduate degree with a master's of public health degree in human nutrition from the University Of Michigan School Of Public Health and attended Wayne State University School of Medicine to obtain his doctor of medicine degree.
Dr. Cercek is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society and in 1999 was honored by being named to the National Dean's List and as the Human Nutrition program Outstanding Student.
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Research & Experience
Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: What the Practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon Needs to Know. Jacofsky DJ, Della Valle CJ, Meneghini RM, Sporer SM, Cercek RM. Instr Course Lect 2011; 60:269-81.
Isolated Lateral Patellofemoral Impingement as a Cause for Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty: Results of Operative Intervention. Jacofsky DJ, Cercek R, Kieffer K, Myerthall S, Larsen B, Jacofsky MC. 2010 Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA.
Acute Correction of Tibia Vara in Children via the Focal Dome Osteotomy. Cercek, RM. 24th Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum. Oct 2008.
Camp Camelot—Weight Loss Achieved Through Behavior Modification. Cercek RM. University of Michigan School of Public Health. Dec 1999.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options & Secure Tracks, Sante of Surprise, November 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options & Secure Tracks, Grandview Care Center, September 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Joint Pain and Treatment Options, La Loma Village, August 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Joint Pain and Treatment Options, Pebble Creek, April 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Hips: To Shake or Not to Shake, Kiwanis Club of Sun City West, October 2010.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Hip & Knee Pain: You are Not Alone, Sun City Festival, October 2010.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Osetoporosis, Sun City Festival, June 2010.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Advances in Knee Replacement, Banner Del E. Webb Hospital, November 2009.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options, Grandview Terrace, December 2009.