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Education

  • Temple University - Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy
  • MCP Hahnemann University - Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
 

Bio

Robert Raspa currently serves as the Vice President of Value-Based Services at OrthoCarolina.


  • Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
 

Awards

  • Carolinas Medical Center Beacon Award for Increasing OR Efficiency 2012
  • OrthoCarolina Catalyst Award 2012
  • Rothman Institute Employee of the Quarter, 2007
  • Hopkins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Occupational Therapy 1997
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1995
 

Research

PUBLICATIONS

  • An RCT on the effects of topical CGP on surgical wound appearance and residual scarring in bilateral total-knee arthroplasty patients. Ong, A.; Orozco, F.; Sheikh, E.S.; Anmuth, C.; Alfaro, A.; Kathrins, R.; Grove, G.L.; Zerweck, C.; Madden, A.M.; Raspa, R.; Weis, M.T. // Journal of Wound Care;Dec2011, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p592.
  • Patient Engagement Critical to Bundled Payment Model Success. Revenue Cycle Intelligence, June 2017
  • Get on Board With Bundled Payments. Outpatient Surgery Magazine, July 2017
  • Keeper of the Bundle. Outpatient Surgery Magazine, August 2018

LECTURES

  • Physician Assistant Utilization in Your Practice – PA Directors Perspective. AAOS, Las Vegas, March 2019
  • OrthoCarolina’s Experience in Value-Based Care - North Carolina Medical Society, Raleigh, NC, September 2017
  • Value-Based Care - Ashville OrthoForum, August 2017
  • Understanding Hip Replacements - Community of Sun City, SC, May 2014
  • "Intra-articular Knee Injections - Clinical Pearls and Cadaver Lab" - Resident Education, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, October 2007
  • "Treatment of Osteoarthritis" - The Doctors In - Television Medical Call-In Show, May 2006
  • “Suturing Techniques” - MCP Hahnemann University, April 2001
  • “Surgical Emergency – Appendicitis in 3rd Trimester Pregnancy” OB/GYN Grand Rounds, Carolinas Medical Center, September 2000
  • “Recommended Screenings in Women’s Health” - OB/GYN Grand Rounds, Carolinas Medical Center, September 2000
  • “Electric Modalities – Phonophoresis and Iontophoresis in Hand Injuries” - Bacharach Rehabilitation Occupational Therapy Department, May 1999.
  • “Environmental Adaptations for Activities of Daily Living” - Scleroderma Support Group, Marmora, April 1999 
  • “Save Your Back – Transfer Techniques for Dependent Patients” - Bacharach Rehabilitation – Nursing Department, February 1999
  • “The Shoulder and Overuse Syndrome in Paraplegic Patients” - Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, June 1997.

 

Pardon Our Progress

We are hard at work converting to a new Electronic Health Record.

As a result, our team members at our offices and on our phones are a bit slower than usual.

We appreciate your patience as we work to improve your OrthoCarolina experience.

Thank you.