nicholas kubik, md
Dr. Kubik graduated with honors from Washington and Jefferson College and then received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed an internship and residency at Hamot Medical Center with Orthopaedic pediatric rotation at the Shiners Hospital for Children, where he was chief resident. Dr. Kubik was also chief resident during his Orthopaedic Surgery residency and subsequently completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at Ohio State University where he worked with numerous athletes including the university hockey and football teams. Dr. Kubik then joined GPOA in 2003.
Licensed in Pennsylvania and Ohio, Dr. Kubik is involved in several professional societies including the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Allegheny County Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. He has published several Orthopaedic research articles and given numerous Orthopaedic presentations. Dr. Kubik also received a research grant from Hamot Second Century Fund for his work. His current researchis in minimizing pain during shoulder and knee replacements. Dr. Kubik has received several awards and honors including Who's Who in Healthcare and Medicine, Reader's Choice Award for Best Doctor Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Davenport Hooker Scholarship, the McGillick Scholarship, the G.G. Burkley Scholarship, the Lipsitz Scholarship, and the Presidential Scholarship at Washington & Jefferson. In addition to his work at Ohio State, Dr. Kubik has served as team physician for numerous high schools as well as the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League.
Dr. Kubik's interests in Orthopaedics include sports medicine injuries such as rotator cuff disease, shoulder instability, and ACL tears as well as degenerative arthritic problems requiring shoulder and knee replacement.
"As a former and current athlete and someone who enjoys sports, I understand the desire for a prompt return to sports for not only the high level athlete but also the 'weekend warrior.' By using new, less invasive techniques, this desire can often be met."
Dr. Kubik's other maor focus on joint replacement allows him to provide his patients with the latest technical advances including less invasive surgery as well as alternative bearing surfaces and gender specific implants for knee replacement.
When not practicing Orthopaedics, Dr. Kubik enjoys travel, tennis, skiing, outdoor activities such as hiking and bicycling, as well as spending time with friends and family.
Learn more about Dr. Kubik and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Kubik's Specialtieses
Dr. Kubik's Offices
Dr. Kubik's Hospitals
Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH