Robert Harper, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Specialist at Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group

Robert Harper, MD

Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

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Areas of Interest

Dr. Robert Harper is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon with interest in the full spectrum of spine surgery. He specializes in complex surgery of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. His focus is on minimally invasive and motion preserving techniques whenever possible to allow for faster recovery and return to activities.

Education & Training


Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2020-2021


University of California- Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA


University of California- Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia MO – Summa Cum Laude

   – Alpha Omega Alpha member


Washington University, St Louis, MO


University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Philosophy of Care

My goal is to treat each patient as though they were a member of my family. To provide the highest level of individualized care through patient education and shared decision making.


ABOS Board Certified


AO Spine 2018-present

North American Spine Society 2018-present

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2015-Present

California Medical Society 2015-Present

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society 2015-Present

American Association for the Advancement of Science Sponsored Member

More about Dr. Harper

Dr. Harper was born and raised in St. Louis Missouri. He and his wife are the proud parents of twins. They love skiing, hiking, biking, and reading.


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