Robert P. Kropac, M.D.

Robert P. Kropac, M.D., has been practicing Orthopedics since 1978. Initially doing surgery for many years and later practicing conservation orthopedics, treating Workers’ Compensation injuries, back and neck injuries as well as failed or non- surgical orthopedic conditions.

Dr. Kropac went to Ohio State University for his under graduate degree and his medical degree. He did his internship at USC/LAC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He did one year residency in General Surgery. He then served two years with the Unites States Army and achieved the ranking of Major. Following his service to the military he returned to USC/LAC Medical Center for four years of residency in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Kropac was the chief residence at the USC/LAC Medical Center and was recognized for his excellence with many awards. He also worked with many sports teams in the Los Angeles area working with Dr. Kerlan and Dr. Jobe, the team physicians for the Los Angeles Rams and the Lakers.

Following this he was in private practice in the Los Angeles area for twenty years before moving to West Virginia. For this past twenty years he has been practicing conservative orthopedics at the Orthopaedic Center of the Virginias.


Business Address:

Orthopaedic Center of the Virginias
311 Courthouse Road
Princeton, WV 24740

Business Phone:



  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Certified Independent
  • Medical Evaluations
  • American Medical Association
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Agreed Medical Evaluations


Kent State University
Kent, Ohio, 1963

Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, BS, 1965

Ohio State University
College of Medicine,
Columbus, Ohio,
Medical Doctor, 1969

Post Graduate Training:

Surgical Internship,
Los Angeles County!
University of Southern
California Medical Center,
Los Angeles, California

General Surgery Residency
Huntington Memorial Hospital
Pasadena, California 1970-1971

On-the-Job Training,
Department of Orthopedic
Surgery, United States Army,
Valley Forge General Hospital,
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania,
197 1-1973

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Los Angeles County / University
of Southern California Medical
Center, Los Angeles, California

Chymopapain in the Management of
Lumbar Disc Disease, New York
University, Post-Graduate
Medical School, New York, New
York, 1983

American Disability Evaluation
Research Institute, Ann Arbor,
Michigan, 1985-1988

Special Education:

Neurosurgery, William Beaumont
General Hospital, El Paso, Texas

Sports Medicine
Sports Medical Center
Robert Kerland, Director
Inglewood, California

Board Qualifications:

Fellow of the American Academy
of Disability Evaluation.

Board Certified by the American
Board of Independent Medical

Board Eligible of the American
Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.

Commerce Industrial Medical Clinic
Commerce, California 90022

Robert P. Kropac, MD
101 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 401
Montebello, California 90640

120 1 2L1i Street
Princeton, WV 24740

Robert P. Kropac, MD
311 Courthouse Road
Princeton, WV 24740