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Roy Caputo M.D.

Dr. Roy

Dr. Caputo is subspecialty trained in hand, upper extremity and Shoulder Surgery.  Dr. Caputo is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.  His practice inculdes congenital, degenerative, and traumatic conditions of the entire upper extremity.  He also evaluates and treats general orthopedic disorders.

He is the head of the Hand and Upper Extremity Section at Riverside University Health Systems, where he directs orthopedic resident training in his specialties.  Other academic activites include lecturing and research activities on various topics in his specialty.  Once a year Dr. Caputo travels to the Dominican Repuplic where he provides care for children with congenital and traumatic deformities at a CURE hospital.  Dr. Caputo enjoys spending time with his wife Tana and their children.  His hobbies include wood working, painting and is an exercise enthusiast.

Medical Training

Education - University of Miami Medical School
Internship - Unitversity of Florida Affliated Hospitals, Jacksonville, Fl.
Residency - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles Ca.
Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Tx.


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Added qualitifications in Hand Surgery
QME - State of California

Academic Appointments

University of California Riverside - Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Head of Hand and Upper Extremity Section, Dept. of Orthopedics RUHS
Orthopedic Residency Program


Baylor Alumi Society