Michael J. Oplinger, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with expertise in joint repair and replacement, sports medicine, fractures, and minimally invasive surgery. He was one of the first
surgeons in the area to perform an all arthroscopic technique for rotator
cuff repair and among the first in Pennsylvania to perform robotic-assisted knee surgery (MAKOplasty). He provides patients with the best possible care using the most current techniques.
Dr. Oplinger enjoys interacting with patients of all ages and takes time to listen so he can help them heal. He recalls, “My grandfather was a general practitioner until he was 92. He showed me the satisfaction of helping people is the real reward of being a physician.”
Dr. Oplinger is a skilled surgeon who is committed to doing whatever it takes to make a difference in a patient’s quality of life. He helps people understand their conditions and options. Patients appreciate his style of practice, saying he is much like a teacher. He is committed to staying abreast of the latest orthopedic developments through constant learning and training. Dr. Oplinger is a team physician for Dickinson College and is currently the Chief of Surgery for Carlisle Medical Center.