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Erik Stapleton D.O., M.S.

Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon

Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Erik James Stapleton is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon currently working with Greenbrier Physicians in Ronceverte, West Virginia. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Dr. Stapleton obtained his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and a minor in chemistry from Florida State University in 2009 and then his masters degree in neurological sciences from the University of South Florida in 2010.

He then received his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016 and while there, was a member of the Sigma Sigma Phi academic honor society. In 2021 he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Huntington, New York. While in residency, he held multiple leadership roles, including the chief resident designation, and he was active in medical research with numerous publications.

After his residency, Dr. Stapleton completed a sports medicine fellowship in 2022 at the prestigious New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. While there, he worked as an assistant team physician at Merrimack College and with the Boston Celtics.

In his free time, Dr. Stapleton enjoys spending time with his family, and participating in various outdoor activities including golf, mountain biking and skiing.

Medical School

  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell


  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, New England Baptist Hospital


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  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine - AOSSM