Robert August Gallo, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Sports Medicine

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute
30 Hope Drive, Building B, Suite 2400
Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-5638 Fax: 717-531-0983


Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine

Patient Services Provided

ACL/PCL tears Knee ligament injuries Meniscal tears Rotator cuff tears Shoulder instability Osteochondral defects of knee

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Robert A. Gallo, MD graduated from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in 2002. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, and a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Gallo is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics. Among other roles, he serves as the medical director for the Harrisburg Senators baseball team and as an assistant physician with Cedar Crest High School. He has special interests in the care of overhead athletes, rotator cuff injuries, multiligamentous knee injuries, and articular cartilage defects. Dr. Gallo is a sports enthusiast and an avid tennis player. He lives in Palmyra with his wife, Carla, and their two children, Robby and Grace.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery (New York) (2008) Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital (2007) Internship, Surgery, General, Allegheny General Hospital (2003) M.D., Penn State Hershey College of Medicine (2002)


Gallo RA, Gamradt SC, Adler RS, Maderazo A, Altchek DW, Warren RF, Fealy S
Vascularity of the supraspinatus tendon three months after repair: characterization using contrast-enhanced ultrasound
Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Coleman S, Gallo RA, Kompel J, Purnell G, Altman GT
A low-profile method of hybrid tibial fixation for soft-tissue grafts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Orthopaedics 2009, In Press
Gallo RA, Feeley BT
Cartilage defects of the femoral trochlea
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy [Epub ahead of print]

Honors and Awards

Attending Honors: Herodicus Travelling Fellowship (2009 Fellowship Honors: Who's Who Among Americans (2009) Residency Honors: American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader; Allegheny General Hospital Department of Orthopaedics Surgery Resident Research Award, First Place (2007) Allegheny General Hospital Resident Research Award (2004, 2005, 2007) Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (2001)