We Honor 2 Staff Members This Veterans' Day

Our Team at Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists Honors Dr. Robert W. Handy and James Fulginiti, PA.

Robert W. Handy, M.D.

Colonel Robert Handy, MD recently retired from the military after 25 years of service in the United States Army and Pennsylvania Army National Guard. His service included three wartime deployments including:

  • 1996, Bosnia and Croatia: Orthopedic Surgeon with 212th MASH
  • 2002, Kandahar, Afghanistan: Commander and Orthopedic Surgeon for 102nd Forward Surgical Team
  • 2016, Amman, Jordan: Battalion Surgeon for 1/110th Infantry Battalion of PA Army National Guard

Dr. Handy served as a Captain and flight surgeon as part of the 43rd MASH in the Republic of Korea for two years. After that, he trained at William Beaumont Army Medical Center and Thomason Hospital in El Paso, during which time he was promoted to Major. He spent the next 4 years in Heidelberg, Germany as a general orthopedic surgeon and has also served in the Balkans, Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo.

After being promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, Dr. Handy completed a 1-year fellowship in knee and hip replacement surgery and went on to teach orthopedic residents at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington. While in Washington, he commanded the 102nd Forward Surgical Team, with which he was later deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan. After a quarter century of service, he retired in October 2017.

James “Jim” D. Fulginiti, PA-C

In addition to being one of our Physician Assistants at Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists, Captain Jim Fulginiti, PA serves the 201st REDHORSE Squadron, a combat engineering squadron, at Horsham Air Guard Station in Pennsylvania. In his service, he has had three tours of duty including a 6 month deployment which included performing trauma surgery for troops in Afghanistan. He continues to proudly serve his country and state in the PA Air National Guard.

We are so thankful for the sacrifice Jim Fulginiti, Robert Handy, and other veterans have made in defense of the American way of life. This Veteran’s Day, we are proud to celebrate their service.

Skilled, Compassionate Orthopedic Services in Bucks County

At Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists, we provide orthopedic surgery and treatment for people from all walks of life and are always honored to care for the active service members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces. We have been caring for Bucks County residents for over 40 years and are proud to offer compassionate, high quality care for people in need of the following orthopedic services:

We also offer same-day total joint replacement, use the latest cutting-edge procedures, and rely exclusively on state-of-the-art technology when treating orthopedic issues of any kind. If you are in need of orthopedic care in Doylestown, Warrington, or anywhere in the surrounding areas, contact us to find the office closest to you and schedule your initial consultation.

Call (215) 600-4714 today to speak to an orthopedic physician in Bucks County.


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