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Robert Cagle, MD

  • Hip And Knee Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting New Patients

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • Trinity Bettendorf
  • Gender: Male
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

About Robert Cagle, MD

  • Indiana University School of Medicine: MD
  • Purdue University
  • AO Traveling Trauma Fellowship, Bern, Switzerland
  • Internship
    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency
      • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
      • Hip Preservation/Sports Medicine Fellowship
        • Methodist Sports Medicine
Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Focus Areas
  • Hip And Knee Orthopedic Surgery


Robert Cagle, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon who has extensive training in joint replacement surgery of the knee and hip. He is proficient in both primary and revision hip and knee replacement. Dr. Cagle utilizes minimally invasive techniques, such as the direct anterior (DA) approach to total hip replacement, to speed post-operative recovery and experience less pain. Dr. Cagle has extensive experience with robotics (MAKO), partial knee replacements, navigation and other modern joint replacement techniques. He is fellowship-trained in hip preservation/sports medicine as well as in trauma. Dr. Cagle has experience with professional athletes as an assistant team physician for the Indianapolis Colts and amateur athletes by covering high school athletics, Division I collegiate athletics, boxing and mixed martial arts.

Dr. Cagle comes from the Midwest and loves outdoor activities. He and his wife, Amy, have three children. In his leisure time Dr. Cagle enjoys competing in Ironman triathlons, fishing, boating, camping, hiking, and spending time with his family.

As the Director of Orthopedic Robotic Assisted surgery at UnityPoint Health - Trinity Bettendorf, Dr. Cagle shares his experience of performing hundreds of surgeries using the MAKO SmartRobotic technology.

  • Minimally invasive techniques
  • Direct anterior (DA) approach to total hip replacement to speed post-operative recovery and experience less pain
  • Robotic surgery (MAKO)
  • Partial knee replacements
  • Navigation and other modern joint replacement techniques