711 Lawn Avenue, Building 3, Sellersville, PA 18960
phone (215) 257-3700 /  fax (215) 257-0360

We Are Pleased to Announce

Upper Bucks Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine has joined Grand View Medical Practices (GMVP).

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Joint Replacement

Committed to safety and quality, the Joint Replacement Center has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission for both its total hip and total knee replacement programs.

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Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is specialized medical care for treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries. From athletes to active individuals, sports medicine helps patients continue injury-free active lifestyles.

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Shoulder Surgery

Arthroscopic shoulder surgery offers important advantages, requiring smaller incisions, less pain, and potentially quicker recovery, allowing you to get back in the game or back to work faster.

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Dr. Ernest E. Cope, III

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Ernest E. Cope, III, MD joined this practice in 1997. He is a graduate of University of Connecticut and The Medical College Of Pennsylvania. He served his internship and residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Dr. Cope completed a post residency fellowship In spinal surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University Spinal Cord Injury Center. He is a member of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Cope is on staff at Grand View Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a member of the North American Spine Society.


  • Undergraduate: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Medical: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


  • Surgical Internship: Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow)
  • North American Spine Society
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Society
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Bucks County Medical Society

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Dr. Ernest E. Cope, III, MD

Dr. Cope specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic and spine conditions and performs several orthopaedic and spine procedures including:

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Sports Medicine
  • Elbow and Wrist Surgery
  • Hip and Knee Surgery