Born in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Halperin earned his B.S. degree, magna cum laude with honors in biological chemistry, at Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Epsilon Delta (national honor societies) and was named a Tulane Scholar. After graduation, he returned to Brooklyn and earned his M.D. degree at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center’s College of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery and an orthopaedic residency at the State University Health Sciences Center and Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn. He also completed a one-year fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of SUNY’s Health Sciences Center in Syracuse, NY.
Dr. Halperin is a member of the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, the Orange County Medical Society, The Florida Orthopedic Society and The American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery specializing in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Halperin served as Chairman of the Advocacy Resource Committee and has served on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida Orthopaedic Society and the Physician Society of Central Florida. He was a member of the Orlando Regional Orthopaedic Medical Economic Outcomes Committee.
Dr. Halperin previously served as the Chief of Orthopaedics at Lucerne Medical Center and as a member of the State of Florida Surgical Neuro-Musculoskeletal Guideline Committee. He also served on the Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee at Orlando Regional Healthcare System and served as co-director of the RSD treatment at Lucerne Medical Center. In addition to his extensive professional involvement, Dr. Halperin served as a volunteer Team Physician for the Trinity Preparatory School for over ten years.
Dr. Halperin and his wife have lived in the Orlando area since 1990. They have 3 grown children. Away from the office Dr. Halperin enjoys traveling and reading.