Dr. Topoleski attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where she completed her B.S. degree in physiology and a M.S. degree in textile science with a minor in cellular physiology. She earned her M.D. degree from New York Medical College. She remained there to complete a general surgical internship and an orthopaedic residency with the college’s Affiliated Hospitals.
Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Topoleski became a Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellow at Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa, Florida. She received specialized training in all aspects of children’s orthopaedics, including pediatric spinal surgery and the Ilizarov method.
Throughout her training, Dr. Topoleski has been involved in both clinical and laboratory research. She has presented her studies at national meetings for orthopaedic and pediatric surgeons.