Dr. Hupel obtained an undergraduate Honours of Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters of Science degree from McMaster University in the field of molecular biology. Thereafter he entered the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. After graduating from the MD program with honours, he completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery through the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Hupel then completed a post graduate Fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Working under the supervision of Dr. James Waddell, Dr. Emil Schemitsch and Dr. Michael Mckee he received subspecialty training in the fields of orthopaedic trauma, and upper and lower extremity joint reconstruction.
Dr. Hupel relocated to the Kitchener-Waterloo area in 1999 and is presently in independent practice with subspecialty interests including primary and revision arthroplasty of the lower extremity as well as an interest in shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder arthroplasty. Dr. Hupel became the Regional Educational Leader for undergraduate orthopaedic education at the Waterloo Campus in 2012.