Richard Mills Roberts, M.D.

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Richard Mills Roberts

Richard Mills Roberts, M.D.

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Hometown: Amarillo, TX
Childhood ambition: Get into college
Favorite sports team: Fightin Texas Aggies
Favorite sport/athletic activity to participate in: Water and snow skiing
Best travel memory: ANSE Chastanet Hotel St. Lucia, Honeymoon
Best med school memory: Celebrating the successful completion of another round of tests
Favorite song: Most song country
When I really need to relax I: Not sure I have that figured out
Technology device I can’t live without: Cell Phone
Favorite medical TV show: Mash
Proudest moment: The birth of my three childers
Fitness routine: Chasing 3 kids
Favorite healthy snack: Almond, Pecans most nuts
Fondest memory: The toasts at our wedding
Biggest challenge: Getting home for dinner every night
Most people don’t know I: I tried but learned to play the guitar
My perfect day: Any day on the lake with my family

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Practice History

  • 1995-1996 |San Diego Arthroscopic & Sports Medicine Fellowship,
    James P. Tasto, M.D., Chairman
    6719 Alvarado Rd, Suite 200,
    San Diego, California 92120
    Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • 1991-1995 | University of Missouri Kansas City,
    James J. Hamilton, M.D., Chairman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    2301 Holmes Street
    Kansas City, Missouri 64108
    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • 1990-1991 | Methodist Medical Center,
    PO Box 655999
    Dallas, Texas 75265-5999
    General Surgery Internship
  • 1986-1990 | University of Texas Medical Branch,
    Galveston, Texas 77550-2779
    Doctor of Medicine
  • 1981-1986 | Texas A&M University,
    College Station, Texas 77840
    Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

Honors/Awards/Activities

  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2005
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2006
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2007
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2012
  • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2013
  • Rex L. Diveley Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
  • Medical School
    • Rugby (Galveston City Team Champion)
    • Biomechanics Research (Jason H. Calhoun, M.D.)
  • Undergraduate
    • Texas A & M Corps of Cadets Battalion Commander
    • Ross Volunteer (State Governor’s Honor Guard)
    • Silver Taps Firing Squad
    • Distinguished Student, Deans Honor Roll
    • National Sojourner Award
    • Texas A & M Student Government Vice-President

Membership in Scientific Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society

Medical License

  • State of Texas

Abstracts Articles

  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt, M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine, Ortho. Trans. 17(1):108-109, 1993.
  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt, M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 13(4):545, 1993.
  • Adams, K., Roberts, R.M., Mader, J.T., Killing of Clostridium perfingens by Oxygen with and without Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes, 6th Int’l Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host, Peebles, Scotland, 1990.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto J.Pl, Hazel R.M. Acromioclavicular Joint Stability after Arthroscopic co-plaining. Arthroscopy. 14(4):419-20, 1998.

Presentations

  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto, J.P., Hazel, R.M., The Effects of Acromioclavicular Stability after Arthroscopic Co-plaining. Seventeenth annual meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America in Orlando, FL April 15, 1998.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto, J.P., Shin, Sung-Il, The Effects of Acromioclavicular joint Stability after Arthroscopic Co-plaining. Thirteenth open meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, AAOS Conference San Francisco, CA, February 16, 1997.
  • Roberts, R.M., Tasto, J.P., Arthroscopic findings and treatment of the partially ruptured or attenuated subscapularis tendon. Residents & Fellows Arthroscopy Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Mar. 28-31, 1996.
  • Roberts, R.M., Schmidt, T.L., Do, P.T., Shelf Acetabuloplasty for Treatment of Severe Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in the Older Child, Presented, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Thirteenth Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, April 19-23, 1995.
  • Roberts, R.M., Schmidt, T.L., Do, P.T., Shelf Acetabuloplasty for Treatment of Severe Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in the Older Child, Presented, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Thirteenth Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, April 19-23, 1995.
  • Roberts, R.M., Schmidt, T.L., D.O., P.T., Shelf Acetabuloplasty for Treatment of Severe Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in the Older Child, Presented, American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Session, San Francisco, California, October 14, 1995.
  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine. Presented, Scoliosis Research Society, Twenty-seventh Annual Meeting held in Kansas City, Missouri, Sept. 23-26, 1992.
  • Roberts, R.M., Bernhardt M., Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Pedicle Screw Placement in the Lumbosacral Spine. Presented, The American Orthopaedic Association 28th Annual Residents’ Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. March 29-April 1, 1995.

Experience

  • Association of Mexican Orthopaedics and Traumatology – Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Reconstruction Laboratory. Visiting Professor. Tijuana, Mexico. October 1995.
  • San Diego Shoulder Arthroscopy Meeting, Thirteenth Annual. Clinical Laboratory Faculty. San Diego, California. June 26-29, 1996.
  • AAOS Summer Institute – Faculty Assistant. Boston, MA. September 1995.

Organizations/Medical Coverage/Team Physician

    • Chairman Orthopaedic Department Baylor Irving Medical Center 2001-2005
    • Chairman Orthopaedic Dept. Irving-Coppell Hospital 2003-2006
    • Team Physician University of Dallas 1996-Present
    • Team Physician Dallas Diamonds WNFL 2003-Present
    • Team Physician Irving High School 1996-Present
    • Paul Harris Fellow Irving Sunrise Rotary 2005
    • Irving YMCA Board of Directors 2002-2004
    • San Diego Gulls, Assistant Team Physician WCHL Professional Hockey 1995-1996
    • San Diego State University – Assistant Team Physician 1995-1996
    • Grossmont College, San Diego – Team Physician 1995-1996
    • Budlight Pro Beach Volleyball League – Event Physician 1995-96
    • Byron Nelson Golf Tournament – Staff Physician 1999-2001
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