Robert G Willson, MD, MPH

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Robert G Willson, MD, MPH

Orthopaedics
Sports Medicine
Pediatric Sports Medicine

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Robert G Willson, MD, MPH

Rob Willson, MD, MPH is an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine, who is a native of Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Willson started his education at The University of Georgia where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and a Master's Degree in Public Health. He attended medical school at The Medical College of Georgia followed by 6 years of post-doctoral training in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He trained at the prestigious University of Connecticut Sports Medicine Fellowship and continues a relationship with the program as he continues to practice in Augusta. Within his specialty of Sports Medicine, Dr. Willson has specific areas of interest in shoulder instability, ligament reconstruction and care of the overhead athlete. His research has been presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as The New England Shoulder and Elbow Society meetings. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Willson holds operative privileges at Augusta University Medical Center and Surgery Center of Columbia County.

  • Clinical Interests

    Specific areas of interest include:
    Shoulder Instability
    Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    Hip, Elbow, Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Articular Cartilage Restoration
    Care of OCD (Osteochondritis Dissecans) Lesions
    Patellar Instability
    Physeal-Sparing Ligament Reconstruction
    Rotator Cuff Repair
    AC Joint Reconstruction

  • Research Interests

    Current research in the following areas:
    Physeal-Sparing ACL Reconstruction
    Repair of Proximal Hamstring Avulsions

  • Specialties

    Orthopaedics

    Sports Medicine

    Pediatric Sports Medicine

  • Language(s)

    English

Positions

Assistant Professor

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Certified

Education and Training

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Internship: Augusta University

Residency: Augusta University - Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship: University of Connecticut - Sports Medicine

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