William Roberts, MD

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Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Medical School
"Every patient is an athlete" has been my practice philosophy since I read George Sheehan's essay on the topic early in my career. I try to incorporate exercise into the plan for every patient I see.

William Roberts, MD, is a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. His medical interests are in sports medicine and he has a sub-specialty certificate in sports medicine. His research is in ice hockey and marathon related illness and injury. Roberts has authored many research and educational publications in sports medicine, and has presented nationally and internationally on sports medicine topics. Roberts is the medical director for the Twin Cities Marathon, the Chair of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for the Minnesota State High School League, and a member of the USA Soccer Cup Tournament Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.  

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