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Robert Fields, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Fields enjoys orthopaedics because he sees “interesting people with interesting problems.” When it comes to his style of treating patients, he says, “I like to keep a relaxed and very focused atmosphere.”

Dr. Fields’ Specialties Include:

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine

Originally from New York City, Dr. Fields lives in the West Valley with his wife and has been practicing in the area since 1986. “My proudest achievement is building a successful practice with great group of professionals who provide great care to the community,” he says. “It’s a daily thing.”

For 24 years, Dr. Fields was a team physician for many local football teams. Activities he enjoys in his time outside the office include hiking and playing guitar. When asked when he began playing guitar, he says, “I played guitar when I heard the Beatles in 1964″.

Education & Training

Dr. Fields attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, for his bachelor’s degree and New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, for medical school, completing a surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, followed by an Orthopaedic Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. He completed fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Washington Orthopaedic and Knee Clinic under the direction of Mike Malek, M.D., in Oxon Hill, MD.

Dr. Fields’ Certifications and Memberships Include:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member of the California Orthopaedic Association, and the Los Angeles County and California Medical Associations
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles, County Medical Association and past member of the Board of Trustees at West Hills
  • Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the State of California Industrial Medical Council