Rob Willson

Associate Professor

Rob Willson

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Bio

Rob Willson, MD, MPH is an orthopaedic surgeon. He attended medical school and residency at The Medical College of Georgia and attended the prestigious University of Connecticut Sports Medicine Fellowship.

  • BA 3300

Education

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia Sch, 2011

  • MPH, Public Health, General University of Georgia, 2007

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General University of Georgia, 2005

Certifications

  • PHY Ga Medical Board, 2017

  • PHY GA Medical Board, 2011

Awards & Honors

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Teaching Award Orthopaedic Surgery Department, 2022

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PHAS 5131

    Orthopedics
  • RSUR 5003

    Orthopedics
  • SURG 5275

    Orthopedics Externship
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I

Teaching Interests

Teaching residents and medical students in clinical settings, as well as traditional classroom settings.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Use of a Superolateral Portal and 70° Arthroscope to Optimize Visualization of Patellofemoral Tracking and Osteochondral Lesions in Patients With Recurrent Patellar Instability., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Patients: Early Results Using a Hybrid Physeal-Sparing Technique., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Care of the skeletally immature athlete, physeal-sparing ligament reconstruction, cartilage surgery, patellar instability, shoulder instability, complex knee surgery

University Service

  • Augusta University Athletics 2018 - Present

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Academy of Richmond County Athletics 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta GreenJackets Baseball (Atlanta Braves Affiliate) 2020 - Present

    Role: Other