Advanced Wound Care chronic non-healing or difficult to heal wounds, complicated post surgical wounds and acutely failing surgical wounds or flaps.
Personal Bio & Interests
Dr. Robins started his career in medicine working for the Ski Patrol in Southern Oregon at age 19 which soon led to employment as a nurses aide. Then as a Registered Nurse, prior to medical school, he worked as an RN in the Emergency Department at a level 1 Trauma Center, graduating with his Doctorate in Osteopathy in 1988. Receiving a Health Professions Scholarship to pay for Medical School he did his first Residency in Family Practice at the David Grant USAF Regional Medical Center at Travis AFB, California, and then a second Residency in Aerospace Medicine with Fellowship in Occupational Medicine and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University School of Public Health. He was awarded the Malcom Grow Air Force Outstanding Flight Surgeon of the Year Award in 1995, and completed a 20-year career as an Air Force Flight Surgeon with assignments that included European Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, and command positions for Fighter base Aeromedical Squadrons and the High Altitude U2 program in Beale, California, commanding medical services in 6 major deployments and 1 Humanitarian Mission, culminating his career as the US Aerospace Medicine Consultant to the Australian Defence Force Medical Chief (US Surgeon General equivalent), retiring as a Colonel. He attended the NOAA Dive Medical course in 2010 and maintains an avid interest in recreational scuba diving, certifying in 2003. He is a pilot, enjoys skiing, mountain biking, motorcycle riding and rock climbing.