Robert J. Stewart, M.D.

Dr. Stewart is fellowship-trained in orthopaedic trauma and sports medicine. He specializes in complex fracture care, ligament and tendon injuries, and arthroscopy. Regarding his fracture care, Dr. Stewart manages all levels of injury including fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum. He also has specialized training in pediatric fracture care, non-healing fractures, fracture complications, and post-traumatic arthritis. His sports medicine practice focuses on using the most advanced and reliable techniques to treat complex knee and shoulder injuries.

After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Washington in Seattle and his Health Studies Certificate at Seattle University, Dr. Stewart went on to obtain his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Following his residency, he completed two fellowships: one in orthopaedic sports medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, California and the other in orthopaedic trauma at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado.

When he is not seeing patients for sports medicine or trauma-related injuries, Dr. Stewart enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies include skiing, bicycling, and spending time on the water.

Qualifications

Undergraduate

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1998–2002

Graduate Studies

Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 2007–2008

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2008–2012

Internship

General Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 2012–2013

Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 2013–2017

Fellowship

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, 2017–2018
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO, 2018–2019

Professional Memberships

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

  • MultiCare Deaconess Hospital
  • MultiCare Valley Hospital
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
  • Providence Holy Family Hospital
  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Medical Interests

Publications

  • “Evaluation of the patient with patellar instability.”
  • “The association of injury energy level and neurovascular injury following knee dislocation.”
  • “The ethics of sports medicine research.”
  • “Outcomes for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: A Retrospective Review Using the KJOC Assessment Score with Two Year Follow-Up in an Overhead Throwing Population.”