Dr. Robinson, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Fellow for 2012-2013, grew up and spent much of his life in central North Carolina. He attended Duke University in Durham, NC where he was a history major with a minor in music. After completing a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from Duke, he taught history for several years in boarding schools around the Philadelphia, PA area. He is a 2009 graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine and completed his pediatrics residency at Duke University Hospital in 2012. While in medical school, Dr. Robinson also completed a Masters of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In residency, he won the prestigious Stockman award given by the Duke Pediatrics faculty for excellence in teaching by a pediatrics resident. Throughout his life, Dr. Robinson has been actively involved in athletics at all levels. During his three years as a resident, he was a sideline physician for a local Durham high school football team, and helped with Duke Sports Medicine’s sports physicals program at the middle school, high school, and university levels.
Dr. Robinson is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, and American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. Professionally, he is interested in providing well-rounded pediatric care to his local community with particular emphasis on the teenage athlete and his or her growth and development. In his free time, he enjoys basketball (particularly Duke), football, baseball, reading history and theology, as well as working with and mentoring youth at his church.