Robert Roberts, DO

Dr. Robert RobertsDr. Roberts is a recognized expert in his field. He has extensive training and experience in diagnosing and treating disorders and issues involving the structures, systems, function, neurology and musculature of the face, head and neck, and ear, nose and throat. He holds special interest in nose and sinus disorders; head, neck, thyroid and parathyroid surgery and the medical and surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

Professional Specialties

As Head and Neck surgeon and ENT and Sleep Apnea specialist, Dr. Roberts knows the systems of the face, head and neck inside -and -out. As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Roberts approaches each patient as a unique and whole person with a body of complex, integrated parts that greatly affect one another. Many vital functions such as effortless breathing, hearing, swallowing, chewing, restful sleeping, thyroid regulation and proper immune response can be severely compromised by issues with the ear, nose and throat, allergies and sleep disorders. Dr. Roberts thoroughly and accurately diagnoses these disorders then, offers the most advanced options for comprehensive treatment and care. He seeks to improve the whole body wellness and daily quality of life for all his patients, providing profound physical and emotional relief to them and their families along the way.

Patient Relationships

Dr. Roberts is an excellent listener and communicator. He will put new and veteran patients alike at ease upon their first visit. As a sleep medicine patient himself, he understands some of the fears, questions and hurdles patients can face when seeking help. He welcomes your questions and encourages you to find out more about your options in solving any issues you may have; large or small, that are negatively affecting your life.


Dr. Roberts has compassionately served in private practice to patients of all ages and backgrounds in the Portland area since 1997. He serves on multiple local and regional boards, holds medical staff appointments at five leading hospitals in the Portland area and is an honored instructor to medical students and residents through the program of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon.

Formal Education, Training and Professional Experience:

• Undergraduate degree: University of Oregon
• Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine: Des Moines University
• General Surgery internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
• Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgical Specialties: Ohio University, Columbus branch

Past and Present Appointments:

• Board Member and President of the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
• Chairman of the Surgery Dept at Eastmoreland Hospital
• Board of Governors at East Portland Surgical Center

Current Medical staff appointments in and around the Portland area:

• Portland’s Providence Hospitals
• Legacy Hospitals
• Portland Adventist Medical Center
• East Portland Surgical Center