Robert W. Dennis, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery- Sports Medicine

3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701

(903) 939-7504

Dr. Dennis grew up in Tyler and remains an active part of the community. He has extensive training in sports medicine, including a fellowship in sports medicine at the North Sydney Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Centre in Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Dennis specializes in arthroscopic knee surgery and is equipped to handle all types of sports-related injuries. Through extensive training and experience, Dr. Dennis is recognized as a leader in East Texas in his field of study. In 2021, Dr. Dennis Received the readers’ choice “The Best in Town” award for the best orthopedic surgeon in Tyler.   

In 2022 and 2023, Dr. Dennis was recognized as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor.

North Sydney Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center
Sydney, Australia
October, 1993 – February, 1994

March 1990 – February 1994

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of General Surgery
1987 – 1988

Medical Education:
The University of Texas
Houston, Texas
Medical Doctor

Undergraduate Education:
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

Sports Medicine

27th “Characterization of Cells from Fibrous Union Bone Defects”
The Walter Reed Bone Symposium
Washington, District of Columbia
March 23, 1989

“Preliminary Characterization of cells from Calvarial Nonunion Defects”
Texas Mineralized Tissues Society
Kerrville, Texas
April 23 – 25, 1989

“Regulation of 1, 25 (OH)2D3 of Phospholipase A2 Activity and Prostaglandin Production in Osteoblast-Like Cells”
Orthopaedic Research Society
New Orleans, Louisiana
February 05 – 08, 1990

“Postoperative Broken Drain Study”
Southern Medical Association
Orlando, Florida
November 02 – 06, 1994

“Regulation of 1, 25 (OH)2D3 of Phospholipase A2 Activity and Prostaglandin Production in Osteoblast-Like Cells”
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: Abstracts 1990

“1, 25 (OH)2D3 of Stimulation of Prostaglandin E2 Synthesis is Correlated with Activation of Phospholipase A2 Osteoblast-Like Cells in Vitro”, BONE
February 05 – 08, 1990

“Five Year Follow-up of Uncemented Total Knee Arthroplasties with Immediate Weight Bearing: Clinical and Roentgenographic Comparison”
Abstract submitted 1994 in association with Dr. Mervyn Cross
Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Institute

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Outstanding House Staff, 1989

Clinic Address: 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701

Hospital Privileges:

Baylor Scott and White Texas Spine and Joint Hospital
UT Health East Texas
Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital

Main Appointment Line: (903) 939-7501

Direct Line: (903) 939-7504

Fax (903) 939-7755