Dr. Joe Sam Robinson is one of the area's most experienced neurosurgeons. After graduation from Harvard College with honors in 1967, he continued his studies at the University of Virginia, from which he received his doctorate in medicine in 1971. Further training included rotations in London, England; an internship and a general surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta; and a neurosurgical residency at Northwestern University, Chicago. During this period, he was also involved in research programs at the National Institute of Health.
In 1981, Dr. Robinson began his neurosurgical practice at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. He became Chief of the Neurosurgery Department there in 1988 and is currently Chairman of the hospital's Department of Surgery. His resume includes many teaching assignments, including stints at the University of Illinois, Yale University, Mercer University and the Medical College of Georgia, as well as visiting professorships and lecture dates in Thailand, Scotland, Honduras, Italy, China, Lithuania, and Peru.
As his abilities are widely recognized, he has fulfilled many invitations to lecture on disorders of the brain and spinal cord in this country. In addition Dr. Robinson has contributed numerous articles for publication in such noted periodicals as the Journal of Chronic Diseases. His research continues, and he has several patents pending for patient-monitoring techniques.
View Dr. Robinson's Curriculum Vitae