R. Clio Robertson, MD

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Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. R. Clio Robertson specializes in the care of the ankle, back, hip, knee, neck, and spine, including expertise in joint replacement, spinal disorders, scoliosis, and arthroscopy. Dr. Robertson earned his medical degree at The University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City followed by the completion of his internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. He went on to complete his residency at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Robertson has served as the past president of Central State Orthopedics. He is a clinical associate professor at The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa. In the past, he has served as chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery at Saint Francis Hospital and has served on the Medical Executive Committee of Saint Francis Hospital. Dr. Robertson is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society and has received the John Charnley Hip Society Award.

Dr. Robertson was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and currently resides in Tulsa with his family. His hobbies include snow skiing, tennis, golf, pickleball, water sports, and boating. He is an Eagle Scout and is still actively involved in the Scouting movement.


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Special Interest/Subspecialty

  • Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Knee and Hip
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • General Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1975


  • Undergraduate Education: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1963
  • Doctor of Medicine: The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, 1967

Postgraduate Training

  • Internship: St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO, 1968
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Rochester, MN, 1974

Military Service

  • U.S. Air Force Medical Corps, 1968 – 1970

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Society of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma State Medical Association
  • Tulsa County Medical Society
  • Tulsa Orthopedic Society, Past President