William Porter McRoberts , MD

Pain Management , Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine

(954) 771-2551

Florida Spine And Sports Specialists
6000 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Overview

Areas of Focus Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Management Education 2005-2006 Emory University/ACGME Pain and Interventional Spine Fellowship 2001-2005: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Loma Linda University 1997-2001: University of Kentucky School of Medicine 1995-1997: University of Kentucky Deptartment of Medical Anthropology 1989-1993: Centre College, Danville Kentucky. Boards American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/ American Board of Anesthesia-Pain Medicine Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Employment /Organizations INITIATED AND DEVELOPED DIVISION OF INTERVENTIONAL SPINE AND PAIN MEDICINE Currently Medical Director of Pain Medicine, Holy Cross Hospital, first employed 2006-Present INTERVENTIONAL PAIN AND SPINE FELLOWSHIP 2005-2006 (Chief) Emory University PM&R RESIDENCY 2002-2005 (Chief 2004-2005) Loma Linda University Medical Center INTERNAL MEDICNE INTERNSHIP 2001-2002 Loma Linda University Medical Center UNIVERSITY ETHICS COMMITTEE 2002-2004 Loma Linda University RESIDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL 2002-2004 Loma Linda University PROFESSIONAL CODE COMMITTEE 1999-2001: (Chair 2000-2001) University of Kentucky Medical School National Institute of Aging, ALZHEIMERÂ’S DISEASE RESEARCHER 9/95 to 9/97 Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Lexington, Ky. PATIENT AND FAMILY SERVICES AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE (Chair 1995-2001 AlzheimerÂ’s Association, Lexington, Ky. BOARD MEMBER 1996-2001 AlzheimerÂ’s Association, Lexington, Ky. INVESTIGATIVE RESEARCHER FOR WILD RIDE by Client: Ann Hagedorn-Auerbach, Henry Holt and Co. 01/93 to 01/94 SURGICAL ASSISTANT & RESEARCH COORDINATOR 06/91 to 09/91 University of Kentucky Dept. of Orthopedics/Sports Medicine, Lexington, Ky. RESEARCH ASSISTANT & LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 06/89 to 09/89, 06/88 to 09/88 University of Kentucky Dept. of Gynecological Oncology, Lexington Publications, Papers & Presentations and Conferences Peripheral Nerve and Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation for the Painful Extremity, Progress in Neurological Surgery, McRoberts WP, Cairns KD, Deer T, Slavin K, Ed. Pending Pub 2010 Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Truncal Pain, Progress In Neurological Surgery, Cairns KD, McRoberts WP, Deer T, Slavin K, Ed. Pending Pub 2010. Placement of a Peripheral Nerve Stimulator for Successful Treatment of Intractable Tremor Following Peripheral Nerve Injury, W. Porter McRoberts MD, Anil Samson MBBS; Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Kevin Cairns, MD, MPH; South Florida Spine Clinic, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Poster Presentation North American Neuromodulation Conference 2009 Combination Thoracic Spinal Cord Stimulation and Peripheral Subcutanous Field Stimulator for Intractable Post-Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome, W. Porter McRoberts MD, Paul Wu MD, Anil Samson MBBS; Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Kevin Cairns, MD, MPH; South Florida Spine Clinic, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Poster Presentation North American Neuromodulation Conference 2009 Three Anode, Single Cathode "3A1C": A Case Report of Three Patients With Four Lead Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation (PNfS) Systems Using Novel Programming Parameters., W. Porter McRoberts MD, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Kevin Cairns, MD, MPH; South Florida Spine Clinic, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Poster Presentation North American Neuromodulation Conference 2009 The Placement of Four Versus Two Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulator Leads for the Treatment of Chronic Axial Low Back Pain. W. Porter McRoberts MD; Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Cami Dunham PA-C South Florida Spine Clinic; Kevin Cairns, MD, MPH; South Florida Spine Clinic, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Poster Presentation North American Neuromodulation Conference 2009 Ongoing: A Retrospective Evaluation and Data Collection Study to Evaluate the Treatment of Chronic Pain Patients with Neurostimulation using a Combination of Epidural and Subcutaneous Peripheral Field Leads, Ind

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 20 Years

Languages Spoken: N/A

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 2001

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Holy Cross Hospital

Specialties: Pain Management , Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS FL Blue Choice
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Florida Blue SimplyBlue
  • Oscar Insurance FL

McRoberts's Office Information

Florida Spine And Sports Specialists
6000 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
(954) 771-2551

Fax: (954) 477-1277
Website: www.floridaspinespecialists.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor McRoberts's Other Office Information

Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute
5597 N Dixie Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
(954) 958-4800

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Florida Spine And Sports Specialists
13365 Overseas Hwy Ste 103
Marathon, FL 33050

Fax:
Website:www.floridaspineandsportsspecialists.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon-
Tue-
Wed-
Thu-
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
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