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Robert H. Fields

Languages: Spanish, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Meet Dr. Robert H. Fields. He enjoys orthopaedics because he sees “interesting people with interesting problems.” When it comes to his style of treating patients, he says, “I like to keep a relaxed and very focused atmosphere; there’s no tension in my room,” adding that his patients would describe him as “personal.” His specialties include General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fields attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, for his bachelor’s degree and New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, for medical school, completing a surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, followed by an Orthopaedic Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. He completed fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Washington Orthopaedic and Knee Clinic under the direction of Mike Malek, M.D., in Oxon Hill, MD.
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
New York Medical College, New York, NY
Medical School
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Internship
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Residency
Washington Orthopaedic And Knee Clinic, Fairfax VA
Fellowship
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery
Professional Associations
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member of the California Orthopaedic Association, and the Los Angeles County and California Medical Associations
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and on the Board of Trustees at West Hills Hospital and Surgery Center
  • Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the State of California Industrial Medical Council
Personal Interests
Originally from New York City, Dr. Fields lives in the West Valley with his wife and children and has been practicing in the area since 1986. “My proudest achievement is building a successful community with a great group of professionals who supply great care to the community,” he says. “It’s a daily thing.”
In addition to being team physician for many local football teams, activities he enjoys in his time outside the office include golfing, hiking, going to the gym and playing guitar. When asked when he began playing guitar, he says, “I played guitar when I heard the Beatles in 1964".
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross California Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plus POS
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO/POS
  • Health Net Covered CA HMO
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Health Net Silver Network HMO
  • LA Care Covered CA HMO
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons POS
  • Secure Horizons Secure/UHC HMO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • TriCare PPO
  • TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Workers Compensation
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Orthopaedics
  • American Board of Podiatric Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Acl Repair
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Damaged Patellar (Kneecap) Cartilage Removal
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture Of Leg
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Joint Disorder
  • Joint Revision
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rupture Of Achilles Tendon
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sports Injury
 
Center for Orthopaedic Specialists
7301 Medical Center Drive Suite 400
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 264-3433
Center for Orthopaedic Specialists
1220 La Venta Drive Suite 202
Westlake Village, CA 91361
(805) 449-0016
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Tarzana Medical Center