Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Dr. Jason Robertson is board certified in both sports medicine and family medicine. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Lipscomb with a degree in Chemistry he received his medical degree from the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He and his wife, Amber, have four children. Robertson, in addition to his sports medicine practice, has also worked with several teams in Chattanooga, including the Lookouts minor league baseball team. He has served medical missions in Guatemala, Ecuador, Mexico and Honduras. He enjoys spending time with his family, but also stays active through various church activities. He also enjoys playing golf. Despite his busy schedule Dr. Robertson, a former soccer player for the Bisons, spent some time with Lipscombsports.com.
What sport did you play at Lipscomb?
“I played soccer at Lipscomb from 1993-95.”
Who were your coaches?
What is your fondest athletic memory at Lipscomb?
“The relationships built with Coach Butts and teammates through long hours of workouts, practices and game time are invaluable.”
Who had the biggest influence on you during your athletic career at Lipscomb?
“My roommates. I was blessed to live with some great Christian guys who always had my best interests at heart and helped counsel and guide me during some very formative years.”
What is your fondest non-athletic memory from your time at Lipscomb?
“I participated on two spring break medical mission trips to Guatemala my sophomore and junior years, and those trips helped to shape my pathway forward bringing me to where I am today. The experiences also dramatically changed my worldview and perspective on day-to-day life as a college student.”
What is the most valuable thing you gained or learned from your time at Lipscomb?
“The most valuable lesson learned through my experiences at Lipscomb is that living your mission is for everyone, no matter what our career choice may be. God calls us all to be ministers. My ministry is found in my Sports Medicine practice.”
Who was your favorite professor?
“Doug Varnado and Randy Harris. Both were Bible professors that influenced me in going to Guatemala, which was a pivotal experience in my young life, and both were very profound thinkers that challenged me to dive deeper into God's word.”
Where do you live now?
Who is your employer?
“Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.”
What is your occupation?
“Sports Medicine Physician.”
What does your position entail?
“Caring for injured athletes of all ages.”
Tell us about your family.
“I've been happily married almost 11 years to my wife, Amber, and have two girls, Riley (8) and Jancey (6), and two boys, Royce (4) and Jensen (2).”
Dr. Robertson’s e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org