Robert P. Wilder, M.D., Chair
Training & Certification
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Transitional Medicine, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Primary Care Sports Medicine, The Nirschl Orthopaedic and Sportsmedicine Clinic
UVA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Phone Number: 434-243-5600
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Robert Wilder, MD, is chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UVA. He also serves as medical director of The Runner’s Clinic and the UVA SPEED Clinic, and directs the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
Dr. Wilder attended the University of Dayton where he was captain of the Flyers Cross Country Team. Following medical school at UVa and residency at the Baylor College of Medicine, he completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the Nirschl Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic.
He has served as the team physician for numerous schools and teams including FC Dallas of MLS, the University of Texas at Arlington, and the University of Virginia. He is currently team physician for Reebok Elite, Ragged Mountain Racing, Monticello HS, and is a US Tennis Association Tournament Physician. He is the medical director for numerous local area races including The Charlottesville 10-Miler and the Women’s Four Miler. He is co-editor of the Textbook of Running Medicine.
Dr. Wilder joined the faculty at UVa in 1998 and has chaired the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 2010.