Robert A. Keller, MD is a fellowship trained sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship from the world renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Keller has a special interest in caring for athletes of all ages. Additionally, Dr. Keller has an interest in Cartilage Restoration, Stem Cells, and Biologics.
Dr. Keller provides minimally-invasive, state-of-the-art surgical techniques for his patients. Driven by the desire to obtain optimal outcomes for his patients, Dr. Keller has published and presented clinical and laboratory research both nationally and internationally. Dr. Keller has led research on the highest level of athletes, publishing literature on NFL, NBA, and MLB athletes. He is also a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
His practice has an emphasis on: arthroscopic shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilization/labrum repair); arthroscopic knee surgery and ligament reconstruction (ACL surgery); shoulder replacement (including conventional and reverse replacement); elbow arthroscopy/ligament reconstruction; and hip arthroscopy.
A native of San Diego, CA, Dr. Keller attended college at Washington University in St. Louis, where he was the captain of the men’s basketball team. He then graduated with Honors from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Residency training was completed in Orthopaedic Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. While in residency, Dr. Keller was honored by being named Chief Resident, winning the Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, winning a variety of resident research awards, and developed multiple healthcare related patents. Dr. Keller then completed a sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship at the world renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. During fellowship, Dr. Keller was an assistant team physician to numerous professional and college teams including the Los Angeles Rams, LA Dodgers, LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks, and USC Football.
Dr. Keller is a member of many professional organizations, including: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Keller continually strives to bring the highest level of care to his patients. His goal is to give each patient personalized care that utilizes cutting-edge techniques to get his patient back to their activity or sport. With a tremendous breadth of sports medicine experience at the highest-levels and continued research that is progressing the field, Dr. Keller brings premier sports medicine orthopedic care to SE Michigan.