Dr. Robin West is a board-certified orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeon. She has over 15 years of clinical experience and has a special interest in the prevention and management of all athletic injuries. Dr. West currently serves as the Lead Team Physician for the Washington Nationals and the Head Team Physician for the Washington Redskins. She previously served as a team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University.
She joined Inova in July 2014 as the chairman of Sports Medicine at Inova, where she directs the clinical, strategic, administrative and academic affairs of the program. Her goal is to provide patients of all ages and abilities top-notch care in sports medicine. She has built a premier, integrative sports medicine program that provides a "one-stop shop" to patients and focuses on injury prevention, recovery and performance.
She currently serves on the board of the NFL Physician's Society and just finished serving on the board of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). She is also an active member of AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) and AANA (Arthroscopy Association of North America).
A native of Southern California, Dr. West currently resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, two children, and two dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys running, biking and being active with her family. She has completed the Eagleman Ironman 70.3, the Marine Corps Marathon, the San Diego Rock 'n Roll Marathon, the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon twice, and numerous other races.