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Robert J. Schenck Jr. MD

Fellowship Year: 2000

Robert Schenck, MDDr. Robert "Bob" Schenck, Jr. is Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Schenck carries a full-time clinical practice in Orthopedic sports medicine, and is head team physician of the University of New Mexico Lobo athletic teams.

Dr. Schenck's undergraduate education began at Colorado Mountain College and the University of Colorado, eventually obtaining his BA degree in Human Biology at Johns Hopkins University in 1981. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1984, and completed an Orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in 1989. Dr. Schenck has completed two post-graduate fellowships, one in sports medicine with Dr. Frank Noyes at Cincinnati Sports medicine Orthopedic Center from 1989 to 1990, and a foot and ankle fellowship while on sabbatical in Boise, Idaho with Dr. Michael Coughlin in 2000.

Dr. Schenck's interests include athletic injuries of the ankle, knee, and shoulder, and is a Board Certified (ABOS) Orthopedic surgeon since 1992. Dr. Schenck's clinical interests involve that of cartilage repair, multiple ligamentous injuries of the knee, ankle instability, and arthroscopic shoulder reconstructions.

Contact Information
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
1127 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Phone: 505-272-5200

Articles published with Dr. Coughlin

  • Schenck RC, Coughlin MJ. Lateral ankle instability and revision surgery alternatives in the athlete Foot Ankle Clinics. 14:205-214, 2009
  • Coughlin M, Schenck R, Grebing B, Treme G. Comprehensive Reconstruction of the Lateral Ankle for Chronic Instability Using a Free Gracilis Graft. Foot Ankle Int. 25:231-241, 2004
  • Coughlin, M.J. Schenck, Jr., R.C., Shurnas, P.J.., Bloome,D.M. Concurrent interdigital neuroma and MTP joint instability: long-term results of treatment. Foot and Ankle Int. 23:1018-1025, 2002.
  • Coughlin M, Matt V, Schenck R. Augmented lateral ankle reconstruction using a free gracilis graft. Orthopedics25:31-35, 2002
  • Coughlin, M.J., Schenck, Jr., R.C.: Technique tip: Lateral ankle reconstruction. Foot & Ankle Int. 22:256-258, 2001.



Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  |  1055 N. Curtis Road  |  Boise, Idaho 83706  |  208-367-2121

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