Dr. Robert Tomlinson Jr., MD

Dr. Robert Tomlinson Jr., MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 57 years old

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I believe in treating each patient as an individual, exceeding their expectations with our level of care, compassion, and reliability. We will treat you like family.Read more

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Dr. omlinson is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in sports medicine by the world renowned Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles,...Read more

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Dr. Tomlinson Jr. says...

Dr. omlinson is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in sports medicine by the world renowned Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. He has studied at Occidental College, Harvard University, Hannemann University and Tulane University School of Medicine. He has lived in Northwest Arkansas for 20 years, married to Anna and has three children. Dr. Tomlinson believes in giving his patients excellent medical treatment for a speedy recovery.

Dr. Tomlinson Jr.'s Care Philosophy

I believe in treating each patient as an individual, exceeding their expectations with our level of care, compassion, and reliability. We will treat you like family.

Dr. Tomlinson Jr. says...

Dr. Tomlinson has over 20 years experience in the evaluation and treatment of knee, shoulder, sports and work related injuries. He is an expert in advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques to ensure the fastest recovery with less pain.

Dr. Tomlinson Jr. says...

  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • PRP Injections
  • IME's
  • Work Related Injury Care

Dr. Tomlinson Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Arkansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Tomlinson Jr. has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications
    • Arthroscopic Debridement of Glenoid Labral Tears in Athletes, Feb 1995
    • Scoliosis and Syringomyelia: the Effect of Syrinx Decompression on the Scoliotic Curve., Sept 1994
    • Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Fracture, Sept 1999

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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendonitis


  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Jack Hughston Orthopedic Clinic

    Completed in 1985

    Tulane University, Department Of Surgery

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University Department Of Orthopedic Surgery

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic

    Completed in 1993

    The Southern California Orthopedic Institute

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1979

    Occidental College, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Casting
  • Casting of Broken Vertebrae
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery