Lt. Col. Dr. Robert Oh is a board-certified physician in family medicine with an added qualification in sports medicine. In his current role he serves as Physician Lead for the System for Health and Performance Triad at the Office of the Surgeon General of the Army.
Lt. Col. Dr. Oh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University then graduated from Boston University School of Medicine with tuition paid for by the Army Health Professions Scholarship Program.
He did his residency in family medicine at the DeWitt Army Community Hospital at Fort Belvoir, Virginia and received a Master's in Public Health at the University of Washington in Seattle.
He has had assignments in Germany, Kosovo and Iraq. Dr. Oh spent several years as Chief of the Family Medicine Service at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii before moving to Washington, D.C. to complete a sports medicine fellowship.
Several years ago, Lt. Col. Dr. Oh was diagnosed with pre-diabetes, despite being in excellent physical condition. This diagnosis motivated him to research how diet and exercise could impact health. His training and personal experience are a powerful combination to help his patients get fit and stay healthy.
His research and publications cover a range of topics including vitamin deficiencies and heat exhaustion.