Background and Bio

Roberts_Family-5677webJay D Roberts, MD, graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Medical School in the Philippines in 1975. He received his internship and specialty residency training at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. In 1981 Dr. Roberts became board-certified in his specialty of Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) and a clinical assistant professor at Jefferson University Hospital, and in 1989 at Davis Medical Center in California. He is now in private practice in California and holds appointment at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. Dr. Roberts focuses on treating the cause of his patients’ problems and giving quality back to their lives.

Roberts_Jay-2481-Edit copyDr. Roberts is a member and lecturer at national and international meetings related to his specialty. He has published scientific work and is a contributing writer for Current Trends in Physiatry (W.B. Saunders 1984), and co-author of Photomedicine Treatment for Musculoskeletal Conditions (Thor International, UK 2006).

Dr. Roberts volunteers as part of a Christian ministry in maximum security prisons. He and his wife, parents of two grown sons, live in Indian Wells, California. Break the Chains is Dr. Roberts’ first book. Following in the long tradition of doctors who combine their passion for saving lives with their passion for writing, Dr. Roberts is currently at work on a novel, concerning children forced to work in mines. He also has plans to build an orphanage.