Robert Agee, Jr.,
Lemak Sports Medicine & Orthopedics
Dr. Robert Agee, Jr. is recognized as one of the leading resources for primary care sports. He is the lead physician in the first line of defense for clients non-operative sports medicine needs at Lemak Sports Medicine. Dr. Agee specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy and reconstruction of the knee, shoulder, hip and elbow. Dr. Agee is affiliated with Trinity Medical Center.
Education, Training and Experience
Dr. Robert E. Agee, Jr. attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. A California native, raised on the Presidioof San Francisco, he returned to California to train in Family Practice at the UCSF-Fresno medical residency program. In 1999, Dr. Agee completed a sports medicine fellowship in Birmingham at the American Sports Medicine Institute that was co-founded by sports medicine pioneer Dr. Lawrence J. Lemak.
Dr. Agee joined the Lemak Sports Medicine practice as the lead
physician in the first line of defense for clients non-operative sports
In addition to his collegiate athletic post, Dr. Agee served nine years
as a medical consultant to the NFL-Europe league providing sideline
coverage and medical care for professional football players overseas.
Celebrities and entertainers whose performance demands domestically and
internationally call for discreet and immediate medical attention have
also called him on. Dr. Agee has proudly held the post as the volunteer
medical director for the San Francisco –Redwood Empire Pop Werner
football district providing quality care to hundreds of urban youth in
the inner cities of California. Presently, he can be seen on the
sideline of a range of middle school, high school and college level
games and events throughout Alabama. He is the current head team
physician for Alabama State University athletics and supports Samford
and Miles University in their athletic care. As well as covering
traditional sports Dr. Agee also has handled a wide range of sporting
events from Golden Gloves Boxing to Gymnastics.
Dr. Agee is recognized as one of the leading resources for primary care
sports medicine having spoken at national and international conferences
and meetings. He has been published in scientific journals and quoted
in popular press including Ebony magazine, Fox News and ESPN Sports
Radio. In 2005, Dr. Agee was invited to address members of Congress,
the White House staff and Olympic Committee on anti-doping to discuss
drug testing and Olympic athletes. His most recent research interest
center around providing a quality spectrum of care for all athletes
through health disparities research and programs.
Dr. Robert Agee Jr. is a fellowship trained sports medicine physician who has a decade of training and experience caring for athletes and performers around the world. Prior to coming to Birmingham, he was the chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine at Kaiser Permanente in California, one of the largest hospital systems in the United States. During that time Dr. Agee also worked as a team physician for the University of California at Berkeley where he covered various intercollegiate team sports, and most notably was the head team physician for the National Champion Cal Rugby Team.