Donald L. Roberts, MD, FACOG

Dr. Roberts celebrates over 20 years in helping women with their high-risk pregnancies and providing excellent care so they achieve the best outcome for both moms and their babies. He is board certified in both Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been active in research, lectures and providing medical care to the underserved areas of Las Vegas.

Dr. Roberts received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1983 from Weber State University. He went on to complete his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 1993. After practicing general Obstetrics and Gynecology in Las Vegas for two years, he went on to pursue his passion in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies.

He completed his Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of California San Diego. While in San Diego, Dr. Roberts presented research in Gestational Diabetes and ultrasound prediction of Shoulder Dystocia. At the completion of his fellowship, he was granted the resident teaching award.

Following his Fellowship, he returned home to Las Vegas where he worked for several years at the University of Nevada School of Medicine at UMC Hospital. Dr. Roberts served as both Chairman of the OB/GYN department at the School of Medicine and the Chief of the UMC Department of OB/GYN. He trained young doctors and students to become excellent physicians at the OBGYN residency program; many of whom still practice in the Las Vegas area. Dr. Roberts won several awards, including the CREOG outstanding teaching award in OB/GYN. Research interests during that time included preeclampsia and diagnosis of early IVF pregnancy by ultrasound. His favorite lectures for the medical students and residents were Preterm Labor, Teratogen Exposure, and Obstetrical Emergencies.

Dr. Roberts had a successful private practice from 2008-2011. In 2011, Dr. Roberts joined the great team of doctors at Desert Perinatal Associates. He serves on many local hospitals OB/GYN committees.

Dr. Roberts continues to teach residents and students as Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and Touro University. He also provides medical care to the indigent high-risk patients at Nevada Health Centers, where he has helped them since the days of his own residency.

Dr. Roberts is married to an OB/GYN physician and he is the father of five great children. He loves traveling with his wife, snow skiing, running and time by the beach. Send email