Merle S. Robboy, MD

Merle Robboy

Title: Gynecologist
Company: Merle S. Robboy, MD, A Professional Corporation
Location: Fallbrook, California, United States

Merle S. Robboy, MD, Gynecologist at Merle S. Robboy, MD, A Professional Corporation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in gynecology and obstetrics.

A gynecologist in private practice since 1972, Dr. Robboy has more than 45 years of professional excellence in the healthcare industry. Simultaneously serving as part of the courtesy staff at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital since 2003, he was formerly a contract physician with Kaiser Permanente Hospital from 2013 to 2014, an interim director of abortion services and contract physician with Planned Parenthood between 1997 and 2012, and a clinical associate professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, Irvine, from 1972 to 2003. In each of his roles, Dr. Robboy prides himself on providing compassionate care to his patients while maintaining the utmost professionalism.

To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Robboy first earned a Bachelor of Arts at Case Western Reserve University in 1961, followed by a Doctor of Medicine at the College of Medicine at the Ohio State University in 1965. He went on to complete a rotating internship with the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital from 1965 to 1966. During this time, Dr. Robboy served his country as a lieutenant commander from 1966 to 1968, returning to California for a residency at the Center for Health Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, from 1968 to 1972. He completed an additional one-year residency in general and gynecologic surgery at City of Hope in 1972. Dr. Robboy is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

A volunteer of gynecological services at the SOS Clinic in 1976, Dr. Robboy has been a prolific author as well, penning articles for such entities as the Pacific Coast OBGYN Society, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and Obstetrics-Gynecology. In 1988, he authored the article “Idiopathic Peripartum Cardiomyopathy,” and in 1974, he penned “The Hypercarotenemia in Anorexia Nervosa.” He wrote his first article in 1973, entitled “The Management of Cervical Impotence.”

A leading voice in his fields of interest, Dr. Robboy has maintained affiliation with several organizations, including the Orange County OBGYN Society, for which he served as president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. He has additionally been named a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and has been a member of the American Fertiity Society, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the Newport Harbor Orchid Society, and the American Dahlia Society.

Interested in his profession from a young age, Dr. Robboy always knew he wanted to be a doctor. After discovering he enjoyed delivering babies, he delved into obstetrics and gynecology as his specialty. Looking toward the future, Dr. Robboy hopes to enjoy his retirement while looking back at his celebrated career with high esteem.

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