Dr. Robert Agee is Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Practice who specializes in primary care sports medicine. He completed a Sports Medicine fellowship in Birmingham at the American Sports Medicine Institute, which was co-founded by sports medicine pioneer, Dr. Lawrence Lemak. Dr. Agee has over a decade of high level training and experience caring for top level athletes and performers from around the world and he serves as the first line of primary care at our Birmingham location.
Born and raised on the Presidio of San Francisco, Dr. Agee moved to the Southern region to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He then returned to California to train in family practice at the UCSF-Fresno medical residency program before serving as Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine at Kaiser Permanente in California, one of the largest hospital systems in the United States.
During this time Dr. Agee maintained a position as the team physician for The University of California at Berkeley where he covered various intercollegiate team sports, most notably as the head team physician for the National Champion Cal Rugby Team. Presently, he can be found on the sidelines of middle and high schools, collegiate level games, and events throughout Alabama. He is the current head team physician for Alabama State University athletics and supports Miles University in its athletic care
Dr. Agee has proudly held the post as the volunteer Medical Director for the San Francisco – Redwood Empire Pop Warner football district. He provided care to hundreds of urban youth athletes in the inner cities of California. In addition to his collegiate athletic post at Berkeley, Dr. Agee also served nine years as a medical consultant to the NFL-Europe league, providing sideline coverage and medical care for professional football players overseas.
As a noted national speaker, Dr. Agee is widely recognized as one of the leading resources for primary care sports medicine. Published in numerous scientific journals, Dr. Agee is also often quoted in the popular press by publications such as Ebony magazine, Fox News and ESPN Sports Radio. Currently Dr. Agee is focusing his research on providing a quality spectrum of care for all athletes through healthy disparities research and programs and to this end he regularly volunteers at local inner city athletes camps.
Locally Dr. Agee is well known for performing the Tenex Health procedure. This in technique is designed to help treat chronic tendon pain with a reduced recovery time.
When he is not in the office you can often find Dr. Agee on the sidelines of a local sporting event providing support to players of all ages or working on his form in the boxing ring.
Dr. Agee accepts the following insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, United Healthcare, Cigna, U.S. Department of Labor (WC), Workman’s Compensation, Healthsprings, and Viva Healthcare.