Husband and wife team, Dr. Robert C. Robinson III, MD and Dr. Karla L. Robinson, MD have taken an unprecedented multidimensional approach to tackling health disparities and improving health literacy within the urban community. Recognizing the need to empower the community to become more active participants in their healthcare, Drs. Robinson established Urban Housecall Health Media Group, a comprehensive, multimedia health and wellness resource designed to meet the needs of the urban community.
Drs. Robinson serve as regular health contributors to local and nationally televised talk shows such as TV One’s “News One Now”, JET magazine, various blogs and news outlets. Authors of the new release In Sickness and In Health, Drs. Robinson are often called upon as media consultants, medical writers, and expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases.
Dr. Karla Robinson has clinical experience as a board-certified family physician, while Dr. Robert Robinson is a board-certified internal medicine and hospitalist physician. Their combined inpatient and outpatient medicine experience give them the unique ability to service the community as experts on all the health issues that matter to the urban community the most.
Both natives of Chicago, and alums of Xavier University of Louisiana, Dr. Robert Robinson went on to complete medical school and Internal Medicine Residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago, while Dr. Karla Robinson completed medical school at Rush University Medical College and Family Medicine Residency Training at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Together, their mission is to use unique multimedia efforts to engage, educate, and empower the urban community to obtain a healthy lifestyle. Through their ministry of health and wellness, Drs. Robinson are committed to improving the health of the community, even if it is one person at a time.