Dr. Robertson was born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin. He completed his undergraduate work at Duke University, his medical education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his residency specializing in head and neck surgery at the University of Illinois, and his fellowship specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at an Emory University associated private practice in Atlanta.
In 1996 he was hired as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and the first Director of Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He continued to serve the university full time as a surgical instructor, researcher, and mentor until 2003, when the private practice of Robertson Plastic Surgery, now called Robertson Cosmetic Center, was created. Dr. Robertson is Double Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Robertson currently resides in Madison with his wife and three children. He opened his private practice clinic in 2003 to provide more personalized services and complete patient satisfaction with regards to privacy, safety, comfort, and natural appearing results.
Dr. Robertson’s education has been notable for honors at every level of schooling. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Art History in only three and one half years, with the distinction of graduating Magna cum laude. Medical school followed with multiple awards for leadership, scholarship, professionalism and service.
In 1990, Dr. Robertson finished medical school number one in his medical school class. His excellence was rewarded by completing his residency and fellowship training at some of the most competitive programs in the country. This included five years of rigorous training in head and neck surgery in Chicago, followed by one year of dedicated cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery study in Atlanta. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
An active member nationally with the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, he has served on boards that oversee fellowship curriculum and research awards. He has also lectured nationally and published articles on rhinoplasty, botox, facelifts, wound healing, ear surgery (otoplasty), upper and lower eyelid surgery, tissue adhesives, skin resurfacing, and facial soft tissue fillers. Not only has he personally performed thousands of procedures in facial plastic surgery, but he has also taught others to practice and master proper techniques.
Dr. Robertson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the American Board of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (FACPS) and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). He is also a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) since 2006.