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Robert Dennis

Occupation: Surgeon, Azalea Orthopedics
Tyler, Texas
Spouse: Sheli


Robert W. Dennis, M.D. graduated from Texas A&M with a BBA in Management in 1983. While at Texas A&M, Robert was a member of the Corps of Cadets, Ross Volunteers and Chairman of Fish Camp. Upon graduating from Texas A&M, he attended medical school at The University of Texas in Houston and completed his Orthopedic residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After finishing a Sports Medicine fellowship in Sydney, Australia, Robert returned to his hometown Tyler, Texas and joined Azalea Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic. In addition to his orthopedic practice, he was a founding partner in Texas Spine and Joint Hospital in Tyler.

Robert is a member of Champions Council. He and his wife, Sheli, previously served as Captains of the East Texas Chapter. He is also a member of Athletic Ambassadors and currently serves on the Premium Services Committee for the 12th Man Foundation. He and Sheli have one son.

"The more we (Aggies) get involved, the more successful Texas A&M is going to be.

It's extremely rewarding to be able to give back to something about which you are passionate. We love coming back over here and love being involved. For as long as I can, I want to try and do more."

Jim and Carmen Sheffield
Diamond Champions Council Members