Robert Lang likes to try and figure things out. He was a firefighter in
New Mexico for five years and had an interest in criminal investigation
before choosing a career in healthcare. EMT and technical rescue training
sparked an interest in medicine, which led him to a career as a Physician
He received his PA training at the University of Saint Francis in Fort
Wayne, Indiana, and worked at a Level II Trauma Center for four years.
Close to both Chicago and Detroit in Ft. Wayne Indiana, he saw his share
Robert made the decision to move back to the West to spend more time with
“I spent so much time working nights,” he said. “I wanted
to teach my son about the things I did growing up, like backpacking.”
Robert and his wife Dawn have two children. His wife Dawn is a Physical
Therapist by training, but is currently concentrating on their children,
who are home-schooled. In addition to family activities, Robert enjoys
hiking, reading and doing home improvement projects.
He believes in trying to understand the patient from their perspective,
and helping them understand their condition and treatment options.
“I tell them what I’m doing and why I’m doing it,”
he said. “I want them to know that I really do care and that we
work together as a team in their care.