Robert Engelen, DO

Do You Have a Sports or Related Injury?
If you have experienced a sports injury and are looking for non-surgical treatment options, find the help you need from one of Utah’s most highly trained and experienced sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors.

As a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician, Dr. Engelen can offer solutions that may help you avoid surgery. Call today to make an appointment.


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Orthopedic Medicine & Sports Medicine

Dr. Engelen earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, followed by a transitional internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia. He then served as a Lieutenant in the Navy and operated as the medical officer for 1st Battalion, 6th Marines in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and for a deployment to Afghanistan. He subsequently completed the Navy Undersea Medical Officer Course and operated as a Dive Medical Officer.

Dr. Engelen completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah and most recently completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He has actively supported the Salt Lake area athletic community by serving as a team physician for several local high schools. He currently serves as the team physician for the Utah Royals FC.

In his practice, Dr. Engelen has a special interest in:

  • Evaluation and treatment of spine and sports injuries
  • Advanced fluoroscopic procedures including epidural injections, facet blocks, and SI joint injections
  • Ultrasound guided procedures for joint, tendon, or nerve injuries
  • Diagnostic musculoskeletal and sports ultrasound
  • Regenerative Medicine including PRP and stem cells for treatment of osteoarthritis and tendon injuries
  • Biomechanical analysis for injury prevention and sports performance

In his leisure time, Dr. Engelen enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He enjoys mountain biking, trail running, and alpine skiing.