Biography


Dr. Robert Millard is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He Is fellowship trained in Interventional spine care and Sports Medicine. Prior to joining Stanford, he was in private practice for 27 years. Dr. Millard’s medical practice involves the treatment of spine pain syndromes and Sports injuries. Interventional spine procedures performed by Dr. Millard include cervical/lumbar: transforaminal epidural injections; facet injections; medial branch blocks and radio frequency ablation (rhizotomies). He has served as team physician for the San Francisco 49ers (1992-2008) and the San Jose Sharks (2005-2015).

Professional Summary


Education & Certifications
  • Fellowship, Sports Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Medicine Associates, Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine (1993)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PM&R (2013)
  • Residency: UC Irivine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine (1992) CA
  • Medical Education: Wayne State University School of Medicine (1988) MI

Administrative Appointments
  • Team Physician, San Francisco 49ers (1992 - 2008)
  • Team Physician, San Jose Sharks (2005 - 2015)

Practice Locations


Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Los Gatos Los Gatos, CA
Los Gatos, CA

555 Knowles Drive, Suite 201

Los Gatos , CA 95032

(408) 866-6651

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Los Gatos Los Gatos, CA
Los Gatos, CA

555 Knowles Drive, Suite 201

Los Gatos , CA 95032

(408) 866-6651

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(447 Ratings)

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4.8/5

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(196 reviews)

I am very grateful to be under Dr. Millard's care.
I really like Dr Millard and would definitely recommend him
Good efficient scheduling & communication. Dr. Millard is experienced and informative.
Dr Millard is fabulous, understands and listens to issues.Changes treatment if first one does not work. A pleasure to work with.
I have recommended two people already!😊
I feel very confident that Dr. Millard has my best interests in mind and will provide me with excellent care.
He's a truly exceptional physician.
The doctor was very thorough and explained the MRI to me and was able to pinpoint the issue to me that I was very happy with.
excellent physician, knowledgable , thorough, pleasant
Dr. Millard is great. He answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns. I really liked his recommendation for further treatment.
He was patient with my questions, and responsive to them.
Excellent in every way!
Great listener- asks good questions, friendly and very knowledgeable
Dr Millard is a rockstar !
Dr. Millard is an excellent physcian. He was careful to explain my x-ray results and his plan for treatment. So relieved to have him on my team!
All good, and we're still trying to figure out what's best for me, after I see a back surgeon.
The Dr. explained the MRI in detail seems very good at what he does
Excellent listening. Caring provider. Excellent communication. Empathy.
Gotta tell ya that Dr Robert Scott Millard is beyond five stars. At age 72 I can honestly say that he is at the top of my list . His office assistant was spot on as well.
Dr.Millard is a very outstanding doctor, he Know's what I am going through with my back and always thinks about what is best for me. I really like my visits with him.
He is top notch!
Dr Millard is so caring and attentive.
Exceptional caring brilliant physician I started at a -10 in feeling well due to back injury 24 days ago he had me back to 70% of old self and continuing to improve with non invasive care plan - brilliant physician that listens and treats the whole patient rate these days in my opinion !!
Great service
Great physician. Lucky to have him in our area.
Excellent care from beginning to end
Dr Millard is always helpful and honest about treatment options.
Dr. Millard is awesome, I have been seeing him for over 15 years. The best.
Reception where super helpful sorting out a bill error for this visit
Dr. Millard is a truly outstanding physician - technically ultra capable and up to date with current treatments, and an outstanding patient-side manner.
Everyone is nice, timely and Dr. Millard is great
Love this doctor.
7 Star sevice by Dr.Millard! He listened to myissues very weel and uderstood my problems. Also, he explained me very well about my conditions and recommended the next steps. I am very pleased with his service
Dr. Millard was cheerful, kind and optimistic
Dr. Millard and staff are wonderful.
Very professional and easy to talk to
He is caring and patient with my questions. Answers all thoroughly. Very professional and kind. I'm lucky to have him as a resource
It was great to meet Dr. Millard. Explained all my questions
Professional
He seems great.
Dr.Millard is a star!!
Dr Milard is very caring, explains everything in details. Wa0ys answers all questions, offers options and solutions.
Dr Millard is fantastic and always gives excellent personal attention
Very professional and addressed all of my concerns.
was detailed in explanations
Excellent physician!
positive visit
Due to insurance issues, I hadn’t seen Dr Millard for about 5 years. It was like seeing an old friend again
Excellent staff, on time appointments and Dr. Millard is just the best!
Doctor Millard is a very good communicator and takes his time to explain and/or answer questions.
Dr. Millard is extremely knowledgeable, easy to talk with and I’m very confident he’ll be able to ‘fix’ me :)
Dr. Millard is patient, approachable and very thorough. He is an physiatrist. I would highly recommend him..
Dr. Millard is professional, compassionate & thorough
Excellent doctor and care team
Excellent care, friendly staff, on time appointment
Dr Millard is a great doctor, I followed him from his old practice.
Dr. Millard is thorough, professional, an expert in his field, and very encouraging. I wish all doctors were like him!
Dr Millard is most helpful and includes me and my wishes and concerns in my medical care. I appreciate his approach very much.
Clear and effective communicator, personable.
Dr. Millard is a very caring physician
Dr Millard is awesome!
Very professional good Doctor.
Great doctor
Dr. Millard & staff are professional & efficient yet cordial and caring.
Dr. Millard and Marlene are the best
Dr Millard is the best. Excellent clinical skills and bedside manner.. I wouldn’t see anyone else for my spine issues.
Excellent
Very happy with my Doctor Millard
Dr. Millard was super professional & knowledgeable regarding the steps it’s going to take to get me better. Laid back, friendly nature.
Staff & Doctor were professional & welcoming
I'm very happy with Dr. Millard.
Dr. Millard was great!
Dr. Millard is the best of the best! Also, his assistant Marlene is super great as well
Friendly. Supportive. Clear communication.
Profession, thorough, caring group. Dr Millard and his staff take all the time needed to effectively explain peocedures and treatment.
Dr Millard is friendly and efficient.
Best Doctor
Dr. Millard is excellent - explains everything in a clear manner... very supportive of my health goals
Dr. Millard professional, caring and efficient. Excellent doctor
So impressed with Dr Millard. He explained my spine xrays in detail and ordered physical therapy.
Best in the world!
Dr. Millard was great!
Everyone was great. But especially dr. Millard, who’s care for patients is beyond amazing. He is the greatest doctor!
Dr. Millard is the best, I have been seeing him for over 15 years.
Dr. Millard is great - explains everything and keeps it simple
Really like Dr. Millard
Very caring thoughtful physician
Very helpful with reading the MRI. Referred me to a surgeon that can possibly help.
I have had two visits with Dr. Millard. He diagnosed my lumbar spinal stenosis and said physical therapy will help. After four weeks, it is much better.
Knowledgeable & personable.
Very nice dr that laid out a great treatment plan I agreed with.
Dr. Millard is professional, empathetic, knowledgeable, specific, and approachable.
Dr.Millard is the top doctor in his field!
I wish he could by my PMD.
we received excellent care from Dr, Millard
Dr. Millard was excellent in his analysis and recommendations for my health issue.
He's THE BEST, period!!!!
This was my first visit with Dr. Millard. Dr. Millard and the staff were accommodating and I felt they cared.
Dr. Millard is a medical professional that gives his patients the quality care deserved!
Finding remarks in visit notes not covered.
Straight forward, clear communication. Explains options, so we can make informed decisions together.
Appointment was very rushed. Barely spoke to the doctor and asked any questions
Dr Millard explained my condition clearly and compassionately. I appreciated the time he took with me.
Dr. Robert Millard is an excellent physiatrist and I recommend him to anyone with back issues.
Dr . Millard is in a class above the rest. A truly gifted and caring physician.
DR. Millard and staff are outstanding
Dr Millard was very helpful with the pain in my neck and back, but he mentioned that if I want more information about the pain in my head, that I would need to see another doctor but I forgot to get a referral. Please send one.
Dr Millard is very professional and is a great listener. Whenever I need help with a lower back issue I will certainly let him know & seek his help.
Dr. Millard is a excellent , professional and very caring Doctor, we defiantly recommend him to our freinds
All good
As I've told my family and Dr Millard, he just might be the very best Dr. I've ever experienced in my 83 years.. He is exceptionally competent and skilled, has superbe "bedside manner" and a great personality.
Dr. M is always amazing.
Dr Millard has always been professional and kind and wants nothing but the best for his patients.
Very friendly staff
Dr. Millard is one of my favorite doctors. He is so professional, personable and treats his patients with the upmost respect.
SIMPLY THE BEST!!!
Awesome
Dr Millard looked me in the eyes when speaking to me. It made me feel like I was the only person he was interested in
professional, knowledgeable. efficient. good visit
Great doctor
Dr. Millard is excellent
Excellent, attentive, ,informed about my condition and generous about educating and sharing information about my diagnosis with me in a way to understand.
This office is the best.
At 83 years of age, I told my family Dr. Millard might just be the best Doctor I've ever visited. And this was apparent in my first 30 minute visit!
Excellent!
Excellent care
Dr. Millard is very informative and provides excellent explanations
Millard is a super star
Dr. Millard is an excellent doctor.
Exceptional doctor
Dr Millard was excellent, but wished Dr Smuck would have taken action a few year ago
He was helpful and went over all my questions.
Everything was perfect! Dr. Millard excellently explained the images (post-op) to me. The receptionist (Kimberly) was friendly and helpful and on top of things. The medical assistant was nice and knowlegeable as well.
Great Doctor
He is an excellent physician!!
Excellent and concerned!
He is great
He's always been wonderful to work with.
Dr. Millard’s knowledge and experience are outstanding, and combined with his personal and caring approach make him so valued and appreciated. Thank you!
Hes the best
He is the best doctor I have ever worked with.
Outstanding Doctor, very caring and concerned in trying to determine the best possible solution to improve your conditions.
Dr. Millard was a very good listener and tuned into my questions. He gave me good advice and assured me that I am going in the right direction. He made me feel more relaxed and hopeful that he could help me with my pain. I really appreciate having the opportunity to talk with him.
Great doctor. Friendly and cares.
Dr. Millard is professional, caring and extremely well informed about lower back pain and the etiology behind the pain. Our video meeting clarified the treatment options for my herniated disc, and reinforced my decision to choose Dr. Millard for my upcoming epidural injections. Stanford Health Care is lucky to have him on their team.
Excellent Dr. He explains medical information in a clear and precise manner.
Dr. Millard is professional, listens well and cares about his patients.
Dr Millard is the best. Great medically, very knowledgeable and an excellent communicator. And a wonderful personality as well.
Dr Miilard is excellent. Reason I came to Stanford HC
Dr. Millard is amazing. Stanford is incredibly lucky to have him.
Note previous comments about Dr. Millard. He rocks!
Dr. Millard quickly identified my root cause issues, and helped define a plan. He is a fantastic physician, and very approachable. The best I've experienced!
Dr. Millard's explanation of my x-rays was great and appreciated. He showed INTEREST in helping me & a positive personality.
Dr. Millard was awesome.
Dr. Millard is very thorough and addressed all my questions. Took his time explaining my diagnosis and procedure options.
Discussion of my medical care with Dr. Millard made me feel confident that my issue will be taken care of.
Dr. Millard is a good listener.
Dr. Millard was so professional.
I saw Dr. Millard 13 years ago and he was extremely competent and was the same during this visit. His bedside manner is very good and he explains his diagnosis and the entire procedure. I felt very informed and at ease from the visit.
Great demeanor and supportive
would highly recommend
Dr. Millard was awesome. I felt right at home and it was like we knew each other for years. He is amazing.
Dr. Millard is awesome! He was recommended by a friend & family member. He took the time to explain everything & made me feel comfortable & confident!!
Dr. Millard was phenomenal!
adore dr Millard ... patient, kind, considerate, caring, professional and knowledgeable. I trust him. that's the biggie!
Dr. Millard was very professional, with excellent bedside manner and answer all my questions and concerns.
Dr. Millard but me off when I tried to explain the history of my pain that has been moving from neck, shoulder & low back, saying that we will just focus on one area (low back) today. He said I should make another appointment to talk about my neck pain! Without the history, how can you treat a patient appropriately? The way he stopped me in the middle of sentence was close to being rude. Only when I mentioned the name of my friend who referred me to him, his attitude changed. I feel very frustrated about the whole interaction with him.
Dr. Millard is the best.
Again, was extremely pleased with the care and compassion of the care provider. Was listening and was not behind a computer screen like so many other places have now adopted. It is great to be treated as a person and not an anonymous patient.
Dr. Millard is fantastic.
fantastic!
I've been Dr Millard's patient for approx 10 years, first with SOAR Spine. He's one of my very favorite doctors. This was my first visit to see him since he's joined Stanford.
Love Dr. Millard. Feel that he spends time understanding my needs.
He has demonstrated compassion and professionalism.
Dr Millard was my doctor in his previous private practice and I didn't trust anyone else with my care.
Dr. Millard has been spot on with his diagnosis and treatment and cared enough to request the outpatient center to have me added as an additional patient to his list when the list was full. This was right before the Xmas holidays...best Xmas present ever!
Dr. Millard is very kind and caring. I have every confidence in his abilities. I wouldn't go to anyone else for this problem.
Dr. Millard is always very very good at explaining what is going on and what the potential options are.
Exceptional doctor! Wish all doctor's were as amazing as Robert Millard!
i followed dr millard from soar to stanford
Dr. Millard is outstanding. Super-competent and caring.
Dr. Millard did an excellent job of diagnosing my issues. He was thorough, knowledgeable, a good listener and explained issues clearly! He set a course of action for my issues. Amazing!
Dr. Millard is an excellent physician! I would recommend him to anyone needing a back doctor!
Dr. Millard is patient, positive, and professional!
good
Dr. Millard is world class. A pleasure to work with, and very effective.
great experience
dr millard is the best!
I would recommend this doctor to ANYONE. Brilliant, efficient, excellent at what he does, and at the same time friendly and caring.
Dr MILLARD WAS VERY PERSONABLE, KNOWLEDGEABLE AND INFORMED. HE EVEN KNEW MY KNEE SURGEON (DOUG BLATZ) - YES, WE ARE OLD DOGS.
Excellent doctor!!
Excellent doctor
Dr. Millard is a great doctor.
friendly and straight forward
Dr. Millard is excellent.
Dr Millard is an excellent physician and I completely trust him and I appreciate that he understands what is important to me

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