Robert Olvera, MD, ACSM

Dr. Olvera is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has received multiple awards for his work with student athletes at all levels. He enjoys working with amateur athletes as well as the elite athlete.

In addition to his family practice, Dr. Olvera has worked as an assistant Orthopedic Surgeon for more than 20 years, giving him a unique understanding and perspective of the musculoskeletal system. He is focused in the area of clinical primary care sports medicine, ambulatory orthopedics and rehabilitation. Many of his patients find him easy to speak to. He can translate complex medical jargon into basic layman language. He attributes this asset to growing up in East L.A. Calif., serving as a medical corpsman in the USAF prior to medical school, and living throughout the United States and Europe for 13 years.

In his free time, he enjoys going to all types of sporting events, traveling, exercising and spending free time with his family and friends.

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

This physician uses an electronic medical record system.
This physician uses myMemorialCare to access and store patient health information via the Epic ambulatory electronic medical record system. Patients of this practice may also securely view their health information online via myMemorialCare (MyChart), Epic’s patient portal.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
Harvard University Medical School
Date Completed:
1983
Type:
Internship
Institution:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Date Completed:
1984
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Date Completed:
1986

MemorialCare Network

Health Plans

Accepts most major PPO, EPO and POS health plans
Accepting New Patients:
No
Aetna HMO
Provider Number:
136711
Accepting New Patients:
No
Anthem Blue Cross HMO
Provider Number:
V5M
Accepting New Patients:
No
Blue Shield HMO
Provider Number:
00G529600
Accepting New Patients:
No
Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO
Provider Number:
PX0047
Accepting New Patients:
No
CalOptima Direct (Only accepting patients age 18 and under)
Provider Number:
00G529600855
Accepting New Patients:
No
Cigna HMO
Provider Number:
65345556
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Health Net HMO
Provider Number:
3466012673
Accepting New Patients:
No
Health Net Seniority Plus
Provider Number:
3466012673
Accepting New Patients:
No
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Provider Number:
996411
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Medicare
Provider Number:
N/A
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
SCAN
Provider Number:
20973
Accepting New Patients:
No
UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complete
Provider Number:
0256790010
Accepting New Patients:
No
UnitedHealthcare WEST HMO
Provider Number:
0256790010
Accepting New Patients:
No