Robert C. Osborne, MD

"For all the happiness mankind can gain is not in pleasure, but in rest of pain." 

(JOHN DRYDEN, 1631-1700)


Robert C. Osborne, M.D., is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist who has been practicing medicine in Arizona since 1977.  He is Board Eligible in Pain Medicine and was an associate of the Pain Medicine Center at Tucson General Hospital before it closed.

Dr. Osborne graduated from George Washington University Medical School in 1970.  He served in the United States Navy as a Senior Flight Surgeon for the United States Marine Corps until 1975.  He completed his residency at the University of California at San Diego.  Dr. Osborne established the first dedicated Obstetrical Anesthesia Service in Tucson in 1977.

Dr. Osborne practices Pain Medicine at his office and at various Tucson hospitals, where he also holds staff appointments in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.  He was the Director of Obstetrical Anesthesia at Tucson General Hospital before it closed.  Additionally, Dr. Osborne is the founder of the Patient Advocacy Foundation in Tucson, Arizona.

Bob is also co-founder and Secretary/Treasurer of the Ownership Union (OU®).  The Ownership Union is a registered U.S. federal labor union started in 2002.

Dr. Osborne ran for a board seat at the Alaska Air Group, Inc. in 2003 and 2004 with Richard Foley and Steve Nieman.

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