Angelina Radiation Oncology Associates

AROA Staff Biographies

Sidney C. Roberts, MD, FACR
Curriculum Vitae

AROA PictureDr. Sid Roberts is a fourth generation West Texan and graduated from Lee High School in Midland. Active in scouting as a youth, he attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 1976. Initially a music performance major, Dr. Roberts graduated with honors with a degree in German Literature from Rice University in 1983. He received his MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1987.

Pursuing his interest in cancer, Dr. Roberts completed his residency in Radiation Oncology in 1991 at Baylor College of Medicine. After a brief return to West Texas, he was recruited by the late Dr. Bill Shelton to move to Lufkin in 1992 to practice at the Arthur Temple, Sr. Regional Cancer Center at Memorial Health System of East Texas. He has practiced in Lufkin since 1992, and has also provided services to the Laird Cancer Center at Nacogdoches Medical Center in Nacogdoches, Texas at various times since 1994. He is also a long-time medical director for Hospice in the Pines. He is board-certified both in Radiation Oncology and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

In 2000, Dr. Roberts was awarded Leadership Lufkin’s Butch McMullen Silver Spike Award for distinguished community service. In 2006, the American Cancer Society awarded Dr. Roberts the St. George National Award, the highest award that the national board of directors of the American Cancer Society bestows upon a state-level volunteer. This award was given for his part in developing the Patient Navigator program, the Susan R. Mathis Resource Center and gathering community support for a new American Cancer Society regional office building located in Lufkin. In 2007, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Cancer Society. The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce honored him with the Healthcare Professional of the Year award in 2009.

Dr. Roberts is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology. He is active in Lufkin’s First Baptist Church, where he can often be found at the keyboards. He served as Chair of the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce board in 2013 and is on the High Plains Division Board for the American Cancer Society, the board of Memorial Health System of East Texas, and is active in the Texas Radiological Society, where he was President 2011-2012. He has been President of the Angelina Arts Alliance board, served on the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (and chaired their Theological Education Council), and is a past President of the St. Cyprian’s School Board. He loves to travel and never stays idle for long. He is married to Catherine Roberts and they have three daughters: Liz, Hannah and Phoebe.

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