Blake Obrock, DO
Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Blake Obrock, DO

Dr. Blake Obrock is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, and attended medical school at Midwestern University, graduating with honors. He and his wife Jennifer relocated to Oregon where he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Finally, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of New Mexico.

Dr. Obrock performs a wide variety of orthopedic procedures but specializes in comprehensive care of the shoulders and knees, including both arthroscopy and total joint replacement. He strongly believes in exhausting non-operative treatment before pursuing surgical management whenever possible.

He currently provides orthopedic care for The Amarillo Sod Poodles, Canyon Eagles and is a regular provider at Heal the City.

Dr. Obrock and Jennifer have two daughters, Ella and Rylee. They enjoy traveling, sports of all kinds, and cheese making.


  • Midwestern University/AZCOM, Glendale, Arizona
    • Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, with Honors, 2011
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    • B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 2006

Post Graduate Education and Training

  • University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2016-2017
  • Samaritan Health Services – OPTI West, Corvallis, Oregon
    • Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, 2012-2016
  • Samaritan Health Services – OPTI West, Corvallis, Oregon
    • Internship, 2011-2012

Research, Publications and Authored texts

Research and Publications

  • Obrock, B. Evans, J. “Simultaneous Quadriceps Rupture Through a Bipartite Patella: a Case Report”
  • Pending Submission University of New Mexico Orthopaedic Research Journal, 2017 71-75
  • Obrock B, Wearn J, DeHart M, Gehling P, Mirza A. Sacral Insufficiency Fractures: Determining frequency and defining the patient profile. University Of New Mexico Journal of Orthopedic Research. 2017;VI:71-75.
  • Obrock, B. Tsai, P. Krumrey, J. Luxatio Erecta with Complete Brachioplexopathy: a Case Report
  • Pending submission
  • DeHart, M. Obrock, B. Mirza, A. Duwelius, P. Gehling, P. Coleman, J. Kowalik, T. Cox, J. Frequency and Treatment Trends for Periprosthetic Fractures About Total Hip Arthroplasty in the United States
  • Podium presentation #6 presented by John Cox MD at AAHKS 2015 Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
  • Obrock, B. Arias, H. “Interaction of Novel Ibogaine Analogs with the Human alpha-3/beta-4 Nicotinic Receptor”
  • Poster #202/B145 presented at American Society of Cell Biology Annual Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • Howard, J. Farruggia, F. Lipka, C. Jones, R. Obrock, B. Gutierrez, R. Wojciechowski M. “Testing the Phylogenetic Value of Several Nuclear Molecular Markers within Hologalegina (Fabaceae)”
  • Poster #1928 presented at Botany and Plant Biology Joint Congress, Chicago, Illinois

Authored Textbooks

  • Obrock B, Bankhead C, Richter D. Hip and Thigh: Contusions and Strains. In: Miller M, Thompson S, ed. Delee And Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2019:87-1 through 87-10e.2.


  • 2011 Sigma Sigma Phi National Honors Award – RHO Chapter
  • 2009 TOUCH Service Award – American Osteopathic Association
  • 2008 Matsiki Award – Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS
  • 2007 McBride Award – Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS