Robert Wergin, MD
Past-President, American Academy of Family Physicians
Chair, American Academy of Family Physicians
Robert Wergin, MD, FAAFP, is a family physician in Milford, NE and the board chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Wergin is a practicing family physician in the town where he was born and raised and practices the full spectrum of family medicine at the Milford Family Practice Center, from obstetrics to geriatrics. He also serves as medical director of Crest View Care Center. In addition, Dr. Wergin is a volunteer faculty member at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, teaching medical students and residents on their rural rotations.
Dr. Wergin was awarded the Nebraska Family Physician of the Year award in 2002, Nebraska Nursing Home Medical Director of the Year in 2012, and Nebraska Outstanding Rural Family Physician of the Year for Nebraska in 2015. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Nebraska, Kearney, with a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, and he completed his family medicine residency at St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, where he served as an assistant director. Dr. Wergin also served as assistant director of the Lincoln Family Practice Residency, which is affiliated with the University of Nebraska Medical Center.