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Shawn Andrews Had Lumbar Microdiscectomy with Dr. Robert Watkins III

I feel like I was pretty lucky to have Dr. Watkins III help me out with my back problem since he has a lot of experience with injuries such as the one that I had. He was very professional and thorough and I greatly respect the work he does at the Marina Spine Center.

Shawn Andrews

I got injured during a game. I always joke that it’s worth it if we win. However, with this specific injury, I was physically incapable of playing anymore. It was scary. On two separate occasions, I had injections that were supposed to help alleviate the pain, but it just did not happen. It was time to seriously address the issue and so I had an appointment scheduled at the Marina Spine Center with Dr. Watkins III.

He was incredible. He told me right off the bat that I would most likely have to have surgery on my back and then follow a rehabilitation program for maybe three months to ensure the success of the operation. Dr. Watkins was the one that performed the surgery. I had a herniated disc that needed medical attention and it went great.

More Patient Testimonials

Beverly R.

Beyond a chance to express my gratitude for Dr. Melamed.

Jonathan Q.

I had my herniated disc procedure performed by Dr. Watkins.

Henry T.

Our patient had a back procedure performed by Dr. Robert Watkins IV.

Jodi C.

No more pain in Jodi's lower back thanks to Dr. Watkins Jr.

Rob N.

Successful spine surgery performed by Dr. Watkins Jr.

John D.

"Zero pain after a triple laminectomy with Dr. Robert Watkins III."

John Booty

The doctors said it was something they had to do.

Dave Ball

I needed to trust the process.

Daniel Hackett

I thought I needed surgery in order to fix myself. I didn't.

Trevor Pryce

Trevor Pryce had surgery to remove a disc fragment.

Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson received his third surgical procedure.

Kyle Turley

I had worked with Dr. Robert Watkins before.