Dr. Robert Watkins IV, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 43

4640 Admiralty Way Ste 600
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
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  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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Marina Del Rey Hospital
4650 Lincoln Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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Marina Spine Center
Marina Spine Center
4640 Admiralty Way Ste 600
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
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    Dr. Watkins IV' Experience

    Dr. Watkins IV' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminotomy
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Complete in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Complete in 2003

    Fellowship Hospital

    Centre For Spinal Studies and Surgery-Queens's Medical Centre
    Complete in 2004
    European and United States Traveling Fellowship
    Complete in 2004

    Undergraduate Schools

    Vanderbilt University
    Graduated in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Watkins IV & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Watkins IV' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins IV to family and friends

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    20 responses

    Dr. Watkins IV' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    20 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    20 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    20 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Watkins IV

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    20 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    20 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    20 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Marina Spine Center
    4640 Admiralty Way Ste 600
    Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
    (310) 448-7890 (Office)
    (310) 448-7853 (Fax)
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