Dr. Raphael Roybal, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Raphael Roybal, MD
Dr. Raphael Roybal, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Savannah, GA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Roybal is affiliated with Candler Hospital, Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah and Memorial Health University Medical Center.

4425 Paulsen St

Savannah, GA 31405

Contact Information

(912) 355-6615

Dr. Raphael Roybal, MD

Dr. Raphael Roybal, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roybal "At the Savannah Spine Institute at Chatham Orthopaedics, I bring an Evidenced Based approach to treating all disorders of the spine. Specializing in both cervical and lumbar spinal pathologies, my interests include minimally invasive spine surgery and complex spinal reconstruction of the cervical and lumbar spine.

My goal is to combine the latest research in spine surgery and treatment with the most innovative technology in order to customize the most efficacious plan of treatment for each individual patient."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Denver
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Arizona dept. of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Arizona Dept. Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Texas Back Institute, Spinal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Society Of Lateral Access Surgeons, Faculty Proctor
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roybal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roybal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roybal to family and friends
4.0
based on 43 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Roybal's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Richmond Hill, GA |
Worse doctor in the world, if you value your safety stay away from this quack, I had a very good doctor try to repair the damage this guy caused me, unfortunately what he did to me could not be fixed. I have owned my owned business for 25 years and had to close because I could not work any longer. My life is over and I will try my best to tell everyone I know to stay away from him. Trust me it's the worse thing that has ever happened to me. I wish I could have left negative stars but can't
Savannah, GA |
Terrible experience. He could not wait to do surgery, but after the fact... He was not helpful and seemed to care less about my recovery experience and return to work. Can I put zero stars?
Orlando, FL |
best doctor that I've ever seen!!! support staff has a lot to be desired!!! Call for prescription to be refilled and they are not taking care of!!!! each time I am giving a different version of what should happen. and this don't seem to be a problem with just me.. have been in office waiting room and seen numerous patients come in with the same problem. not a good situation for the patients.
in Guyton, GA |
Without you I would be lost, you gave me my life back ,You are the best doctor who had operated me, not even the German doctors can so well operate,you are unaffordable, normally nobody can pay what you do.Thank you for the surgery ....your Christine Cofer
in Savannah ga |
He absolutely obliterated my husband's back and ruined his future. We now have teams of specialists trying to correct the damage that he had done. Please, try another doctor! Save yourselves!
in savannah |
While friendly andcknowledgable Dr Roybal frequently leaves you waiting for up to 2 hours - often then his PA shows up - and she is nice but often cannot answer all questions. The office staff is unfriendly and unhelpful. You - the patient are not treated well here
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Dr. Roybal accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
    Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Roybal has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah
11705 Mercy Blvd
Savannah, GA 31419
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Candler Hospital
5353 Reynolds St
Savannah, GA 31405
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Memorial Health University Medical Center
4700 Waters Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
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