Dr. Robert Bixler, DO

Dr. Robert Bixler, DO

Neuroradiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Robert Bixler, DO is a neuroradiology specialist in Southgate, MI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 1990 and specializes in neuroradiology.

15300 Trenton Rd

Southgate, MI 48195

Contact Information

(734) 281-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Bixler's Experience

Dr. Bixler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neuroradiology
  • Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Family Practice and Neuroradiology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bixler "Double Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist and Fellowship trained Neuroradiologist Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center system. The focus and passion of my practice is in evaluation of the spine, including Experienced Quality MRI interpretations, CT and CT myelography, C-Arm Spinal injections and nerve blocks, Minimally invasive office based Disc herniation treatment/resection, facet nerve branch blockade, Sacroiliac Diagnosis, Quality CT Arthrography of the SacroIliac and injection proceedures. I treat my patients with respect to relieve, and diagnose symptoms and easing pain during activities of daily living. Dr. Bixler is a sought after physician for specialty spinal examinations and injection treatments of the spine by many orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine surgeons."


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1  Specialties

  • Neuroradiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Radiology**
  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Neuroradiology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Radiology**

50  Procedures

  • Arthrography
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • CT-Guided Biopsy
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Digital Mammography
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Provocation Discography
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Injections
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Upper GI Series
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X-Ray
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Adrian College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harper University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bixler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bixler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bixler to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Bixler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Bixler was referred by my MD. He exhibited superior and accurate diagnosis and procedure for my son's broken lumbar 5s (back) while he was 16 years old. Terrible process, in which he demonstrated a very controlled and disciplined recovery; more contrived than the orthopaedic surgeon, however...more
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