Dr. Robert T. Getter, MD

Dr. Robert T. Getter, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 44 years old

Dr. Robert T. Getter at MIDISC Spine Care provides conservative treatment and minimally invasive surgical intervention for a variety of neck and back conditions responsible for causing your pain. Our goal is to cure your pain and get you back to life!Read more

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Dr. Robert T. Getter at MIDISC Spine Care provides conservative treatment and minimally invasive surgical intervention for a variety of neck and back conditions responsible for causing your pain. Our goal is to cure your pain and get you back to life!Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ross University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Florida

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Maimonides Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Spine Institute of Arizona

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Columbus State University Columbus, Ga

    Graduated in 1995

    Western Carolina University Cullowhee, Nc.

    Graduated in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Getter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Getter's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Getter

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Getter's Care Philosophy

Dr. Robert T. Getter at MIDISC Spine Care provides conservative treatment and minimally invasive surgical intervention for a variety of neck and back conditions responsible for causing your pain. Our goal is to cure your pain and get you back to life!