Dr. Robert W. Lowe III, MD

Dr. Robert W. Lowe III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 45 years old

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Dr. Lowe III specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Nashville, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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Brush Creek, TN |
I just waste 35.00 dollar seening him he don't care about his patients he don't even listen to you I will never go Back see this doctor stay away this doctor he is not trustworthy
in Nashville, TN |
Never was able to see him on follow-up appointments. Had a C5-C7 ACDF. X-rays were taken at each follow-up showing "fusion was progressing as normal" even with continued numbness/tingling in left fingers. He said it could take several months for that to go away, but my issue was intermittent so it wasn't a matter of a nerve healing. Nine months later I'm worse. Got a CT Myelogram and found out the fusion failed and there are still bone spurs he didn't remove . Very upset and scared.
Nashville, TN |
Absolutely terrible doctor. Unfortunately, the surgeon who performed my C5-C7 surgery retired. When I started experiencing issues w/a new disc, I decided to go to the same office since I'd had a wonderful experience. Unfortunately, Dr Lowe is very cocky, does NOT listen to the patient, refused an MRI for me, even given my history. Prescribed a Medrol pack & PT for my neck though he diagnosed me (w/o tests) w/shoulder impingement. Avoid this doc at all costs. P.S. He's moving to a new practice
in Waverly, TN |
Did not look at my record Looked at exrays said i needed to start doing something We walk out said wasted trip. Edward Earl Lockhart.
Hendersonville, TN |
Horrible Experience. If you're looking for care, don't see Dr. Lowe. I saw him twice and he didn't even examine me. He just prescribed medication that I told him my stomach can't tolerate. He seemed anxious to go on to the next patient. He never even really listened to what I was saying. 3 months later, I'm still in severe pain and am changing doctors.
Unfriendly and acted like I was almost an imposition. I didn't feel like he was listening to a word I said. I will never be back.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rush Medical College, Chicago Shriner's Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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