Dr. Robert Royster, MD

Dr. Robert Royster, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Robert Royster, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2001 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 705

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 355-0743

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Royster performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Royster's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger


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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.


  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Atlanta Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wilford Hall Med Center Aetc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Royster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Royster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Royster to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Royster's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He operated on my husband's hip last week and it was a TOTAL SUCCESS! Dr. Royster was wonderful! He is a brilliant surgeon! My husband was on the elliptical machine 4 days later and feeling great! I highly recommend him!
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I would highly recommend Dr. Royster to family and friends -- in fact, I chose to come to Dr. Royster after he had treated my son on two occasions! He is the ultimate professional -- as he's been incredibly caring and personable in all his interactions. Additionally, he has demonstrated great...more
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Couldn't ask for a better Doctor. Anytime you give all the glory to God for your success you are truly blessed.
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My experience with Dr. Royster was extraordinary! He demonstrated a wonderful bedside manner, performed a thorough physical examination, and educated my husband and me throughout the process. Most notably, given that we are a family of faith, not only did he give God credit for the design of our...more
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