Dr. Robin Goytia, MD

Dr. Robin Goytia, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robin Goytia, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Goytia is affiliated with Texas Orthopedic Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital .

Fondren Orthopedic Group

7401 Main St

Houston, TX 77030
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

We specialize in a wide range of hip and knee problems from early cases to advanced reconstructions. Our goal is to maximize a patient s function and performance while enhancing their quality of life.
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Dr. Goytia's Experience

Dr. Goytia'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 Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Texas San Antonio-Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Texas Houston-Hermann Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • John Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Paper #1203 - The Variability of Patello-Femoral Morphology in TKR: Males vs Females,
  • Hip Resurfacing through an Anterolateral Approach. Surgical Description and Early Review,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Texas Orthopedic Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Goytia is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Goytia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goytia to family and friends
based on 89 total reviews (40 with comments)
Dr. Goytia'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 (40)
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Goytia is excellent in communicating about the surgical process, the expectations, the progress towards completing the process, how to best recover Dr. Goytia's staff are caring, personable, kind, fun, professional
in Friendswood, TX |
Nothing but praise for Dr. Goytia and his staff. Always professional, courteous and respectful. A successful TKR. I'm a happy camper.
Houston, TX |
He communicates well with patients. Organized, polite. Very good technically. As the mother of an orthopedic surgeon, I think I recognize skills when I see them. Very talented; runs a good office.
in Magnolia, TX |
Absolutely the best doctor and staff!!!! I've already sent him a patient....and told my friends if they need a surgery or evaluation, they MUST see Dr Goytia!!!!!! I ride and train horses as my occupation. I am very physically active. Six wks after a full hip replacement I was riding. Six months after surgery I was slalom skiing in Lake Conroe. Ten months after surgery I was snow skiing!!! Dr G. gave me a opportunity to continue doing the sports I love, pain free....
houston, tx |
Listens to patients and takes time to answer all your questions and address your concerns
in Texas City, TX |
I am a 78 years old male who had a total hip replacement done six weeks ago. Dr R. Goytia performed the surgery and I have had excellent results. At the end of the 2nd. week post op I was walking unassisted and had stopped all pain medication. Just had my six weeks visit and my x-rays show very good results. I no longer have hip pain and am walking 11/2 - 2 miles a day plus riding my bicycle. I can recommend Dr. Goytia completely with no reservations..he is the best!
in Kingwood, TX |
I had a right anterior hip replacement 3 years ago and came in for an X-Ray & follow-up. I shared with Dr. Goytia that I've been doing a lot of road bike riding lately. When he asked distances I offered 50 miles this morning, 100 miles on Saturday & about 370 miles in the past week. Just under 2,000 miles for the year (end of February). I feel confident in the hip replacement & the quality of follow-up care & comments from Dr. Goytia.
Houston, TX |
Dr. Goytia and his staff were all excellent. Very skilled, knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful.
in The Woodlands, TX |
Dr. Goytia has been truly phenomenal! After just four weeks, I have been without a cane, crutches, or walker.
in Katy, TX |
Having the experience and knowledge gave me the confidence to have the revision knee replacement. His through explanation to what I could expect for this 2nd procedure was very comforting. I have recommended him to everyone who ask.
in Missouri City, Texas |
Wonderful ortho doctor! No one knows I've had hip replacement until I tell them.
in Houston, TX |
I was referred to Dr.Goytia by a trusted family member. I found him personable,knowledgable and the best physician for my procedure,i plan to use him again next year for my other knee. I feel I recovered quicker because he was my surgeon,i had minimal pain and the best medial advice and physical therapy available.I had a total knee replacement. This is the doctor you want if you need knee surgery.
in Highlands, TX |
Had a wonderful experience with Dr. Goytia with bilateral total knees. My life is back it's been wonderful. I've referred my mother who also has had a great experience as well. Office staff makes you feel like family.
in Houston, TX |
very good, very honest, straightforward and caring. Excellent surgeon. All the support staff are great as well.
in Lufkin Texas |
Best decision I could have made! I had suffered horribly with knee pain for over 10 years. Dr. Goytia gave me a new lease on a healthy and mobile life. After surgery, I began walking right away. I took my physical therapy seriously and now walk better than I have in over a decade. No more pain or horrible limping. I would highly recommend everyone to select Dr. Goytia as their orthopedic surgeon. His staff is awesome too. Just a great experience all around.
in Houston, TX |
I was referred to Dr. Goytia after an original knee replacement from another provider was not successful. Dr. Goytia did an amazing job and I've had no problem for three years. I would highly recommend him to anyone knee surgery. He is the best in Houston!
in Spring, Texas |
I had a previous femur fracture near my left bone and bone knee due to injury 10 years ago. He looked at the x-rays and took a lot of time to explain the need for a rod into my femur. I had the surgery done. Wonderful and skilled Dr. Thank-you very much for the time and care you have given me.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Goytia is highly trained an extremely competent. How lucky for those of us who have been treated by him, that he has a degree in medical engineering and has chosen to be an Orthopaedic Surgeon. He is gentle, kind and caring and has a great staff to assist him. He has given my life back to me.
in Wharton, TX |
Everything was excellent. The pre-surgery visits, the surgery, after-surgery visits, all were excellent. I highly recommend Dr. Goytia for healthcare. His staff is very efficient, helpful and friendly. I will definitely see him again if needed.
in Kirbyville, TX |
I have had knee replacements on both knees 11 years ago at a different facility. The experience I had with Dr. Goytia and his staff far surpasses my experience 11 years ago. Dr. Goytia and staff was very knowledgeable and courteous. I would definatly recommend them to family and friends.
in Kingwood, TX |
Excellent experience....excellent doctor....extremely informative....extremely helpful staff ! Can't compliment the doctor and his staff enough for the work they did or their care!
in Victoria, TX. |
This absolutely the best doctor that I have ever been to. He has replaced my hip and the hip turned out great. He really walks on water! DDL
in Houston, TX |
I had 2 total knee replacements by Dr Goytia in 2015. Before surgery I could not go to the grocery store or walk my dog and I lived with extreme chronic pain everyday. I now have no pain at all. I have completely resumed all activities of daily living, exercise, walk, and enjoy life again. Dr Goytia's surgical expertise gave me my life back.
in New Caney TX |
Dr Goytia performed a much needed hip revision and it has been a wonderful experience dealing with him and his staff. The surgery went well and recovery from surgery was uneventful.
in Houston, TX |
in Lufkin, TX |
My husband had surgery with Goytia 2 years ago. He was able to correct a horribly botched surgery with great success. I have now referred my father for surgery. I trust him and his staff and they have a wonderful bed side manner and are always willing to help and answer questions. We travel over 2 hours in order to this doctor and his staff.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Robin Goytia and his staff is the best orthopedic doctor in the United States! Seriously. After 6 weeks out and I am feeling great and no longer limping. Use this doctor for any knee or hip replacement and your quality of life will improve! Don't put it off.
in Houston, TX |
I had to ask no questions of this extremely professional staff. They anticipated every one. from Dr. to staff to nurses...ALL were excellent. Knee replacement went well, with assistance along the way. Need an orthopedic...this office does anticipate and meet your needs, and exceeds your expectations.
in Houston, TX |
in Hpuston, TX |
Excellent. Answers you questions. Explains everything in detail.
in Houston, TX |
This is my second knee replacement. My first was done years back by someone else and I had issues with that replacement. Dr. Goytia and his staff are awesome. This knee replacement went great and therapy is also. I could never thank Dr. Goytia enough for giving me my life back to enjoy doing the things I love to do. Thank you I have also referred him to a friend of mine. Thanks again for everything.
in Beaumont, TX |
Great doctor!
in Deer Park, TX |
Dr. Goytia is an excellent doctor! I would recommend him anytime, all nurses were excellent.
in Galveston, Tx |
Love my new hip!
in Houston, TX |
the experience has been awesome - extended my ability to continue my physical activities
in Cypress, TX |
Fantastic outcome, I should have had my knee replaced much sooner. Dr. Goytia and staff are the best. The office visits run on time without the long delays I have experienced with other offices. Texas Orthopedic Hospital is an excellent facility and I was very happy with my short stay there as well.
in Katy, TX |
He gave me excellent results for both my hip and knee replacements..
in Magnolia, TX |
was very pleased with the doctor and staff
in Houston TX |
I had a bad situation with infected knew replacement. After removing it, antibiotics, etc it was replaced. I did well for about a month. When I was in PT, no restrictions were placed even though this was my third replacement, and my knee popped out. NY previous ortho had put me in the pool for PT and warned me not to bend to extremes for three months. Anyway what this dislocated knee replacement led to was 8 surgeries that ended with amputation. Very dissatisfied.
in Bay City, TX |
This doctor took my staph infected knee and after 2 surgeries had me on my way to recovery. My new knee was installed on Dec. 22 and here it is only 3 months later and I am at 131 degrees flexion and -2 degrees straight out. Very pleased. It was not a walk in the park but the results are looking so good.
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Dr. Goytia accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Goytia has admitting privileges

Texas Orthopedic Hospital
7401 Main St
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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