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Robert A. Rovner, MD, A Professional Corporation

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1320 El Capitan Drive
Danville, CA

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Robert Rovner, M.D. is a fellowship trained and board certified orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in the treatment of spinal conditions in pediatric, adult and elderly patients with an emphasis on the use of minimally invasive techniques. He treats pediatric deformities such as scoliosis, traumatic injuries such as vertebral fractures, disc herniations, and degenerative conditions such as spinal stenosis and disc degeneration. Dr. Rovner's approach is conservative with surgery being the option after all other treatments have been discussed and/ or tried. He offers the best advancements in spine surgery for patients with degenerative disease of the spine, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, herniated discs, and other conditions. He has actually developed and patented procedures and devices to help give patients the best treatment possible. His ability to correct scoliosis with his novel correction approach is the first in the country and has been featured on the news. Since opening his practice in the East Bay of Northern California in 1985, Dr. Rovner has performed over 5000 herniated disc surgeries, 4000 spinal fusions--cervical, thoracic and lumbar, and over 500 scoliosis correction surgeries. He's lectured and taught numerous seminars and workshops with regard to the latest techniques in spine surgery. Finally, Dr. Rovner has spent numerous years teaching orthopedic spine and neurosurgery residents / fellows his approach to spine surgery while acting as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California Davis School of Medicine Orthopedic Spine Division. Dr. Rovner has recently built a new office in Danville, California and created a unique comfortable office to offer his patients the most focused, private and calming environment possible. He has numerous spine models and computers in each exam room to visually educate each patient about their condition(s) affecting their spine. His staff engages personally with patients and will make sure patients have a cell phone number to easily correspond with the staff for important issues. Dr. Rovner has also received the following awards: 2012-2013 CASTLE CONNOLLY’S TOP DOCTORS AWARD—awarded by a physician led research team that reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually via a nationwide online process and are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialites. 2008 PATIENTS’ CHOICE AWARD 2008-2013 COMPASSIONATE DOCTOR AWARD-5 YEAR HONOREE (2013)