Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Robert W. Irwin, M.D.

General Information

Robert W. Irwin, M.D.

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab-Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab-Sports Medicine

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Roles

  • Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
  • Associate Professor

Clinical Interests

Treatment of low back pain including epidural injections, facet injections, sacroiliac injections and discograms, and he incorporates musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnosis and treatment of patients.  He also has an interest in sport injuries, especially runners' injuries, electrodiagnostics and neuromusculoskeletal ultrasound for nerve entrapments like carpal tunnel and ulnar neuropathy.

Research Interests

Spinal injections, low back pain, herniated disc, neck pain and neuromusculoskeletal ultrasound.

Awards

Who’s Who in Medical Science Education
Strathmore's Who's Who
Top Doctors, New Orleans Magazine
America's Top Physician
Top Doctors in America
Florida Super Doctors
Marquis Who's Who

Education

1999 Fellowship
Charles Aprill Louisiana State Medical School
1997 Residency
Louisiana State University Medical Center
1992 Graduate
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
1988 Undergraduate
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

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