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Robert W. Irwin, M.D.

General Information

Robert W. Irwin, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-4650


  • English
  • German
  • Spanish


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


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


  • 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.


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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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