Dr. Robert Andrews received his BA from Auburn University and his MD from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry) at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Andrews specializes in a non-surgical approach for conditions related to the spine and nerve injuries throughout the body. He is also the region’s specialist in pediatric and adult cerebral palsy.
His areas of focus include fluoroscopic-guided spinal injections, nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMGs), and botulinum toxin injections for muscle spasticity. As a result, Dr. Andrews offers patients many options for reducing pain and improving function.
At Desert Orthopedics, Dr. Andrews has the freedom to spend a generous amount of time getting to know his patients’ individual medical needs and developing a personalized treatment plan. A native of the south, Dr. Andrews has been in Bend since 1999. He enjoys rock climbing, mountaineering, cycling and surfing.