Physician Champion for Memorial Spine: Raphael R. Roybal

Physician Champion for Memorial Spine: Raphael R. Roybal

Orthopedic Surgeon at Memorial Spine

Meet Physician Champion for Memorial Spine: Raphael R. Roybal

Dr. Raphael R. Roybal is a fellowship-trained, board certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Savannah, Georgia. He is a physician champion for the Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery at Memorial Spine and has been instrumental in developing a program that is evidence based and research driven.

Meet Dr. Raphael R. Roybal:

  • Dr. Roybal specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery.
  • Completed his fellowship at the Texas Back Institute
  • Submitted numerous articles and publications comparing the clinical outcomes of minimally invasive surgery versus traditional open surgery and he has co-authored a book chapter for a major text discussing the future and implications of Total Disc Replacement
  • Actively involved with the iFuse Implant system which is a minimally invasive surgical option, designed to be easier and less invasive than traditional open surgical SI joint fusion
  • Driving force for adding Mazor Robotics Renaissanceā„¢ Guidance System to Memorial Health, a specially-designed mechanical guidance system that enables surgeons to perform safer and more accurate spine surgery
  • Dr. Raphael Roybal is part of the team that makes up Chatham Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. and Memorial Spine.

Memorial Spine is regionally recognized for its accomplishments in spine surgery. Taking a comprehensive approach to spine-related pain, the spine specialists at Memorial Health have demonstrated their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients experiencing back pain, neck pain and degenerative spine conditions.

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Savannah, GA

How Physician Champion for Memorial Spine: Raphael R. Roybal Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Fracture
  • Gait disorders
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post Surgery Functional Problems
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral subluxation


  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Annulus Repair
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Back Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discectomy
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Exercise
  • Interspinous process spacers
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelotomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Pain Pumps
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • SI Joint Fusion
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Ultrasound
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X-STOP
  • XLIF (lateral lumbar interbody fusion)

Accolades for Physician Champion for Memorial Spine: Raphael R. Roybal

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery - Texas Back Institute
  • Dacor Bacon House Fellowship Award Recipient

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Georgia Medical Society
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Information for Physician Champion for Memorial Spine: Raphael R. Roybal

4425 Paulsen Street
Savannah, GA 31405
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Additional Locations

4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
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