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David P. Rouben, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
River City Orthopaedic Surgeons

About David P. Rouben, MD

Dr. Rouben is a Louisville native who received his Doctorate of Medicine Degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1977. After completing a general surgical internship at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX, he continued his specialty training at the Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, GA, an affiliate of the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Rouben then traveled to both Boston and Toronto to complete fellowships in joint reconstruction and spinal reconstruction respectively.

Dr. Rouben spent an additional nine years teaching at the Georgia Baptist Medical Center before returning home to Louisville in 1992, where he has continued to practice orthopaedic and adult spinal surgery. Dr. Rouben has been innovative in the development of minimally invasive spine surgery.

Articles Written by David P. Rouben, MD

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF): Technical Feasibility and Initial Results

An abstract describing the use and results of minimally invasive TLIF techniques.

Case Studies Presented by David P. Rouben, MD

Degenerative Disc Disease and Spondylolisthesis with Progressive Back and Leg Pain

Unresponsive to conservative treatment
Presented by: D. Rouben MD

The patient is a 55-year-old male who works as a heavy equipment operator. He is 5'-11" tall and weighs 250 pounds. His symptoms, listed below, have worsened and continue to worsen in the last 12 months.

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