About Us

Robert Lowe III, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal issues, with a particular interest in scoliosis and spinal deformity. He offers cutting-edge treatments at his private practice, with locations in Nashville, Springhill, and Cookeville, Tennessee. Dr. Lowe is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. 

Dr. Lowe attended undergrad at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He then obtained a Doctor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.

After his formal training, Dr. Lowe pursued his residency in orthopaedic surgery and his internship in general surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He was then accepted into an orthopedic spine fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois.

At his practice, he offers a variety of treatments for back pain, neck pain, herniated discs, scoliosis, and spinal stenosis. If conventional interventions fail to relieve your pain, Dr. Lowe can perform robotic surgery and spine surgery.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Lowe participates in sports, such as golf, rock climbing, hiking, and waterskiing. In addition, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, going to the symphony, and attending church.

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Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Lowe has performed 2 very complicated surgeries on my back. He has a great bedside manner, and is appropriately conservative in his decisions..."

    Julia L.
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    "I can appreciate a Doctor who listens to his patients and allow our decision to dictate the way you treat the injury for the patient and the healing process."

    Marilyn S.
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    "I’m hopeful, trust and believe that Dr. Lowe will help me to finally resolve this ongoing spine issues for good!"

    Debbie P.
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    "Dr Lowe was very caring and helpful with my back condition. It was great to have him explain and show me X-rays so I could better visualize my back problems."

    Kimberly C.
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    "He does not rush to surgery or invasive treatments without being sure a more conservative approach would suffice. He is very personable."

    Chas G.
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    "The visit was great, Dr Lowe took his time and explained every detail of my x-ray and told me the options that I had."

    Norma M.
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    "It took a while to get an appointment, But it was worth my wait and he was very kind, Dr. Lowe is a very good listener, which is hard to Find!"

    Margaret F.
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    "Dr was very friendly and knowledgeable. Was a long wait. Staff is friendly and caring!"

    Deanna B.
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    "After a steroid epidural in my back to finally surgery I am 100 % better than I was. I do not have the pain I had and am able to get around much easier."

    David F.
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    "I felt I could have confidence in to deal with my multiple spinal problems. Dr Lowe appears to be the one."

    Pat W.