Dr. Robert Watkins to perform spine surgery on Bengals' Tyler Eifert: 4 things to know


Robert Watkins, MD, will perform spine surgery on Cincinnati Bengals' player Tyler Eifert, according to Cincinnati.com.

Here are four things to know:


1. This will be the tight end's third back surgery.


2. Dr. Watkins treats patients at Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic.


3. He also serves as the co-director of the Marina del Ray-Calif.-based Marina Spine Center and surgery department chairman at Los Angles-based Marina Del Rey Hospital.


4. Recovery is expected to take four months to six months.


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