Dr. R. Marvin Royster, M.D.

Physician Assistant to Dr. Royster, Christin Watkins, MMS, PA-C, joined Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in 2015. Also native to Atlanta, she earned her BS from the Honors and Scholars program at Georgia College. She then went on to train for a Master’s of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where she graduated cum laude. She and Dr. Royster have known each other for many years, as Dr. Royster performed surgery on her when she was an athlete in high school. He has since fostered her love for orthopaedic medicine, and the two now work together to bring their patients the highest quality care. Ms. Watkins is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed in the state of Georgia.

R. Marvin Royster, MD, treats patients in the areas of Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacements and Arthroscopy. Dr. Royster earned his BS from the University of Georgia, where he was Valedictorian, in 1977. He was awarded his MD from the Medical College of Georgia in 1980, and completed his orthopaedic residency at Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He received extensive training in sports medicine by way of a fellowship at the Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic. After completing his fellowship, he returned to Wilford Hall where he served as the head of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and as a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics. Dr. Royster served 11 years in the US Air Force. He was Flight Surgeon for the Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron (the famous Thunderbirds) and later served as Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Royster joined Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in 1992, is currently serving as the Assistant Team Orthopaedist for the Atlanta Braves, and has formerly served as Assistant Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Atlanta Falcons. Dr. Royster is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Elbow, Knee, Foot&Ankle, Hip & Shoulder


2045 Peachtree Rd. Suite 700

Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: (404) 355- 0743 ext. 1389

Fax: (404) 352-7453

Email: cwatkins@pocatlanta.com

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