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Markus Bader, PA-C

Physician Assistant


Meet Markus Bader, PA-C

Markus Bader joined Spine Team Texas’ Rockwall office in December 2016 as a Physician Assistant. He brings more than 16 years of experience as a Physician Assistant. Markus achieved his Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine. He also obtained an undergraduate degree as a Physician Assistant from the University of Nebraska Medical Center through the Department of Defense Academy of Health Sciences Inter-Service Physician Assistant Program, as well as degrees from New Mexico State University. In addition to his extensive education, Markus is board certified by and an active member of the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants and Texas Medical Board.

Prior to joining Spine Team Texas, Markus worked for CVS Health and is excellent at diagnosing and treating patients with a wide range of medical issues. His main focus is helping patients improve their quality of life. Markus is also a Veteran of the US Army where he was a Physician Assistant in the Army National Guard and served as a Medical Officer and Deputy State Surgeon.

Markus’s work throughout his military career earned him numerous awards which include:

  • Legion of Merit
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Army Good Conduct Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • German Armed Forces Proficiency Award Medal

Locations Served

  • Rockwall

Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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Businessman, golfer & back pain conqueror
For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.

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