Dr. Edward Hellman, MD, Othopedic Surgeon, Tifton, GA, 31794

Dr. Edward Hellman, MD, Tifton, GA, 31794

The Spine and Scoliosis Center at Georgia Sports is a tertiary spinal care center located in the heart of South Georgia. The center provides the latest in advances in non-surgical and surgical treatments of the spine that might be offered in larger, university centers; but with the convenience of being located in South Georgia.

Dr. Edward Hellman is the director of the center and has published papers, given lectures, and been involved in the refinement of new and less invasive surgical options in treating various spinal conditions.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Acute Pain
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Upper Back Pain
Treatments
  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
  • BAK Cage Cervical Implant System
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Intradiscal Electro-Thermoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Percutaneous, Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Professional Distinctions

  • “Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists” 2011
  • Leathermann Spinal Surgery Fellowship - Louisville, Kentucky at The Spine Institute
  • On Staff at Tifton Regional Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, North American Spine Society
  • Member, American College of Spinal Surgery
  • Member, International Spine Intervention Society Member
  • Member, Georgia Orthopedic Society