Dr. Scott Hodges, DO, Orthopedic Surgeon, Chattanooga, TN, 37404
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Dr. Scott Hodges, DO, Chattanooga, TN, 37404

Dr. Scott Hodges is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon who treats patients with neck pain, back pain and spinal disorders in and around Chattanooga, Tennessee. Dr. Hodges served our country in the United States Air Force, achieving the rank of Major. He finished his training at Hinsdale Hospital in Illinois. Post-training, Dr. Hodges has authored numerous articles for publication, and participated in leading research projects.

The physicians of the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics are considered leaders in their profession, not just in Chattanooga, but nationally and internationally. They take pride in their surgeons and their training in the latest in procedures and technologies. The innovative environment these experts surround themselves with has led to multiple inventions of spinal implants. And it is this group that, from its inception, set the standard for sports medicine in the Tennessee Valley. Whether detecting osteoporosis, treating a work-related or sports back injury, relieving spine pain, or replacing a joint, the focus is on quality care. Their goal is to serve their patients with the best possible orthopedic care and exemplary human kindness, dignity and respect.

Dr. Scott Hodges is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics.

Doctor Quote

One of the most rewarding is in conducting research projects that lead to efforts that will accelerate the healing process for the patients we serve [in the Air Force].

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Acute Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Workers' Compensation Injuries
Treatments
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Back Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discectomy
  • Electrotherapy, e.g. TENS
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Manipulation under anesthesia (MUA)
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Osteoporosis Testing / Treatments
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques

Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

Professional Affiliations

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
  • American Spine Injury Association