Dr. Charles Ray (1927 - 2011) was a neurosurgeon, founding President of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, and co-founder of the North American Spine Society, the American College of Spine Surgery, and the American Board of Spine Surgery.
- MS – Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Miami
- MD – Medical College of Georgia
- Residency – Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN
- Fellowship – Neurophysiology and EEG, Mayo Clinic