Dr. James Jolley, MD

Dr. James Jolley, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Southeastern Spine

Meet Dr. James Jolley, MD

Dr. Jay Jolley is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon who treats patients with neck pain, back pain, and spinal disorders in and around the Tristate Area of Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. A Baylor School graduate, Dr. Jolley went to medical school at the University of Tennessee, followed by Salt Lake City for his Spine Fellowship in Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery at the University of Utah. Dr. Jay Jolley returned to his hometown of Chattanooga to provide specialty care in minimally invasive procedures, artificial disc replacement, and cervical spine surgery.

In July 2012 after many years in a large group practice, Dr. Jolley started Southeastern Spine, located at 2707 Citico Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37406. Dr. Jay Jolley is considered a leader in his profession, not just in Chattanooga, but nationally. He focuses on minimally invasive procedures with a patient centered multi-disciplined approach to spine care. Dr. Jolley and his team at Southeastern Spine strive for the best patient outcomes whether it requires non-surgical or surgical intervention.

Southeastern Spine was formed with the mission to provide the highest quality comprehensive spine care by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach while enriching the lives of our patients in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas through education and compassion.

Directions to our primary location in

Chattanooga, TN

How Dr. James Jolley, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Acute Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Workers Compensation Injuries


  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Coccygectomy
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discectomy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Epidural Steriod Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques
  • Vertebroplasty

Accolades for Dr. James Jolley, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Dual Fellowship, Orthopaedic and Neurological Spine Surgery - University of Utah

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • North American Spine Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. James Jolley, MD

281 North Lyerly Street
Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Primary Location:

281 North Lyerly Street
Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Southeastern Spine

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Profile last updated: October 10, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.