Education & Training
A native of Middle Tennessee, Dr. Stephens graduated from Vanderbilt University magna cum laude. He then attended the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, where he was awarded the Faculty Medal for achieving the highest academic class rank in his graduating class. Dr. Stephens completed his residency at Campbell Clinic, and, in his final year, was selected as the Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Stephens’ fellowship in Spine Surgery was completed at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he studied under both orthopaedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons at the Emory Spine Center.
While Dr. Stephens enjoys taking care of all conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, he is specially trained in motion-sparing techniques for the cervical spine, including cervical artificial disc replacement and cervical laminoplasty. He is also trained in minimally invasive techniques for lumbar fusion and decompression.
|Education||Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN | University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN|
|Residency||Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN|
|Fellowship||Emory University, Atlanta, GA|
In his free time, Dr. Stephens enjoys spending time with his wife and son, fly-fishing, fly-tying and all other outdoor activities.