Meet our Spine Specialists

Our team of spinal experts conducts a Weekly Spine Conference, at which surgeons discuss in-house cases and review complex spinal cases which are referred from around the world. This allows physicians at the Georgia Regents Medical Center Spine Clinic to gain unparalleled experience and improve patient care and outcomes.

Cargill Alleyne MD, Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center

Cargill H. Alleyne, Jr., MD is the Marshall Allen Distinguished Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and is fellowship trained in both Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Tumor Surgery. Dr. Alleyne has been recognized by Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Surgeons.

Dr. Styles Bertrand

Styles L. Bertrand, MD is the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  Dr. Bertrand is fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopaedics and board-certified in orthopaedic surgery.  His clinical interests include pediatric spine surgery, to include correction of idiopathic scoliosis.

Dr. David Cearley

David Cearley, MD is the Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Clearley is fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopaedics and orthopaedic oncology. His clinical interests include pediatric orthopaedics, pediatric spine surgery, including correction of idiopathic scoliosis and orthopaedic oncology.

Dr. Harron F. Choudhri, Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center

Haroon F. Choudhri, MD is a globally recognized spine surgeon who is fellowship trained in both neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Choudhri performs highly complex surgeries and surgeries on patients who have multiple medical problems that require coordinated care.

Dr. John Devine  John G. Devine, MD
Dr. Ian heger

Ian Heger, MD is the Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Section Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery.  Dr. Heger is fellowship-trained in pediatric neurosurgery and board-certified in neurological surgery.  His clinical interests include pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, spasticity, spina bifida and other neurological afflictions.

Dr. Dion Macomson, Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center

S. Dion Macomson, MD is the Assistant Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program with clinical expertise in craniofacial abnormalities. Dr. Macomson works with both adult and pediatric patients to offer surgical solutions for the full spectrum of neurosurgical diseases.

Dr. John Tuttle, Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center

John Tuttle, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedics. He is fellowship trained in both orthopaedic spinal surgery and neurosurgery. Dr. Tuttle's expertise is in cervical and lumbar degenerative disorders, kyphoplasty for osteoporotic compression fractures, complex spine surgery, spinal trauma, and minimally invasive spine surgery.
 

Dr. John Vender, Georgia Regents Neuroscience Center

John R. Vender, MD is the Medical Director of the Georgia Regents Medical Center Gamma Knife Center. In addition to his clinical expertise with brain tumors and skull base surgery, Dr. Vender is the physician specialist for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and a part of the surgical team for Implantable Pain Management and Therapy.