David Wiles, MD

Neurosurgeon and joint investor in the Riverfront Surgery Center\

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A native of the Tri-Cities, David Wiles, MD, received his bachelor of science from Auburn University, Al., and his doctorate of medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La. Following, Dr. Wiles completed his general surgery internship and a neurosurgery residency at the University of Tennessee, Memphis.

Board certified in neurosurgery, Dr. Wiles has trained under internationally-known spine surgeons, including Kevin Foley, MD, Maurice Smith, MD, and Peter Klara MD. Following his training, Dr. Wiles returned to the Tri-Cities where he established the East Tennessee Brain and Spine Center. This brought leading-edge neurosurgical care to those he knew and loved. Dr. Wiles has also been actively involved in the development of numerous spinal surgical techniques and devices.

Trained and experienced in Mazor Robotics, Dr. Wiles was the Director of the Neuroscience Department for a system that included 20 hospitals. Most notably, he has participated in several investigational studies with the Food & Drug Administration. Such experience has allowed him the honor of speaking at international meetings and serving on the Evaluation Committee for ARGOS, the European Association of Research Groups for Spinal Osteosynthesis.

Today, he is privileged to serve as a faculty member at teaching conferences held across the United States for the purpose of training spine surgeons and orthopedic and neurosurgical residents. A member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurosurgeons, the Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerves, the North American Spine Society, the International Society for Advancement of Spinal Surgery, the Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care andthe International Meetings for Advanced Spinal Technologies.

Practicing since 1997, Dr. Wiles and his wife now make their home in Chattanooga.