Dr. Stephen M. Waggoner received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University. He completed his residency at Emory University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta, GA. He completed a fellowship in spine disorders at the Charlotte Spine Center in Charlotte, NC. His specialties include spinal disorders, minimally invasive spinal surgery, adult reconstruction, and total joint replacement. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and a fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and member of North American Spine Society.