I am excited to bring new ideas, new approaches, new technology and a fresh perspective to all of your spine related needs.

You have dealt with your pain long enough; it’s time to let someone else bear the burden.

I’m ready to help you get BACK your freedom, get BACK on track and get BACK your life.

Troy I. Mounts, MD

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Troy I. Mounts, MD

Troy I. Mounts, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Education

Aug 2013 – July 2014

Spine Surgery Fellowship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals – Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

July 2009 – June 2013

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

July 2008 – June 2009

Allen Research Fellowship

  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

July 2007 – June 2008

Surgical Internship

  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Sept 2003 – June 2007

Medical School – Doctor of Medicine

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Graduate with honors (AOA).

June 2002 – Sept 2003

Research Associate

  • Ecopulse/Fisk University in collaboration with Arnold Engineering and Development Center (AEDC) Tullahoma, TN, the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane, IN, and Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, DC. Fabrication of solid state/semiconductor radiation detectors intended for High Intensity Short Radiation Pulses or HISPs under Phase I of a grant from the Missile Defense Agency.

July 2000 – June 2002

Masters in Physics

  • Fisk University – Nashville, Tennessee – Special focus in optics.
  • Thesis: "Cr2+ :ZnSe Mid-IR Laser with a Commercial Diode Laser Pumping Source."

Sept 1997 – June 2000

Bachelor of Science

  • Trevecca Nazarene University – Nashville, Tennessee – (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Major in Biology and minors in both Physics and Chemistry.

Membership In Professional Societies (By Election)

  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Phi Delta Lambda Scholastic Honor Society – Zeta Chapter – Trevecca Nazarene University

Bibliography

Published Works

  • Corn, D. J., Kim, Y., Krebs, M. D., Mounts, T., Molter, J., Gerson, S., Alsberg, E., Dennis, J. E. and Lee, Z. (2013), Imaging early stage osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. J. Orthop. Res., 31: 871-879. doi: 10.1002/jor.22328
  • T. Mounts, N. Ginley, M. Schluchter, and J.E. Dennis. Optimization of the Expansion and Differentiation of Rabbit Chondrocytes In Vitro. Cartilage April 2012. 3: 181-187, first published on February 14, 2012 doi:10.1177/1947603511420999
  • Mounts T, Malone K. Scaphoid Fractures: Orthopaedics Diagnosis and Treatment Essentials for Primary Care Physicians. World Scientific Publishing, Singapore. Publication in press 2011.
  • U.N. Roy, O.S. Babalola, J. Jones, Y. Cui, T. Mounts, A. Zavalin, S. Morgan and A. Burger, "Uniform Cr2+ doping of physical vapor transport grown CdS,Se,,, crystals", Journal of Electronic Materials, (2005) Vol. 34, Page 19
  • M. Luo, B. L VanMil, R. P. Tompkins, T. H. Myers, and N. C. Giles, Y. Cuy, T. Mounts and A. Burger, "Luminescence Study of ZnTe:Cr Epilayers Grown by MBE", Journal of Electronic Materials, July 2003, Vol. 32, Pages 737-741

Manuscripts In Progress And Submitted

  • Schnaser, E; Barrett, I; Mounts, T; Ahn, N. PTH Enhances Bone Formation in the Rat Lumbar Spine Fusion Model. Manuscript in process.
  • Gillespie, R., Mounts, T., Haas, A., Shishani, Y., Syed, T., Gobezie, R. An Analysis of Controlled Hypotension Using Continuous EEG Monitoring During Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach Chair Position. Arthroscopy (submitted)
  • Yan Wang MD, Guoquan Zheng MD, Arvind Bhave MD, Jun Sup Kim BS, Troy Mounts MD, Alexander Vaccaro MD, PhD. Surgical Management of Adult Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis. – book chapter complete – in press
  • Priscilla K. Cavanaugh MS, Troy Mounts MD, Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PhD. The Use of 3D Printing in Spine Care. Contemporary Spine Surgery. – manuscript complete and submitted.
  • Paul W. Millhouse, MD; Troy Mounts, MD; Kris E. Radcliff, MD, Alexander A. Theologis, MD; Vedat Deviren, MD. Thoracic Disc Hemiation – Can Thoracic Disc Herniation be Effectively Treated using MIS Techniques?. Controversies of Spine Surgery. – book chapter complete – in editorial review.
  • Troy Mounts MD, Christopher Kong MD, Priscilla K. Cavanaugh MS, Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PhD. Recent Advances in The Management of Spinal Cord Injury. Recent Advances in Spine Surgery – book chapter in progress –
  • Troy Mounts MD, Christopher Kong MD, Chris Kepler MD, Kris Radclif MD, Todd Albert MD, Alexander R. Vaccaro. Physician Owned Distributorships a Review Good Intentions, Questionable Ethics. – manuscript complete – in editorial review.
  • Brian Calio MS, Troy Mounts MD, Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PhD. Neck Pain in Adults. Differential Diagnosis in Spine Surgery. – book chapter in progress

Presentations To Local And National Medical And Scientific Societies

2010

  • Gobezie R, Haas A, Mounts T, Shishani Y, Syed T. What is a safe blood pressure for controlled hypotension in the beach chair position: a prospective study using EEG analysis. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Podium presentation, New Orleans.
  • Gobezie R, Gillespie R, Haas A, Mounts T, Shishani Y, Syed T. What is a safe blood pressure for controlled hypotension in the beach chair position: a prospective study using EEG analysis. Arthroscopy Association of North America, Ft Lauderdale.

2002

  • M. Luo, B. L VanMil, R. P. Tompkins, T. H. Myers, and N. C. Giles, Y. Cuy, T. Mounts and A. Burger. Luminescence Study of ZnTe:Cr Epilayers Grown by MBE, The Workshop on Physics and Chemistry of II-VI Compounds, November 12-15, 2002 San Diego, CA.

Presentations To International Medical And Scientific Societies

2009

  • Gobezie R, Haas A, Mounts T, Shishani Y, Syed T. What is a safe blood pressure for controlled hypotension in the beach chair position: a prospective study using EEG analysis. European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Madrid, Spain.

Educational Awards

2006

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee – Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

2000

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, Tennessee – All-school Biology Award (Top Student in Field).

1999

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, Tennessee – All-school Physics Award (Top Student in Field).
Dr. Mounts’ Care Philosophy

Patient care, research/academics, and education are the facets of true service. I owe it to my patients to exist at the forefront of medical advances in patient care, and they should expect nothing less.

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Rothman Institute
  • Jefferson University Hospitals