Specialties

Spine

Neurological Surgery (Board certified since 1998)

At a Glance

  • 1994 Started practicing
  • 22 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Rodts

Dr. Rodts’ clinical interests in spine include degenerative conditions, tumors, rheumatoid arthritic conditions of the cervical spine, revision spine surgery, and traumatic injuries. He is Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, in the Emory Department of Neurosurgery, Emory School of Medicine. He joined his orthopaedic spine colleagues in the Emory Spine Center in 2005. He has held numerous leadership positions and honored speaker opportunities including:
  • President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • President of the Georgia Neurosurgical Society
  • Chairman of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine
  • Honored Guest Lecturer at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Guest Lecturer at the European Association of Neurological Surgery
  • Guest Lecturer at the Latin American Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Visiting Professor at Columbia University
  • Visiting Professor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Visiting Professor at The New England Neurosurgical Society
  • Visiting Professor at the Michigan Neurosurgical Society
  • Former Chief of the Neurosurgery Service at Crawford Long Hospital and former Clinical Chief of Neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital
Dr. Rodts serves on the editorial boards of Neurosurgery, The Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, and the Japanese Spine Journal. He is the former Scientific Program Chairman of the CNS and of the AANS/CNS Joint Spine annual meetings. He greatly enjoys teaching post-graduate fellows, residents and medical students. He is a spine consultant to the NFL and to Georgia Tech football. Every year since 2005, he has received the Castle Connolly Research Award as a Top Neurosurgeon in the United States and has been named one of Atlanta Magazine’s Top Neurosurgeons.

My Clinical Interests

  • spinal surgery
  • spinal trauma
  • spinal tumors

Academic Profile

Degree

Columbia University, New York, NY

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Memberships

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine

Georgia Neurosurgical Society

The American Academy of Neurological Surgery

The Society of Neurological Surgery

Languages spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

59 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-7000
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Degree

Columbia University, New York, NY

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Memberships

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine

Georgia Neurosurgical Society

The American Academy of Neurological Surgery

The Society of Neurological Surgery

Languages spoken

  • French
  • Spanish