Dr. Adam Caputo, MD

Dr. Adam Caputo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Adam Caputo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.Read his story

1736 Gunbarrel Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37421

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Caputo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caputo treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Caputo treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caputo treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Caputo treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caputo treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Caputo treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Caputo's conditions and procedures:

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Ataxia
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Disorders
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Congenital Spine Disorders
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Injuries
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Failed Back Surgery Revision
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
Limb Pain
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Low Back Procedure
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Lumbar Sprain
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neck Surgery
Neuroplasty
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spinal Disorders
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinched Nerve in Neck
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Rigidity
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Physical Therapy
Spine Surgery
Spondylarthropathy
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylolysis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Total Disc Replacement
Vascular Disease
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Caputo is a highly trained subspecialist who has dedicated his practice exclusively to the care of neck and back disorders. Dr. Caputo focuses on noninvasive, minimally invasive and microscopic techniques.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School

Awards

Dr. Caputo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Caputo

5.0

Based on 45 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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I would highly recommend Dr.Caputo to any one who is suffering from back or nerve pain. I suffered from agonizing pain in the thigh area of my left leg. After several weeks of recovery my pain went away.
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Dr. Caputo is the best! He has great bedside manner, knowledgeable, and compassionate. My only negative comment would be his nurse. Obviously if your seeing a spine surgeon it's for a reason. Pain! She made me feel like I was a drug addict when I would have to call for medication. On more than one...Read More
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Patient and caring- more so than any surgeon I have ever met. Wants what is best for the patient - doesn’t pressure them into anything. Takes time to explain options. I didn’t have to wait a long time from when I arrived until I got to see him. Nurses very kind and helpful. Great experience.
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Dr. Caputo is exactly what anyone wants in a good spine specialist. He's highly qualified and very knowledgeable. My problem 2 yrs. ago required surgery that went extremely well and stopped the pain I had been in for too long. Dr. Caputo has a wonderful personality, he's a happy person, and...Read More
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Dr. Caputo has relieved 32 years of progressive misery in my lower back. My sciatica had worsened through the years. I finally had enough. I am thrilled I chose Dr. Caputo. I saw him 1st. Got 2 more opinions and chose Dr. Caputo. Its been 5 months since my surgery. With plates,rods, screws I rarely...Read More
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Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Memorial Hospital

Chattanooga, TN