Dr. Adam Caputo, MD

Dr. Adam Caputo, MD

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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

Contact Information

(423) 756-6623

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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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Caputo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Caputo "Dr. Caputo graduated as valedictorian of his high school class of over 460 students. He then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the Chancellor's Carolina Scholarship, University of North Carolina Merit Scholarship and the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship. Dr. Caputo completed medical school at Duke University on the William G. Anlyan Scholarship. While at Duke, he was selected as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, an honor reserved for those who perform in the top of their medical school class. Afterwards, he completed five years of surgical residency at Duke University followed by an additional year of neck and back subspecialty training. Dr. Caputo is board certified. He scored in the 95th percentile among surgeons on the written boards. When not working, Dr. Caputo enjoys spending time with his wife, Heidi, and their three boys."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caputo "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."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

89  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • 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 Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease
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66  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Physical Therapy
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caputo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caputo's Reviews

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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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I am so grateful for Dr Caputo! He truly takes the time to listen to and respond to my concerns. His down-to-earth bedside manner is much appreciated. Furthermore, he has been the person who has FINALLY resolved my back problems and I am excited to report that the pain that was there before surgery...Read More
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Gave me the truth about my condition and his honest recommendation. I appreciate him.
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I just moved into the area an need to follow-up on a herniated disk and numbness in my hand. Dr. Caputo reviewed my records and referred me for a nerve block and a hand specialist as he didn't feel my neck was causing the symptoms, and he was correct. HIghly recommended
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