Dr. Patrick Bolt, MD

Dr. Patrick Bolt, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Patrick Bolt, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1819 W Clinch Ave Ste 100

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 524-5365

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Bolt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Bolt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bolt " Dr. Patrick Bolt, board certified physician, is a Knoxville native and graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he was a Whittle scholar. Dr. Bolt attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. During his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Chicago, Dr. Bolt received the resident leadership award during his final year. Dr. Bolt's additional study included an intensive one year fellowship in spinal surgery at the San Francisco Spine Institute in California. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. Dr. Bolt's interests include theater and a variety of outdoor activities, including kayaking, surfing, and golf. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee. "


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  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture


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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Francisco Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bolt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolt to family and friends
based on 37 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bolt's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Very caring dr would highly recommend
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I'm so thankful & appreciative for Dr Bolt & his staff. Awesome group and awesome work !
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Bernice, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to Dr. Bolt and his team at Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics!

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Dr. Bolt is the best! I trust him completely. He is very kind and takes the time to explain everything to you and make you feel comfortable especially before surgery. Also need to mention Jose Lopez, he is always on top of his game! He understands your urgency and is very efficient in getting...more
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Michelle Johnson Gatlinburg Tn Surgery was December 2016. Today is August 3, 2017. Dr. Bolt is a skilled surgeon and takes his time with his patients. I had L3 L4 L5 spinal fusion. My first step out of bed ,I knew the surgery was a success. I researched Dr.Bolt and his staff and couldn't have made...more
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Patrick Bolt. He did surgery on my husband's fractured hip. My husband was up walking within 18 hours and going up and down stairs within days. He was able to resume hiking within a few months. Dr. Bolt explained everything and patiently answered questions. He never...more
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William Thorpe, we're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team!

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