Dr. Rudolph Glattes, MD

Dr. Rudolph Glattes, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Rudolph Glattes, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

2021 Church St Ste 200

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Glattes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Glattes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Glattes "Compassionate and comprehensive care of spinal conditions using the most up-to-date techniques."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Glattes "Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center provides comprehensive orthopaedic care and services throughout Tennessee and the southeast region. Our mission is to provide unsurpassed orthopaedic care to our patients so that they may pursue and maintain more healthy and active lifestyles."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
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15  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Southwest Missouri State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Vanderbilt Univeristy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Glattes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Glattes' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Glattes to family and friends
83 total reviews (56 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (83)

  • 5
    (79)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Glattes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (56)

My experience with Dr. Glattes was very positive. He and his staff were professional and compassionate. They always took the time to answer any treatment questions or recovery concerns that I had. I am extremely happy with my progress since my surgery in January. There is no doubt that the...more
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My original injury of complaint was in the thoracic region of my spine but when I went to Dr Glattes, not only did he tell me that the injury was actually in my neck but it was "Impossible" to have a herniated disk in the Thoracic region of the spine due to how rigid the rib cage makes that section...more
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Glattes and his team allowed me to make a full recovery! Very pleased!
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Very impressed with Dr. Glattes. We were referrred by our primary provider to check on some ??? re wifes spine x-rays and mri. Dr Glattes was very pleasant and personable,. listens to patient concerns. and very knowledgeable,..Dr Glattes was able to answer our ???"s and resolve my wife's hip...more
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Outstanding surgeon!
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