Dr. Troy Mounts, MD

Dr. Troy Mounts, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Troy Mounts, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in San Luis Obispo, CA. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Mounts is affiliated with Twin Cities Community Hospital, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and French Hospital Medical Center.

1500 Palm St Ste A

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Keystone Health Plan East
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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Chiropractic
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Mounts does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Infections
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumor
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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  • Adult Scoliosis Correction
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Decompression Therapy
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Decompression Therapy
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Operative Spine Treatment
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Posterior Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Treatment of Fibroid Tumors
  • Vertebroplasty


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Trevecca Nazarene University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Fisk University-Master's In Physics
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mounts has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mounts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mounts to family and friends
based on 26 total reviews (11 with comments)
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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
in Morro Bay |
After many years of neck & shoulder pain,I had my neck operated on by Dr mounts in June of this year.He was recommended to me by a local ER Dr. From the first time I met him I knew he was the right Doctor for me. I had been serching for a Dr. that I could trust & that specializes in spine surgery. Although I had to fight with my insurance co. Dr Mounts was with me every step of the way My hope is that our local hospitals will welcome Dr. Mounts on board.
san clemente |
Prior to meeting Dr. Mounts, I suffered from debilitating pain in my neck and back, radiating through the hips and severely limiting my active lifestyle. Dr. Mounts and his staff warmly welcomed me and took an enormous amount of time explaining my options as well as thoroughly discussing surgical procedures. Two surgeries later and I could not give Dr. Mounts more accolades. Because of his superior surgical skills, I am now returning to my previous active life, hiking, camping and fishing!
in Paso Robles, CA |
Dr. Mounts is an honest, professional, knowledgeable and caring doctor. I knew from my very first appointment that he is an awesome doctor that has my best interest at heart.
in Paso Robles, CA |
Dr. Troy Mounts is in my opinion one of the best doctors that I have seen! I have many complicated health issues and have over 15 doctors currently and have had over 20 surgeries in the last 8 years with many different types of surgeons. Dr. Mounts has done 3 spine surgeries on me in the last year and a half and I would recommend him to my own child and family. He is extremely thoughtful and experienced. He spend as much time with you as nessesary each and every visit.
in Los Osos, CA |
I would recommend Troy Mounts because he always took the time to explain and show me on the screen exactly what needed to be done, how it would be done, and what the final result would be. After my cervical spine surgery, I only required strong pain medication for 3 or 4 days and was then able to use my routine medication for arthritis.
in San Luis Obispo, CA |
Dr. Mounts is a great example of deep knowledge, caring, and ease of manner. I liked that he did not rush to a diagnosis or invasive solution. I appreciated that physical therapy is an integral part of his search for relief of pain. While I saw Dr. Mounts about back pain associated with a fractured vertebra, he also discovered a discrepancy in the length of my legs that was contributing to the pain. With both problems addressed, I still grin at feeling so good.
in San Luis Obispo, CA |
Very happy with Dr. Mounts. Very knowledgeable and professional. Took care of all my issues. Definitely recommend to others.
in Paso Robles, CA |
Dr. Mounts is fabulous! From the first time I met him I felt extremely comfortable. I have full confidence in his capabilities! And now that I have had surgery, I wish I could rate him higher than 5 ?? he did a fabulous job with my surgery, and I had my 2 week follow up last week, and he was absolutely wonderful in answering all my questions and showing me the proper way to wear my brace (so much more comfortable! Lol) I would recommend him to anyone, anytime!!!
in San Luis Obispo, CA |
Dr. Mounts is, hands down, the best surgeon anyone could ever ask for. He is skilled, knowledgeable, innovative, and legitimately cares about his patients. I had to battle my insurance company to get my procedure approved, and he was right there with me in the trenches every step if the way. When he was finally able to work on me, he fixed an ailment that had bothered me for almost three years, and now I no longer experience any pain where he operated. He is a life-changer!
in Paso Robles, CA |
I needed urgent attention and DR Mounts was not only expedient but deliberate and correct. We need to do whatever it takes to keep him around.
in Paso Robles, CA |
Have seen top specialists in LA & the Bay Area, and prefer Dr Mounts: skillful, innovative, attentive, and caring.
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Dr. Mounts accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
    Regional Pref Network EPO
    Regional Pref Network HMO
    Regional Pref Network HMO+
    Regional Pref Network POS+
    Regional Pref Network PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Pathway X Direct Access PPO
    Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
    Select PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Keystone Health Plan East HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Mounts has admitting privileges

French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
1010 Murray Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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Twin Cities Community Hospital
1100 Las Tablas Rd
Templeton, CA 93465
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