Dr. Troy Mounts, MD

Dr. Troy Mounts, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Troy Mounts, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2007 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

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
  • 6 More

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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

This content was provided by Dr. Mounts "Patient care, research/academics, and education are the facets of true service. I owe it to my patients to exist at the forefront of medical advances in patient care, and they should expect nothing less."

10  Specialties

  • 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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mounts does not have any board certifications listed.

73  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
  • 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
  • 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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54  Procedures

  • 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
26 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Mounts' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

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...more
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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...more
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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.
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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...more
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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...more
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