Dr. Brooks is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of all spinal conditions.
Dr. Brooks interests are in treating mechanical and neurological disorders of the spine. His special interests include complex cervical and lumbar surgery, spinal deformity and instability and disc replacement surgery.
Dr. Brooks is trained in the latest minimally invasive robot assisted techniques for nerve decompression and fusion that provides for shorter hospital stay, less blood loss, hyper-accurate hardware placement and quicker recovery.
Dr. Brooks is from Middle Georgia and is proud to serve the community he grew up in. He has authored numerous national medical journal articles, medical text book chapters and has presented on a national level. He currently lives in Macon with his wife Paige and two daughters, Caroline and Catherine.
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship in Spine at New England Baptist Hospital, Boston
Atlanta Medical Center
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
Linked below are educational articles about spine anatomy, conditions, and treatments from the North American Spine Society (NASS), Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Increased understanding of one’s own health can lead to better outcomes!
Anatomy of the Spine & Spine Health
Treatments & Surgeries
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
Bone Grafts in Spine Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy Treatment Options
Cervical Myelopathy Treatment Options
Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Transforaminal Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
Preparing for Back Surgery
Words Used During Spine Surgery
Spine Conditioning Program
Shannon Tomberlin, NP-C
Candice Tate, FNP-C