Alfred E. Geissele, MD, FACS

Spine Surgery

Alfred E. Geissele, MD, FACS is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in spinal disorders in both children and adults. His areas of interest include back and neck pain, ruptured discs, fractures in the aging spine, spondylolisthesis, sacroiliac joint disorders, and scoliosis in children and adults, as well as minimally invasive surgery. Following his […]


Matthew D. Hannibal, MD

Spine Surgery

Matthew Hannibal, MD is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine surgeon and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He specializes in diagnosing surgically treatable disorders of the neck and back, and using minimally invasive surgical solutions and new spinal technologies to treat them when appropriate. These techniques can now be applied to […]


Ralph J. Maxy, MD

Spine Surgery

Ralph J. Maxy, MD FAAOS is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating adult and pediatric spinal disorders. His interests include the use a variety of techniques including minimally invasive lumbar laminectomy and fusion procedures. His practice encompasses the treatment of a wide variety of spinal conditions including scoliosis, lumbar degenerative disorders, disc […]


Jason D. Zook, MD

Spine Surgery

Dr. Jason Zook is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon joining Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists in Burke county. He attended Wake Forest University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology. He continued his studies at the prestigious Wake Forest Bowman Gray School of Medicine. After obtaining his medical degree, he went on to […]


Brian S. Dodd, PA-C

Spine Surgery

Assists: Dr. Hannibal Brian Dodd is a nationally certified physician assistant with extensive experience in the orthopaedic and neurosurgical fields.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Medicine from Western Michigan University majoring in Physician Assistant Studies. He furthered his education by completing a physician assistant surgical residency at Spectrum Health/Western Michigan University in September […]


Ann Horton, PA-C

Spine Surgery

Assists: Dr. Maxy Ann Horton is a nationally certified Physician Assistant and has worked at Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists since 2014. Her educational background includes a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Florida in 1999. She has worked in General Orthopaedics, Primary Care, Neurosurgery and now works in Spine Surgery with Dr. […]


W. Luke Robinson, MD

Pain Management

Dr. Robinson specializes in nonsurgical and interventional spine treatment. He completed his undergraduate education at Carson Newman College in Jefferson, Tennessee and obtained his Medical Degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Following medical school, Dr. Robinson completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Carilion Health Systems in Roanoke and then completed a […]


Mark A. Tiffany, MD

Pain Management

Dr. Tiffany attended medical school in San Diego at the University of California. Following that he trained in Anesthesia at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was board certified in Anesthesiology in 2005 and in Pain Management in 2009. Prior to coming to work with Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists he worked at Caldwell Memorial Hospital […]