While at Emory, Dr. Silcox served on the faculty of the Emory University School of Medicine serving as chief of the spine surgery service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He also served as resident/spine surgery fellowship education coordinator for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Silcox served as president of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society from 2013 to 2014 and as secretary/treasurer 2009 until 2012. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed research publications primarily focused on topics relating to spine surgery and spinal disorders. He is additionally the author of six book chapters. He has served on the faculty of over eight dozen continuing medical education courses. He has been the principal investigator in the State of Georgia for two FDA investigational device exemption studies, and has participated in several other FDA and NIH studies. He continues to be active in clinical research and spine surgery device development. In the past four years, Dr. Silcox has taught hundreds of spine surgeons from across the United States and abroad the minimally invasive surgical technique known as oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF).
Dr. Silcox is married and has two grown children. He enjoys serving his church in various roles. Additionally, he has previously volunteered his time to serve as a physician for the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games as well as various local college and professional sports teams.
Fellowship: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, spine surgery, 1994
Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, orthopedic surgery, 1992
Internship: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, general surgery, 1988
Medical Degree: Emory University School of Medicine, M.D., 1987
Undergraduate: Emory University, B.A., chemistry and math, 1983
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (diplomat)
- American Medical Association
- Southern Orthopaedic Association
- North American Spine Society
- Georgia Orthopaedic Society
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (fellow)
These forms can be completed prior to a new patient visit to assist in their evaluation. However, please note that only one body part (either lumbar or cervical) will be examined at the initial visit so that a definitive plan of treatment can be targeted to the patient’s area of greatest pain.
Dr. Silcox also performs Independent Medical Evaluations that may be scheduled directly with his staff at 404-425-1131.
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Dr. Silcox has been chosen as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022. Castle Connolly identifies Top Doctors based on an extensive nomination process. The national physician-led research team reviews and rigorously screens all nominated physicians before selecting those regarded as the most outstanding healthcare providers in the country.