Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Trained Spine Surgeon

Board Certified

Jesse L Stem, M.D

Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Jesse L Stem, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and Orthopedic Surgical Residency at Georgia Baptist Atlanta Medical Center, followed by a Spine fellowship at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. He has served on numerous hospital committees and was an assistant professor at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Additionally, he was an attending physician at Virginia Tech Carilion Spine and Scoliosis Fellowship where he served an integral role in training young spine surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and North American Spine Society.

Dr. Stem has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of surgical and non-surgical treatments for spine injuries and conditions. Consultations are available for patients who are experiencing neck or back pain, considering spine surgery for the first time or seeking a second opinion. He uses a conservative and individualized approach to ensure the best results for each patient.


  • Aging spine
  • Arthritis of the neck
  • Back injuries
  • Chronic back pain
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis
  • Facet joint syndrome Foramen stenosis
  • Herniated disc cervical,  thoracic and lumbar
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar fusions
  • Neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pinched nerve
  • Piriformis syndrome Revision spine surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Spinal sciatica
  • Scoliosis Spinal compression fractures
  • Spinal stenosis


Medical: West Virginia University School of Medicine


Surgery Internship: Georgia Baptist Atlanta Medical Center

Spine fellowship at the University of Louisville, Kentucky


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

North American Spine Society.

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