Jonathan A Tuttle, MD's portrait
Jonathan A Tuttle, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedics
Georgia Regents University
Augusta, GA

About Jonathan A Tuttle, MD

Dr. Jonathan Tuttle is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedics in the Department of Neurosurgery at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA.

Dr. Tuttle received his MD from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. He received postdoctoral training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where he completed a general surgical internship, residency in neurological surgery, and orthopaedic spine surgical fellowship.

Dr. Tuttle is an active member of many prestigious medical societies including, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, AOSpine, and North American Spine Society.

Furthermore, Dr. Tuttle has presented his research at leading meetings and is the author of many textbook chapters. 


Publications and Presentations

Case report of candida spondylodiscitis in an immune competent patient and management thereof. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Meeting, May 2014.

Morphometric analysis of C1 and C2 by CT. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Meeting. Nov 2013.

Resolution of retro-odontoid pannus following occipital cervical fusion. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Meeting. May 2013.

Tuttle J and Chutkan NB: Symptomatic lumbar arachnoid cyst: case report and brief review of literature. Medical College of Georgia Orthopaedic Spine Conference, March 2008.

Tuttle J, Brown J, and Alleyne CH: Paraganglioma of the cauda equina: case report and review of literature. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Meeting, November, 2007.

Tuttle J, Shakir A, and Choudhri HF: Paramedian approach for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with unilateral pedicle screw fixation. Technical note and preliminary report on 47 cases. Neurosurg Focus 20(3):E5, 2006.

Tuttle JA, Hamilton W, and Alleyne CH: Healthcare management 101. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Meeting, November, 2005.

Tuttle JA, Hamilton W, and Alleyne CH: CSNS Resident Award: Healthcare management 101. Clinical Neurosurgery 52:357-358, 2005.

Tuttle J, Miller SF, Bennett J, Johnson RM, Waltman M, and Dearhake J: Predictor of the Morbidity and Mortality in Burn Patients with Inhalation Injury, American Burn Association, Chicago, March, 1998.

Miller SF, Tuttle J, Bennett J, Johnson RM, Waltman M, and Dearhake J: PaO2/FIO2 as a Predictor of Outcome in Burn Patients with Inhalation Injury, International Society for Burn Injury, Israel, November, 1998.

Tuttle J, Miller, SF, Hutzel P, Johnson RM, Waltman M: Blood Use in the Burn Center: A Ten Year Re-Appraisal, Eastern Great Lakes Burn Study Group, Cincinnati, Ohio, October, 2001.

Book Chapters

Tuttle JA and Chutkan NB: Cervical Radiculopathy, Eds: Shen, F, Samartzis D, and Fessler R: The Cervical Spine. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, projected 2014.

Chutkan NB and Tuttle JA: Cervicothoracic Fractures and Dislocations, Eds: Anderson D and Vaccaro A: Decision Making in Spinal Care. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, 2012.

Chutkan NB and Tuttle JA: Thoracolumbar trauma, Eds: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011.

Tuttle JA and Chutkan NB: Preoperative evaluation of the spine, Eds: Shen F and Shaffrey C: Arthritis & Arthroplasty: The Spine. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, 2009.

Tuttle JA, and Chutkan NB: Bone Grafting Options for Lumbar Spine Fusions, Eds: Goodrich A and Volcan I: eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion. St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing, 2008.

Poster Presentation

Miller SF, Hutzel P, Tuttle J, Johnson RM, Waltman M: Blood Use in the Burn Center: A Ten Year Re-Appraisal International Society for Burn Injuries, Seattle, Oregon, August, 2002.

Case Studies Presented by Jonathan A Tuttle, MD

Cervical Myelopathy with Severe Lumbar Degenerative Disease

Presented by: J. Tuttle MD, M. Woodall MD
A 62-year-old white female presented with the chief complaint of low back and leg pain However, further she endorsed numbness and paresthesias of the bilateral hands, as well as unsteadiness of gait.

Financial Disclosures

SpineUniverse, a Vertical Health, LLC website, is committed to ensuring that the medical information it presents is accurate, balanced, objective, and trustworthy. 

To help achieve this goal, SpineUniverse requires all authors, editors, and reviewers to disclose any financial relationships or affiliations they have with companies whose products or services may be mentioned in the content they author, edit, or review.

The intent of this policy is to identify any perceived, potential, or real conflicts of interest so that readers can make their own judgments about the value of information being presented.

Author's Statement

I, or an immediate family member, have a financial interest(s) or affiliation(s) with the following commercial companies whose products and / or services may be mentioned in the materials I have authored, edited or reviewed for presentation on Vertical Health, LLC’s websites.

Disclosed Relationships

Other Financial or Material Support
DePuy/Synthes, Stryker Spine