Dr. Hunter has been practicing Neurosurgery for over a decade. He has been involved with new and innovative techniques for spinal surgery throughout this time. Dr Hunter currently teaches minimally invasive spine techniques across the United States.
He received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Denison University in Ohio and then obtained a Masters Degree at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, in Physiology and Biophysics. On completion of his Masters he went to Georgetown Medical School, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Hunter then joined the University of Wisconsin, as an assistant professor where he trained neurosurgery residents and medical students in medical and surgical treatments of brain and spine diseases. Two years later, Dr. Hunter left the University of Wisconsin to pursue his carrier as a Spine surgeon in a private practice. He joined Neuroscience and Spine Center of the Carolinas, where he has been working since 2000.
Dr. Hunter has been involved in the spinal program at Caromont Regional Hospital, since the beginning of his carrier and is considered as a leader for bringing new and innovative micro surgical techniques to the hospital and his patients. The hospital has been awarded top on the list for “Best Hospital’s in North Carolina”, with the spine program deemed as one of the best in the state.
Providing the best possible quality care to his patients is Dr. Hunter’s main concern. Although he runs a very busy private practice, he still makes sure that he finds the time to teach. His lectures and seminars usually revolve around new and innovative minimally invasive spine surgical techniques. He has taught spinal surgery at Duke University and also teaches across the United States providing his expertise on spinal surgery. He is very passionate about what he does and always strives to deliver the best care to his patients. He has been board certified since 2001 with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.
Board certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Hospital affiliation: Caromont Hospital, Inc., Gaston Memorial Hospital