Dr. Davis L. Reames IV's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
Yes, this doctor is accepting new patients
Dr. Reames is an expert in the field of complex spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, and cranial procedures. Dr. Reames and his team are dedicated to providing their patients with care and compassion. Dr. Reames is originally from Sumter, South Carolina and completed his undergraduate and medical school degrees in Charleston, SC. He was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society while at The Citadel where he graduated Magna cum laude. During his junior year at the Medical University of South Carolina he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Virginia. During that time he also spent 12 months in New Zealand practicing intracranial neurosurgery before serving as chief resident at UVA. He went on to complete a fellowship in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at the Semmes-Murphey Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee where he gained special training in tubular spine surgery, robotic surgery, and scoliosis correction.
- Medical University of South Carolina (Grad. 2007)
- Citadel Military College of South California (Grad. 2002)
- University of Virginia (Grad. 2011)
- University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis (Grad. 2014)
Areas of Expertise
- Spinal cord injury
- Brain tumor
- Intracranial hematoma
- Cervical spondylosis
- Pituitary tumors
- Herniated disk
- Spinal stenosis
- Spinal fusion
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Pinched nerve
- Stress fractures
Awards & Recognitions
Publications & Research
- Sphingosine Kinase 1 / Sphingosine-1-Phosphate mediates TNFa-Induced COX-2 Induction and PGE2 Production of L9292 Cells
- Time to development, clinical and radiographic characteristics, and management of proximal junctional kyphosis following adult thoracolumbar instrumented fusion for spinal deformity
- Extramedullary Hematopoiesis within the Clibus: An Unusual Cause of Lower Cranial Nerve Palsy
- The effects of simulated microgravity on intervertebral disc degeneration.
- Treatment of intracranial solitary fibrous tumors with gamma knife radiosurgery: report of two cases and review of literature.
- Intervertebral disc degeneration and ectopic bone formation in apolipoprotein E knockout mice.
- Gamma Knife Radiosurgery of Meningiomas Involving the Foramen Magnum
- Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for acromegaly: remission using modern criteria, complications, and predictors of outcome.
- Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for cushing disease: techniques, outcomes, and predictors of remission.
- Morbidity and mortality in the surgical treatment of 10,242 adults with spondylolisthesis
- Comprehensive analysis of risk factors for seizures after deep brain stimulation surgery. Clinical article.
- NeurosurgerySafety, efficacy, and dosing of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 for posterior cervical and cervicothoracic instrumented fusion with a minimum 2-year follow-up.
- Complications in the surgical treatment of 19,360 cases of pediatric scoliosis: a review of the Scoliosis Research Society Morbidity and Mortality database.
- Use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 as an adjunct for instrumented posterior arthrodesis in the occipital cervical region: An analysis of safety, efficacy, and dosing.