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Timothy Strait, MD

Timothy Strait, MD

Education and Training:

Dr. Tim Strait was born in Ashland, Ohio and graduated high school from Gilmour Academy in 1968. His undergraduate studies were completed at Washington and Lee University 1971. He attended Medical School at UT Memphis, receiving his MD in 1977. He continued on with his residency training in Memphis, completing an internship at Baptist Hospital in 1978. His formal neurosurgical training was undertaken in Memphis and he graduated from that program in 1982. He performed additional postgraduate training at the Cornell Medical Center in 1983.

Dr. Strait arrived in Chattanooga in 1983 and has been employed with UT Erlanger Neurosurgery Group for the past 25 years. He holds teaching appointments with the UT Chattanooga Department of Surgery, the Boehm Birth Defects Center, and the Craniofacial Foundation of America.

Professional interests:

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Adult Spine Surgery
  • Adult Brain Surgery
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve decompression
  • Craniofacial disorders

Professional Societies:

  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Board Certified
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurologic Surgeons
  • Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Tennessee Neurosurgical Society
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society
  • Surgeons Club of Chattanooga
  • Neurological Society of America
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Joint Section of Trauma
  • Stroke Council, American Heart Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support

Dr. Strait is married to Lisa Strait. His social interests include SEC football and golf.