Dr. Hubbard is a board-certified neurosurgeon and a Fellow of the American Academy of Surgeons. A native Tennessean, he has felt a calling to pursue neurosurgery since high school. He received his undergraduate degree from Emory University and attended medical school at the University of Tennessee. He completed his residency at the renowned Semmes-Murphey Clinic under Dr. Jon Robertson. He also completed a complex spine fellowship with Dr. Kevin Foley, one of the original pioneers in minimally invasive spine surgery.
After completing his training in 2002, he came to Nashville specializing in minimally invasive spine and brain surgery. He was the first neurosurgeon to perform a minimally invasive spine surgery in Nashville. He continues to use the latest technologies including robotic spine surgery and laser interstitial thermal therapy to treat brain tumors through small incisions resulting in less recovery time.
Dr. Hubbard also specializes in the management of sports concussions. In conjunction with St. Thomas Hospital, he established Nashville’s first concussion management program. He is the neuro consultant for the Tennessee Titans. He is also the neuro consultant for Tennessee State University, Austin Peay State University, and several high schools including Christ Presbyterian Academy, and Montgomery Bell Academy.
He has received numerous awards including TIAAA’s distinguished service award for his concussion program for area high schools and Medtronic’s award for teaching national and international minimally invasive spine courses to other surgeons. He was named one of Nashville’s top doctors by Nashville Lifestyles magazine.
He is married and blessed with five children. He is a marathon runner, Boston qualified, and has completed over 15 marathons. Dr. Hubbard and his family are members of Christ Presbyterian Church. He is a board member of several organizations including Christ Presbyterian Academy and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.