Ross L. Dawkins, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Neurological Surgery
Clinic Phone
Appointment: (615) 778-2265
Fax: (615) 778-2266


  • Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, 2003-2007, BS and BA
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, 2011, MD


  • Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2011-2018

Patient Care Emphasis:

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Spine, Comprehensive
  • Tumors of the Spine and Spinal Cord
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Brain Tumors

Current Research Focus/Interest:

  • Clinical outcomes in patients with spinal pathology
  • Spinal fracture grading systems
  • Clinical outcomes in epilepsy patients


Vanderbilt Neurosurgery Franklin
302 South Royal Oaks Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37064
Appoinment: (615) 778-2265
Fax: (615) 778-2266