David Wiles, M.D.
A native of the Tri-Cities’, David Wiles, MD, received his bachelor of science from Auburn University, Ala., and his doctorate of medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La. Following, Dr. Wiles completed his general surgery internship and a neurosurgery residency at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Board certified in neurosurgery, Dr. Wiles has trained under internationally-known spine surgeons, including Kevin Foley, MD, Maurice Smith, MD, and Peter Klara MD. Following his training, Dr. Wiles returned to the Tri-Cities where he established the East Tennessee Brain and Spine Center, intent on bringing leading-edge neurosurgical care to those he knew and loved. Today, Dr. Wiles is president of the East Tennessee Brain & Spine Center. Dr. Wiles has also been actively involved in the development of numerous spinal surgical techniques and devices. Most notably, he has participated in several investigational studies with the Food & Drug Administration. Such experience has allowed him the honor of speaking at international meetings and serving on the Evaluation Committee for ARGOS, the European Association of Research Groups for Spinal Osteosynthesis. Today, he is privileged to serve as a faculty member at teaching conferences held across the United States for the purpose of training spine surgeons and orthopedic and neurosurgical residents. A member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurosurgeons, the Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerves, the North American Spine Society, the World Spine Society, the International Meetings for Advanced Spinal Technologies, and the Cervical Spine Research Society, Dr. Wiles is also a member of the Critical Care Committee at the Johnson City Medical Center. Practicing since 1997, Dr. Wiles and his wife and their three children, make their home in Johnson City.