Dr. Rudolph Chirstopher Glattes MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Rudolph Glattes is an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital and Saint Thomas Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years. He is one of 54 doctors at Baptist Hospital and one of 51 at Saint Thomas Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Hospital

Saint Thomas Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Williamson Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1998

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1998 - 2002

Washington University
Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, 2002 - 2003

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

TN State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

A simple, accurate method to confirm placement of intra-articular knee injection.
Glattes, R.C., Spindler, K.P., Blanchard, G.M., Rohmiller, M.T., McCarty, E.C., Block, J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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