Avery L. Buchholz, MD, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and he earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. He then completed a neurological surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, serving as chief resident. After his training at MUSC, Dr. Buchholz completed a complex spine surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. While there, he also completed an AO spine fellowship, winning its national award for best clinical research.
Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Buchholz is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the North American Spine Society and the Scoliosis Research Society, among other organizations. He has also served as second lieutenant in the Wisconsin Army National Guard 13th MEED, Medical Service Corp., and as captain in the South Carolina Army National Guard Medical Command, Medical Service Corp.
Dr. Buchholz treats all disorders of the spine with specific expertise in spinal deformity, scoliosis, complex spine surgery, tumors of the spine and minimally invasive surgeries. He has more than 15 years of clinical experience and most recently served as assistant professor of Neurosurgery at University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville and as an affiliate assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at MUSC.
Specializing in diseases of the brain and nervous system, Dr. Buchholz joins the board-certified physicians and highly skilled staff at Lexington Brain and Spine Institute to provide comprehensive care in the treatment of disorders affecting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves, including surgery for degenerative conditions, trauma and cancer.