Dr. Raymond F. Topp

Dr. Raymond F. Topp

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret)

Dr. Topp is an internationally recognized leader in the field of spinal medicine and surgery. He specializes in advanced adult and pediatric treatment options for pain and deformity related to disc degeneration and disc herniation; scoliosis; kyphosis; spondylolisthesis and other spinal deformities; spinal stenosis; spinal tumors; infections and spinal trauma.

Dr. Topp joined Southern Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine after a distinguished, 24 year career in the United States Army. He has deployed to combat numerous times in support of Operations Desert Shield and Storm, as well as, Operation Enduring Freedom. He has held numerous leadership positions throughout his career. These positions included an Armor Company Executive Officer, Medical Company Commander, Director of the Army Trauma Training Center and Chief of Spinal Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center. His military awards include the Purple Heart, two Bronze Stars and the Legion of Merit.


Undergraduate: University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA - Bachelor of Arts, Biology/PreMed, 1987

Medical School: Hebert School of Medicine, USUHS- Bethesda, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1997

Post Graduate Education: San Antonio Health Education Consortium - San Antonio, TX - Intern, General Surgery

San Antonio Health Education Consortium - San Antonio, TX - Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery

Twin Cities Spine Center
Minneapolis, MN
Fellow, Spine Surgery

Professional Experience:

US Army Trauma Training Center
Ryder Trauma Center and University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Chief, Spine Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics
Brooke Army Medical Center
San Antonio, TX

Attending Surgeon, Partner
Southern Orthopadics and Sports Medicine
Brunswick, Ga


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005


State of Georgia
State of Florida

Professional Affiliations:

Fellow, American Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society
Georgia Orthopaedic Society

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Mon - Fri - 8am - 5:30pm


3231 Glynn Ave.
Brunswick , GA 31520


Phone 912.265.9006
Fax 912.265.7200

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