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Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD

Diagnostic Radiologist

Gender: Male
Experience: 14 years
Languages: English

About Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD

Dr. Thomas Hodgkiss is a Board Certified Interventional Radiologist. A native of Memphis, TN, he attended Vanderbilt University and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed a fellowship program in Interventional Radiology at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He has lived and practiced in the Memphis area for over 20 years.

Dr. Hodgkiss has served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of Tennessee Health Center. He has focused his practice on interventional oncology and has cared for and treated cancer patients at two large cancer centers for more than 15 years. He serves as a consultant, researcher, and physician educator for the Medtronic Company in the specialty of bone and spinal tumor ablation. He also works in collaboration with Angiodynamics, developing and advancing microwave treatments for soft tissue cancers.

He has served as a primary investigator on two large research projects with Medtronic, involving percutaneous repair of aortic aneurysms and spinal kyphoplasty with the associated recovery post-procedure. He helped in the development of the Osteocool radiofrequency system from Medtronic that is used in the treatment of cancer that has invaded the bone. Dr. Hodgkiss also works in collaboration with DFINE Inc., as a consultant and proctor, to advance radiofrequency ablation treatments for spinal bone tumors.

Dr. Hodgkiss' primary areas of interest are interventional radiology/oncology, medical pain therapies and regenerative medicine. He also specializes in Kyphoplasty treatment for vertebral compression fractures. Dr. Hodgkiss has performed over 500 kyphoplasty procedures, over 200 tumor bone ablations, over 1000 soft tissue tumor ablations and over 10,000 biopsies.

He offers a wide range of interventional radiology and pain management techniques utilizing CT, ultrasound or fluoroscopic guidance. Some of the procedures include:

  • Therapeutic Discography
  • Stem Cell Injections
  • Lumbar/Thoracic/Cervical Epidural Injections
  • Facet and/or Medial Branch Blocks
  • Targeted Individual Nerve Blocks
  • Joint/Bursal Injections
  • Spinal Pain Pump Placement
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Placements

Diagnostic Radiologist

Dr. Thomas D. Hodgkiss is a Diagnostic Radiologist in Memphis, TN with special training and skill in diagnosing diseases and injuries with imaging technology. As a Diagnostic Radiologist, Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD performs imaging with x-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, or radiation in order to diagnose disorders or dysfunctions in tissues and bones. Diagnostic Radiology is a field of medicine that applies imaging technology to diagnose disease and dysfunction. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Diagnostic Radiologists include bone fractures, bronchitis, heart disease, kidney stones, cirrhosis, and benign or cancerous tumors. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Diagnostic Radiologists include x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests, computed tomography (CT) scans, ultrasounds, mammographies, fluoroscopies, nuclear stress tests, positron emission tomographies (PET), and bone density scans (DEXA).

Diagnostic Radiologists in Memphis, TN

Pain Management Doctor

Dr. Thomas D. Hodgkiss is a Pain Management Doctor in Memphis, TN with special training and skill in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of pain caused by surgery, injury, nerve damage, and metabolic problems such as diabetes. As a Pain Management Doctor, Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD performs medication management, physical therapy, and nerve blocks. Pain Management Medicine is the multifaceted treatment of pain that prohibits or prevents normal eating, sleeping, work, and daily activity. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Pain Management Doctors include chronic pain, fibromyalgia,back pain, joint pain, arthritis pain, tendinitis pain, and post-surgical pain. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Pain Management Doctors include pain medications like opioids, spinal injections, TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) therapy, meditation, relaxation techniques, visual imagery, biofeedback, heat and cold therapy, manipulation and massage.

Pain Management Doctors in Memphis, TN
  • Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Aetna [Aetna Health Inc. (a PA corp.)]

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc.

  • Cigna Healthcare [Cigna HealthCare of Tennessee, Inc]

  • Medicaid

  • Medicare

  • UnitedHealthcare of Tennessee, Inc.


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Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD

Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD
Diagnostic Radiologist

Southern Pain and Regenerative Medicine
5683 S Rex Rd
Memphis, TN 38119

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Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD
Diagnostic Radiologist

Southern Pain and Regenerative Medicine
176 Briarwood St, Suite B
Camden, TN 38320

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Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD

Thomas D. Hodgkiss, MD
Diagnostic Radiologist

Southern Pain and Regenerative Medicine
1720 E Reelfoot Ave, Suite 200
Union City, TN 38261

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