About Cheng W. Tao, M.D.| Huntsville, AL Surgeon

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North Alabama


Superior in comprehensive spine care

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Dr. Tao specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of the cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine as well as brain and peripheral nerves. Dr. Tao achieved his medical degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis followed by a general surgery internship.


He then completed a 6-year neurosurgical residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta in 2005. Dr. Tao is Board-Certified and is active in the advancement of spinal research through his participation in clinical research studies.

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  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Neurosurgical Society of Alabama

  • International Spine Intervention Society

  • Madison County Medical Society

  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Professional associations:

  • University of Tennessee; Memphis, TN

Medical degree:

  • University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN; Summa Cum Laude


  • Medical College of Georgia; Augusta, GA

Neurosurgical residency:

  • Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL

  • Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville, AL

  • The Surgery Center, Huntsville, AL

Hospital appointments:

  • Huntsville and Decatur

Clinic locations: