Dr. Gropper’s Medical Background
Dr. Gropper is a consulting neurosurgeon at Shepherd Center. He earned his medical degree from The University of Tennessee. He completed his general surgical internship at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., and completed his residency in neurological surgery at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 1985. Dr. Gropper received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1974, with a major in molecular biology and a minor in general biology.
Since coming to Atlanta in 1986, Dr. Gropper has been a recognized leader in the neurosurgical community. He served as chairman of the Department of Neuroscience at Piedmont Hospital from 2002 to 2005. He has also served as a neurological consultant for the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Braves and currently maintains a private practice at Atlanta Brain and Spine Care. In his spare time, Dr. Gropper enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.