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J. Bridger Cox, M.D. joined Neuroscience Specialists in 2014.  He completed his residency training in neurological surgery at the University of Florida. Dr. Cox’s clinical interests are in complex spinal surgery and minimally invasive treatments. Outside of the operating room, Dr. Cox has an interest in socioeconomic and quality issues within neurosurgery.


During his residency, Dr. Cox completed a complex spine fellowship under Dr. Patrick Jacob and Dr. Daniel Hoh.  He has been active in research and was awarded the 2012 Mayfield Clinical Science award by the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Spine. Dr. Cox is a member of AOSpine, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the North American Spine Society.


A National Merit Scholar, Dr. Cox attended the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, graduating magna cum laude in 2003. Dr. Cox was a member of the University of Oklahoma men’s varsity golf team.  He also spent time in the United Kingdom studying at the University of Oxford.  Following his undergraduate studies, he attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, graduating in 2007 in the first quartile of his class.  When he is not working, he continues to enjoy playing golf, as well as hunting, fishing, and travelling.


Work experience

Jul 2013Jun 2014

Clinical Lecturer

University of Florida at Orlando Health
Jul 2007Jun 2013

Resident Physician

University of Florida - Department of Neurosurgery




University of Oklahoma College of Medicine


University of Oklahoma