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Dr. Holt was born in Florence, Alabama, and grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His medical career brought him to Columbia to help people live more mobile and pain-free lives through hip and knee replacement since 1994.
Dr. Holt's studies took him from the University of Tennessee and a degree in chemistry to the Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic and Research Institute in Washington, D.C. for his fellowship in Total Joint Replacement.
Dr. Holt joined the Columbia Orthopaedic Group in August 1994. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. His practice is devoted to the treatment of arthritic conditions of the hip and knee. He uses various treatment approaches including both non-surgical and surgical means. Part of the non-surgical treatment options he employs include exercises, oral medications, injections, weight loss, and braces. Dr. Holt says that many patients do not need surgery. However, when surgery is indicated, he is very experienced, having performed over 11,000 hip and knee surgeries during his career at COG.
Dr. Holt has served on various committees at Boone Hospital Center and was instrumental in establishing the Joint Replacement Center there. He has published research articles in orthopaedic journals and instructed peers with hands-on training in various aspects of joint replacement surgeries of hip and knee. He was also named to "Inside Columbia" magazine's list of Top Doctors in Columbia, MO.
Today, Dr. Holt is married and has six children. He and his wife enjoy travel and are avid college football fans as well as enjoying other college and professional sports. They enjoy spending time with family and friends. Dr. Holt enjoys still and video photography. He has an interest in social media marketing as well as online education.
Dr. Holt's team includes:
Ray is an Advanced Practice nurse who assists Dr. Holt in clinic and in surgery. He has worked with Dr. Holt for over 20 years. He also serves as a Preceptor for students pursuing their Nurse Practitioner training.
Maggie is Dr. Holt's Administrative Assistant. She has been an Orthopaedic nurse for over 30 years. She has worked at the Joint Replacement Center and the Spine Center. She has also worked as a nurse at a skilled nursing unit.
Tori is an RN who is Dr. Holt's clinic nurse. She has worked as a labor and delivery nurse, a nurse at a skilled nursing unit, an urgent care nurse, an Infectious Disease nurse, and a home health nurse. She also served as the Supervisor of the Joint Replacement Center. She has been a nurse for over 20 years.
Bachelors Degree: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN
Medical Degree: UT Health Sciences Center in Memphis, TN
Orthopaedic Residency: University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
Fellowship: Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic and Research Institute in Washington, D.C.