L. Brett Babat MD

Dr. Lawrence Babat is an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee.

ABOUT Dr Babat

Dr. Babat is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine, where he spent an additional year as a research fellow in Dr. Manohar Panjabi’s spine biomechanics laboratory. His orthopaedic surgery residency was at Brown University, where he also served as a trauma fellow. He then completed a combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. In addition to reconstructive spine surgery, Dr. Babat has a special interest in the management of spine tumors. Dr. Babat is actively involved in teaching spine surgery to other surgeons, both nationally and internationally. He has taught board review courses to help surgeons prepare to take the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery exam, as well as courses ranging from minimally invasive spine surgery to complex revision and deformity operations. He has helped to develop spinal instrumentation for minimally invasive surgery applications, as well as for major deformity and reconstructive spine surgery. He has patented a device for a new form of spino-pelvic fixation, a type of instrument used in the most complex spine operations.



  • Main Office

    330 22nd Avenue North
    Nashville, TN 37203

  • Skyline Medical Office Building

    3443 Dickerson Rd. Suite 340
    Nashville, TN 37207

  • Dr. Mathews Spring Hill Clinic

    3001 Reserve Blvd, Suite 201
    Spring Hill, TN 37174