Scott M. Miller, M.D.


  • Physiatry


  • Cookeville
  • Mt. Juliet
  • Nashville - One City


Scott M. Miller, M.D. is a physiatrist, specializing in interventional spine and musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Miller is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is trained to treat acute and chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders, with the goal of restoring function and improving quality of life.

A native of central Missouri, Dr. Miller graduated from Marquette University, where he played NCAA Division I Soccer. He attended University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine before completing his PM&R residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident. He then completed a North American Spine Society accredited Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine fellowship at the University of Utah. During his fellowship, Dr. Miller received extensive training in treating various acute and chronic pain pathologies. This includes disc herniations, spinal stenosis, and degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine as well as non-operative care for knee, hip, and shoulder pathologies.

Dr. Miller takes a multidimensional approach to treating patients that includes therapies, medication management and minimally invasive procedures. An experienced scientific and clinical researcher, Dr. Miller has been published in numerous books, publications, and presentations.

Dr. Miller currently sees patients and performs procedures at Nashville - St. Thomas West, St. Thomas Midtown, Nashville - One City, Cookeville and Brentwood. He is a member of the North American Spine Society and Spine Intervention Society.

Away from the office, Dr. Miller enjoys spending time with his wife. He enjoys golf, travel, soccer and reading.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this description is solely intended for informational purposes and should not be interpreted as an endorsement or advertisement of TOA or Dr. Miller as a pain management clinic.


American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


- Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Medical School:
- University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

- Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

- Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT



Miller S, Yang A, Schneider B. Sacroiliac Joint Interventions. Comprehensive Evidence Analysis of Interventional Procedures Used To Treat Chronic Pain. Elsevier’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics.


Spine Intervention Society Technical Manual: Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection Chapter

Spine Intervention Society Technical Manual: Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection Chapter


Miller, S, Yang, A, Spina, N, Turtle, J, Hurley, RMcCormick, Z, Anderson, L. A Letter to the Editor Regarding Medial Branch RFA at Spinal Fusion Adjacent Segments. Pain Medicine. 2022.

Rainey, J, Miller, S, Conger, A,McCormick, Zachary, Anderson, L. A Letter to the Editor Regarding Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of the Painful Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. Pain Medicine, Volume 23, Issue 3, March 2022, Pages 603–604.

David Sherwood DO, R. Sterling Haring DO MPH, Benjamin Gill DO MBA, Scott Miller MD, Oksana Zhivotenko DO, Christian Roehmer MD, Samir Khan DO, Adam Epps DO, Theodora L. Swenson MD, James Gardner MD, Dann Martin MD, David “DJ” Kennedy MD, Byron Schneider MD,Michael Modic MD, Peter Udby. The Interrater Reliability of the Novel Udby Classification of Modic Changes: A First Estimate. Pain Medicine.

David Sherwood, Scott Miller, Adam Epps, Benjamin Gill, Dann Martin, Oksana Zhivotenko, Theadora Swenson, Christian Roehmer, Samir Khan, James Gardner, DJ Kennedy, Michael Modic, Byron Schneider. A First Estimate of the Annual Prevalence of Basivertebral Nerve Ablation Candidates in a Spine Clinic. Pain Medicine.


Min Yoo, MD. Danielle Karimi, MD. Kyaw Lin, DO. Nathaniel Dusto, MD. Sterling Haring, DO, MPH. Scott Miller, MD. Evan Berlin, MD. John Whyte, MD, PhD. Geographic Disparities in Treating Pain and Addiction. AAP Virtual Annual Meeting - February 2021.

Scott M. Miller, MD; Evan Berlin, M.D.; Sterling Haring, D.O., MPH; Reza Ehsanian, M.D. PhD; Byron Schneider, M.D. Intra-Articular Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Corticosteroid Injections in Patients With Increased Peri-Zygapophyseal Joint MRI Short Tau Inversion Recovery Signal: A Pilot Study. SIS Annual Conference. August 18-21, 2021.


Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

  • Chief Resident
  • Resident Scholar of the Year
  • Resident Research Scholar of the Year

University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine:

  • Class President University of Missouri School of Medicine Springfield Clinical Campus

Marquette University:

  • Dr. Charles R. Eichenberger Inspirational Award Recipient Athletic Scholarship
  • Men’s Varsity Soccer Letterman
  • Team Captain - Men’s Soccer
  • Big East All-Academic Team
  • NSCAA Wisconsin All State College Team

Memberships & Associations

Spine Intervention Society

North American Spine Society

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation