Todd Fountain, MD


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Dr. Todd Fountain was born and raised in Natchez, Mississippi where he excelled as an Eagle Scout, a student government leader and an athlete. At 15 years of age, he elected to attend the Mississippi School of Mathematics and Science. He remained tied to the roots of his previous high school and continued his credits there before graduating from both institutions. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi where he graduated cum laude. During his time at Millsaps, he was a consistent member of the Dean's List, active in the Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity, elected to Phi Eta Sigma, Beta Beta Beta and Alpha Epsilon Delta honor societies. Following graduation from Millsaps, Dr. Fountain worked for a vascular and transplant surgeon as a clinical research assistant where his desire to pursue a career in surgery was established. He soon began medical school at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, Mississippi where he graduated cum laude. He received the Excellence in Neurosurgery Award as a fourth year medical student.

His surgical internship and neurosurgical residency was at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Fountain was awarded the Excellence in Patient Care Award twice and was named the Mayo Clinic Neurological Surgery Resident Teacher of the Year in 2008 and 2009. He completed his neurosurgery residency in June, 2009 and is proud to make Memphis his home where he hopes to serve the community.

Dr. Fountain has been married to Rebecca Brown Fountain for seven years.

Professional Societies Membership and Service

  • American Medical Association
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Mayo Alumni Association