Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Photo: Chase C. Woodward, M.D., MPH

Dr. Chase Woodward is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine care. His expertise includes state-of-the-art surgical treatment of degenerative spine disorders, adult and pediatric deformities (scoliosis and kyphosis), spinal trauma, and oncologic processes of the spine. 

Dr. Woodward graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and his Master of Public Health degree from The Graduate School at Northwestern University. Prior to his residency, he underwent a surgical internship with Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Remaining here, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency. Dedicated to further intensive training, Dr. Woodward finished a fellowship in spinal surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. 

In his spare time, Dr. Woodward enjoys spending time with his family and working on household projects. He also enjoys simple pleasures, such as ice cream, grilling, and pickleball. 

Dr. Woodward is available to see patients at Nebraska Spine + Pain Center in Omaha as well as at our satellite office in Columbus

Education & Training 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 
  • Doctor of Medicine: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 
  • Master of Public Health: Northwestern University, The Graduate School, Evanston, IL 
  • Surgery Internship: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Spinal Surgery Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 

Professional Affiliations 

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • AO Spine 
  • North American Spine Society 
  • Scoliosis Research Society