Top Orthopedic Surgeons in Tennessee

Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.

Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in Tennessee so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can't be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in Tennessee.

  • W. David Hovis, MD

    W. David Hovis, MD

    Knoxville, TN

    Dr. W. David Hovis specializes in performing Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery procedures of the knee and shoulder, as well as providing Sports Medicine care for athletic injuries. He earned his Medical Degree with honors from Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

  • J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD

    J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD

    Nashville, TN

    Dr. J.W. Thomas Byrd has been practicing in the field of orthopedic surgery for two decades already. He is well-known for being the team physician for the Tennessee Titans and has served as physician for the U.S. Olympic Team as well. Dr. Byrd specializes in arthroscopic techniques that emphasizes less invasive surgery.

  • Azar, Frederick M., M.D

    Azar, Frederick M., M.D

    Memphis, TN

    Dr. Frederick Azar is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well. He is also the team physician of the Memphis Grizzlies, the University of Memphis Athletics, and the Christian Brothers University Athletics.

  • John J. McGraw, Sr., M.D.

    John J. McGraw, Sr., M.D.

    Knoxville, TN

    Dr. John McGraw, Sr. sees patients exclusively and performs surgery at Tennova/Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He also previously served as the President of the Southern Orthopaedic Association. Dr. McGraw received his MD degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1978.

  • Dr. Joseph D. Chenger, MD

    Dr. Joseph D. Chenger, MD

    Murfreesboro, TN

    Dr. Dr. Joseph Chenger is a specialist in performing Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement, Unicompartmental Knee Surgery, and Patellafemoral Knee Surgery. He completed his medical degree from the University of Calgary and is currently in practice at Premier Orthopaedics.

  • Dr. Marvin R. Leventhal

    Dr. Marvin R. Leventhal

    Memphis, TN

    Dr. Marvin R. Leventhal earned his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and is currently in practice at Memphis Orthopaedic Group. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well.

  • Lydia A. White, MD

    Lydia A. White, MD

    Murfreesboro, TN

    Dr. Lydia A. White is a fellowship-trained physician specializing in Sports Medicine. She is also well-known for having already served as the team physician for several high school and college sports programs. Dr. White is also a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

  •  S. R. Brown, MD

    S. R. Brown, MD

    Clarksville, TN

    Dr. S. R. Brown completed a sub specialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand in 2011. She currently specializes in complex fracture care and tendon injuries in the upper extremity, as well as joint replacement and reconstruction in the elbow, wrist, and hand.

  • S. Tyler Staelin, MD

    S. Tyler Staelin, MD

    Nashville, TN

    Dr. S. Tyler Staelin's primary clinical interests are Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other compressive neuropathies of the upper extremity. He is also recognized for having been involved with scientific research and publication as well as the education of students and residents.

  • William T. Hartley , MD

    William T. Hartley , MD

    Chattanooga, TN

    Dr. William Hartley was previously in practice with the Winchester Surgical Clinic in Winchester and was then recruited to Chattanooga to join the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics. He focuses his practice on Total Joint Replacement and Arthroscopic procedures.