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University Orthopaedic Surgeons provides a whole approach to orthopaedic care. Our premier team of surgeons provides specialized care to keep East Tennessee in motion. Find out more about our all-inclusive approach to providing orthopaedic treatment options uniquely designed for you.

Orthopaedic specialists

We are the team that is called upon to care for the most critical care patients, as well as those who need care for shoulder, hand, spine or total joint replacement. We treat our everyday patients with the same expertise we provide for critical/Life Star patients. We utilize state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to provide one of the best options for orthopaedic care in East Tennessee. read more

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UOS offers patients the convenience of requesting non-urgent appointments online. Requests will be processed during normal business hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
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UOS Physicians make Cityview Magazine's Top Docs List in 2015

UOS is proud to announce the following physicians were selected by their peers for inclusion in Cityview Magazine’s 2015 Top Docs issue for orthopaedic surgery:
  • George R. Baddour, Jr., MD
  • Michael S. Eilerman, MD
  • E. Michael Holt, MD
  • William R. Oros, M.D.
  • Richard S. Smith, MD
  • Dr. Eilerman offers revolutionary approach to hip replacement surgery

    Hip replacement surgery can be a scary thing. At the University Orthopaedic Surgeons under the care of Dr. Eilerman, it's no big deal!

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    Dr. Tonne to Speak on Best Practices in Management of Geriatric Hip Fracture Patients

    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 11:00am-1:00pm
    The University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Heart Hospital Conference Room

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    UOS Provides Free Foot Exams, Shoes and Socks to the Needy

    Dr. Seaworth and other UOS staff provide foot exams and distribute shoes as part of the Souls for Soles program at Lost Sheep Ministries' Under the Bridge event.

    Dr. Christine M. Seaworth, a foot and ankle specialist with University Orthopaedic Surgeons, and staff from UOS worked to help the homeless and needy get a good pair of shoes this winter.

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    UOS Physician fixes the broken leg of a gorilla at the Knoxvile Zoo

    Dr. William Oros recently performed a life-time first--operating on a 385 lb. gorilla. Wanto, a 37-year-old silverback Western lowland gorilla at the Knoxville Zoo, had a broken femur. Dr. Oros volunteered his time to perform surgery on the fracture.

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    Medicare Beneficiary Alert: Protect Access to Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

    Medicare is considering deep cuts in payments to orthopedic surgeons who perform hip and knee replacement surgery in 2014. Learn more about this issue and how you can help.

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    Community Outreach

    UOS is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 6th Annual Tee Up For Trauma benefiting the Trauma Services program at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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