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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 specialtists

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 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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UOS Physicians make Cityview Magazine's Top Docs List in 2014

UOS is proud to announce the following physicians were selected by their peers for inclusion in Cityview Magazine’s 2014 Top Docs issue for orthopaedic surgery:
  • George R. Baddour, Jr., MD
  • Michael S. Eilerman, MD
  • E. Michael Holt, MD
  • Richard S. Smith, MD
  • Scott T. Smith, MD
  • 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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    We Have Moved!!

    Our UT Medical Center Office has moved to the following location:
    Professional Office Building F 1926 Alcoa Highway, Suite 210 Knoxville, TN 37920

    UOS is please to welcome Dr. Christine Seaworth to the practice

    Dr. Seaworth is fellowship trained in both foot and ankle surgery. She specializes in many conditions of the foot and ankle to include arthritis, sports injuries, achilles injuries, bunions, deformity correction, osteochondral lesions of the talus, and fractures all related to the foot and ankle.

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    Announcing the University Joint Replacement Center

    The University Joint Replacement Center (UJRC) provides its patients with a unique, wellness oriented program. Better education means better outcomes for patients.

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    UOS physicians receive accolades for care given at the University Joint Replacement Center.

    Kudos to the University Joint Replacement Center at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. This center is headed by Registered Nurse Kay Varnadoe and Service Line Manager Becky Adkin. This unit is the only one of its kind in the nation and is dedicated to the best patient care.

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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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