About Us

University Orthopedic Surgeons provides a whole approach to orthopedic care, combining quality and compassionate attention to patient needs. Our premier team of professionals designs a treatment plan for each patient with careful consideration of all aspects of life that make them unique. A thorough evaluation of a patient’s lifestyle and personal goals is incorporated into the individualized treatment plan. At University Orthopedic Surgeons, our patients can expect to receive the most up-to-date care with the best potential for successful results.

We understand that orthopedic injuries can be both painful and discouraging. Our physicians will seek to better understand your symptoms by gathering information through history, a physical exam, and any diagnostic testing needed before working collaboratively to design the best treatment option. You can expect support from our entire staff every step of the way.

Since 1976, University Orthopedic Surgeons has provided premier orthopedic care for east Tennessee. You can count on the superior training and experience of the surgeons at University Orthopedic Surgeons—after all, these faculty physicians are trusted with teaching tomorrow’s physicians.

University Orthopedic Surgeons. Exceptional Doctors. Exceptional Care.


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Annual Tee Up For Trauma Golf Tournament

Dr. McDowell (far left) and Dr. Oros (far right) pause for a picture while participating in the Annual Tee Up For Trauma Golf Tournament supporting The University of Tennessee Medical Center Emergency and Trauma Center.

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