With sincere gratitude and deep respect, we wish George R. Baddour, Jr., M.D., the best in the next phase of his career. 

After 34 years practicing at University Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. George Baddour will be retiring his practice. He is no longer accepting new patients as of November 1, 2018. We thank him for his dedication and the lifelong commitment he’s given to his patients and wish him only the best in his new role as Vice President of the Advanced Orthopaedic Center for The University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Dr. Baddour will be entrusting his shoulder patients to Drs. Philip McDowell, Joshua Moss, and Michael Kern who stand ready to assist any patient in need of orthopedic care.

Dr. Baddour is confident that our doctors will continue to provide the expert, compassionate care you have come to expect.

To schedule an appointment with one of our specialty-trained doctors, call (865) 546-2663 for our UT Medical Center and Sevierville offices or (865) 218-9300 for our West Knoxville office.

Philip G. McDowell, Jr., M.D.

As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. McDowell enjoys restoring function and returning patients to their desired lifestyles. His professional interests within the field include sports medicine, particularly knee and shoulder arthroscopy, total joint replacement, and trauma. 

Joshua P. Moss, M.D.

Dr. Moss is an expert in treating problems involving the entire upper extremity, from the shoulder to the fingertips. He is fellowship-trained and board-certified in hand surgery, and his interests include arthroscopic and open surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist. 

Michael J. Kern, M.D.

Dr. Kern completed advanced orthopedic sports medicine specialty training through a fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute. With extensive training and experience, Dr. Kern has dedicated his practice to helping athletes and active individuals get back to doing what they love.