University Orthopaedic Surgeons Welcomes Three New Specialists

University Orthopaedic Surgeons has recently grown with the addition of three new experts to include 16 specialty-trained doctors. Fellowship-trained adult reconstruction specialist Dr. Benjamin Kopp and fellowship-trained and board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Taylor Riden will begin seeing patients at the practice Aug. 21. Fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine specialist and board-certified pediatric specialist Dr. Chelsea Stanford will join the practice in September. All three experts will hold clinic at UT Research Park Orthopaedic Institute at 1600 Accelerator Way, Suite 200; 11440 Parkside Drive, Suite 110; and in Sevierville at UT Medical Center Regional Health Center at 1130 Middle Creek Road. Patients seeking specialized bone, joint and muscle care are encouraged to call 865-546-2663 to schedule an appointment.

As fellowship-trained specialists, each new doctor joining University Orthopaedic Surgeons has exceptional knowledge and skill in their subspecialties. This expertise affords their patients the highest level of specialized care. Drs. Riden and Stanford provide nonsurgical bone, joint and muscle care, and Dr. Kopp provides injections and advanced surgical care for joint pain. Their areas of specialty are as follows:

  • Dr. Kopp specializes in total and partial knee replacement, minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement, robotic-assisted joint replacement and revision joint replacement. 
  • Dr. Riden specializes in spinal injection therapies, joint and trigger point injections and interventional pain treatments like nerve blocks and radiofrequency ablation.
  • Dr. Stanford specializes in nonsurgical care and management of sports-related injuries in adults and children, including ultrasound-guided injections and orthobiologics. 

“We are excited to have Drs. Kopp, Riden and Stanford as part of our dedication to meeting the growing care needs of our region,” said fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and Practice President Dr. Scott Smith. “Our new doctors all share our commitment to keeping our community healthy and active, and we are proud to welcome them to our team.”  

To learn more about University Orthopaedic Surgeons or to schedule an appointment with one of their experts, call 865-546-2663.