At University Orthopedic Surgeons, we are committed to providing the orthopedic trauma care patients need to excel. We proudly serve our communities in Knoxville, Sevierville, and the surrounding areas with specialized and compassionate care from our highly trained and skilled doctors, surgeons, and staff.
Traumatic injuries to the musculoskeletal system are unique in nature, due to their sudden onset and their requirement for immediate care and treatment. They can happen for a number of different reasons, such as a car accident, fall, sports-related incident, or other high-impact incident. Orthopedic trauma specialists have extensive experience in caring for patients with complicated traumatic injuries affecting the body's bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments.
Serious orthopedic fractures and injuries often require both immediate and follow-up care. Fracture care and reconstruction includes preoperative evaluations, diagnostic testing, patient education and counseling, surgical repair, wound care, and the application and removal of casts and splints. Our trauma doctors treat many common traumatic injuries, such as:
- Acetabulum fractures
- Complex fractures
- Nonunion fractures
- One or more broken bones
- Pelvis fractures
- Periarticular fractures
- Septic nonunion fractures
- Sports-related injuries
Our trauma doctors will always attempt nonsurgical treatment options first; however, there are many cases when surgery is the best option to restore maximum function. Our team of expert trauma doctors has extensive experience performing trauma surgery and provides orthopedic trauma services for the only Level I Trauma Center in East Tennessee. Under the leadership of our surgeons, our team of physician assistants, nurses, and administrative staff work together to deliver high-quality, coordinated orthopedic trauma care in both outpatient and inpatient hospital settings.
Visiting a medical doctor is recommended if your condition meets any of the following criteria:
- You experience severe pain when trying to bear weight or move the injured joint
- You have an obvious deformity
- You have discoloration around the affected area
- You have severe swelling, redness, and bruising around the affected area
Our orthopedic trauma doctors understand that a traumatic injury can keep you from living life to the fullest. To schedule an appointment with one of our trauma specialists, call (865) 546-2663 for our UT Medical Center and Sevierville offices, (865) 218-9300 for our West Knoxville office, or request an appointment online.
Exceptional Care at University Orthopedic Surgeons
Our years of experience and advanced training devoted to the care of orthopedic issues, including orthopedic trauma care, make us who we are, but our compassionate care of our patients is what makes us dedicated to you. Our orthopedic trauma specialists at University Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Michael McCollum, Dr. Philip McDowell, Dr. Joshua Moss, Dr. William Oros, Dr. Christine Seaworth, Dr. Scott Smith, Dr. Brian Tonne, Dr. Kostas Triantafillou, and Dr. Anna Wallace, are unparalleled experts in accurately diagnosing and effectively treating traumatic injuries in a broad range of patients, and they continuously strive to exceed our patients' expectations in the delivery of care.
To consult with a University Orthopedic Surgeons orthopedic trauma surgeon, please request an appointment online or call (865) 546-2663 for our UT Medical Center and Sevierville offices or (865) 218-9300 for our West Knoxville office.