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Orthopaedic Team

Erlanger’s orthopaedists are board-certified and fellowship-trained to provide expert diagnostic and surgical care, holding to the high academic standards of evidence-based medicine.

Adult Physicians and Providers

Foot and Ankle

Comprehensive treatment for instability, arthritis, heel/forefoot pain, fractures, tarsal tunnel syndrome, neuroma, plantar plate tears, hammer/mallet toes, tendonitis and all conditions of the lower extremities.

General Orthopaedics

Expert treatment for musculoskeletal injuries and conditions in all parts of the body, with a focus on eliminating pain and discomfort caused by arthritis, tendonitis, and fractures. 

Joint Reconstruction

Comprehensive treatment  for progressive or permanent joint damage as a result of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, neurologic disorders, trauma and overuse.

Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic and non-operative treatment for all athletic injuries with a focus on rehabilitation and lifelong fitness.

Hand & Upper Extremity

Our team includes specialists who are specifically trained to provide the delicate and refined care required for problems of the hand, wrist, and forearm.  


Our adult spine services focus on the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques to relieve pain and restore function, and our pediatric care includes spine-growth friendly approaches to address deformity and other back issues. 

Chase Sanders, MD
Venkat Ganapathy, MD

Orthopaedic spine surgery

Chase Sanders, MD
David Lowry, DO

Non-interventional spine care

Chase Sanders, MD
Robert Quigley, MD

Pediatric spine surgery


Comprehensive care for musculoskeletal trauma, acute fractures and bones not healing (nonunions) or healed incorrectly (malunions).

Pediatric Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital

The region’s only orthopaedic surgeons focused on the congenital, developmental, and traumatic musculoskeletal conditions affecting children.

Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, and Nurse Practicioners

Mark Cloutier, NP
Mark Cloutier, NP

Shawn Craig, Personal Trainer
Shawn Craig, Physical Therapist

Joel Morrison, PA
Jessica McLendon, PA-C

Jessica McLendon, PA-C
Josh Porter, PA-C

Andrew Roden, PA-C
Andrew Roden, PA-C