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Center of Excellence - Orthopaedics

The region’s largest and highest performing orthopaedic center

Call 423-778-ORTH (6784) or Book an Appointment Now

Mon – Thurs, 8AM – 5PM
Friday 8AM – 3PM 

Gold Seal of Approval
The Erlanger Orthopaedic Institute is a Gold Seal of Approval® Certified Center of Excellence for Primary Hip and Knee Replacement designated by The Joint Commission. This certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency, and safety of their services and patient care.

With leading academic physicians and care providers serving in convenient locations and clinics, UT Erlanger Orthopaedics is the largest and highest performing orthopaedic center in the region. Our nationally-recognized surgeons are board certified in the tri-state’s broadest range of specialties. We bring unmatched expertise in the areas of:


What does this mean for you? It means your injury or condition gets the focused expertise it needs – with options for advanced treatment not available anywhere else. More often than not, these options don’t involve surgery. But when surgery is required, our team stands apart with minimally invasive solutions that reduce your pain and recovery time.

The Erlanger Difference Is Academic

Our orthopaedic surgeons serve as faculty of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, one of the most successful academic programs in the nation. We are the region’s only teaching orthopaedic program. This puts you in touch with more breakthrough techniques and clinical trials – all firmly supported by the rigorous standards of evidence-based medicine. At Erlanger, you receive care from experts who train tomorrow’s doctors, and who research tomorrow’s techniques. Talk with us about the best surgery or treatment options for your knee, hip, foot, ankle, hand, or fracture.

Gunbarrel Walk-In Clinic

1809 Gunbarrel Rd. (formerly Chattanooga Bone & Joint)
Mon & Thurs, 8AM – 8PM
Tues & Weds, 8AM – PM
Friday 8AM – Noon