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Orthopaedic Success Stories

Our patients can tell you what Erlanger Orthopaedics is about far better than technical descriptions. They’re living examples of our mission to help people get moving without pain – and back to the active lives they love.

Patient Videos

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Patient Letters & Emails

"Dr Dorizas, Thank you for the amazing care to our athletes here at Lee University. Over the past five years as Head Athletic Trainer at Lee, I have been able to work with several Orthopaedic surgeons, but none have provided the quality of care that we have received from you and your staff. Our athletes are able to be seen quickly and appropriate tests and surgeries are performed in a timely manner to allow our athletes to return to play quickly and safely. Absolutely no other physician I have worked with takes the time to call and thoroughly explain the diagnosis and follow-up care and rehabilitation programs like Dr. Dorizas. The Chattanooga area is blessed to have an outstanding Orthopaedic Surgeon like Dr. Dorizas, and I look forward to continuing our relationship with myself and our athletes for many years to come.”


Jeff Mullins, MA, ATC, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer
Lee University

“I am thrilled (with my ankle resurfacing from Dr. Doty). It’s so much better already in four weeks. I was in a walking boot with full weight-bearing at two and half weeks, which is amazing.  So, I am very happy and it’s healing very well.”

"(After the accident) my pelvis was shattered and detached from both my spine and left leg (floating pelvis). My left arm was shattered, I had head trauma and severe road rash. I owe a great debt TO ALL OF YOU AT ERLANGER ... for working miracles on my poor broken body."

“Dr. Freeman is a wonderful and caring doctor. He gave me two great knees, and today I’m moving more freely and without pain. I would go to him again in a heartbeat.”

Marion Huffaker

“I couldn't be more pleased with the results and attention I have received with my rotator cuff surgery. I will recommend Doctor Dorizas and his wonderful staff to everyone.”

Alan E. Kimball