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.

For more information, download our Guide to the Erlanger Orthopaedic Institute (PDF)


Certified for Excellence in Hip, Knee, and Ankle Replacement

Erlanger has achieved certification as a Hip and Knee Replacement Center of Excellence from DNV-GL Healthcare, a world-leading cerfication organization. In addition, we are the first health system in the country to achieve DNV-GL certification for Total Ankle Replacement, a certification we worked with DNV-GL to create.

Both certifications are based on guidelines from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and recognize program excellence in patient care and outcomes.