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Orthopedic Services at Johnson City Medical Center

Consistently ranked a top facility for orthopedic and neurosurgical services

photo: orthopedic service director Misty Jenkins

Johnson City Medical Center offers a full array of orthopedic and neurosurgical services, from preventative diagnostic testing to surgery.

Our multi-specialty physicians deliver expert treatment for hip, knee, shoulder, hand, spine, feet and ankle conditions.

And advances in orthopedic and neurosurgical care can mean less pain and shorter recovery times while ensuring you receive the highest quality of care possible.

We’re proud of the awards and recognition our programs have received and continue to strive to provide the best care for our patients.

For more information, call (423) 431-6937.


Our Life Restored videos feature grateful orthopedic patients and their stories about their experience and the treatment they received at Johnson City Medical Center.


Diagnostic services

  • Open MRI
  • Low-dose CT (128-slice)
  • Siemens flash scanner
  • 3 Tesla MRI

Pre-surgery services

  • Wellness Connection Pre-Joint Replacement Program
  • Comprehensive education
  • Ambassador program

Surgical services

Featuring 5 state-of-the-art ortho / neurosurgical suites

Knee replacement

The Joint Replacement Center at Johnson City Medical Center has developed a comprehensive, planned course of treatment.

We believe that you play a key role in ensuring a successful recovery. Our goal is to involve you in your treatment through each step of the program. 

Spine surgery

Johnson City Medical Center specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with back and neck problems.

Your team will include physicians, patient care partners, nurses and physical and occupational therapists specializing in total spine care.

We also provide comprehensive information on what to expect every step of the way, what you need to do during each phase of treatment, care at home, and exercises and tips to get you back to an active lifestyle.

Total hip replacement

The Joint Replacement Center has developed a comprehensive, planned course of treatment for total hip replacement.

We believe that you play a key role in ensuring a successful recovery. Total hip replacement patients recover quickly. Patients will be able to walk the day of the surgery. Generally, patients are able to return to driving in two to four weeks, dance in four to six weeks and golf in six to 12 weeks. 

Hip fracture program

The hip fracture program at Johnson City Medical Center specializes in care for elderly patients who have experienced fractures.

Our program is involved in all aspects of the healing process following a fracture, from the emergency department, through pre-operative preparation, surgical procedure and post-operative rehabilitation to your discharge from the hospital. 

Shoulder surgery

Sports injuries, trauma, or even daily wear and tear can cause the bones, muscles and tendons in your shoulder to flare up.

Our skilled physicians are here to help you diagnose and treat your shoulder pain. 

Post-surgery services

  • Comprehensive rehab
  • Physical assessment
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Ambassador program

Certifications

  • Center of Excellence for Total Knee by The Joint Commission 
  • Center of Excellence for Total Hip by The Joint Commission
  • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee*
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee*

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval seal, Blue Distinction Center+ Spine logo and Blue Distinction Center+ Knee/Hip logo

*BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is an Independent Licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association.