Philip G. Coogan, M.D.

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Philip G. Coogan, M.D.



  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification Hand Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery


- Harvard College, Boston, Massachusetts (1984 A.B. with honors, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Medical School:
- Vanderbilt Medical School, Nashville, Tennessee (full tuition merit scholarship 1988)

- General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina (1988-1990)
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina (1990-1994)
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina (1994-1997)

- Hand and Microsurgery, Department of Orthopeadics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina (1995 -1996)


Dr. Coogan graduated with honors from Harvard College with a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology. After college he received his medical education at Vanderbilt University Medical School where he was awarded the prestigious Justin Potter full tuition medical scholarship and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After medical school he completed both the orthopedic and plastic surgical residencies at the Duke University Medical Center as well as a fellowship in hand, upper extremity, and reconstructive microsurgery. Dr. Coogan joined TOA from Duke in 1997 to specialize in treatment of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Dr. Coogan has been recognized as a ‘Top Doc’ by the Nashville Business Journal since 2011. He currently serves as a hand surgical consultant for the Tennessee Titans Professional Football team.


  • Nashville Business Journal "TOP DOC" since 2011

Memberships & Associations

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Association
  • AAOS resident member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1988
  • Justin Potter Academic Scholarship
  • Clinical Faculty Vanderbilt Dept of Orthopaedics

Team Physician

  • Tennessee Titans