Shoulder

When it comes to joints, it takes a highly skilled professional to properly diagnose and treat the wide range of conditions that can affect the human body. At TOA, we have an entire team of physicians who specialize in the treatment of shoulder pain and debilitating conditions. From congenital problems to traumatic injuries to degeneration, we’re equipped to handle them all.


Ongoing Progress

Our unwavering commitment to continued education and training is what drives us to utilize modern tools and innovative techniques to help improve the lives of our valued patients through shoulder treatment and surgery. In addition, our well-trained physicians take pride in treating our patients with the utmost courtesy and respect while providing the highest quality of care. Whether you have suffered a traumatic injury or a loved one is struggling with degeneration, you can count on us. The following are only a few of the many services we offer:


  • Fracture management
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic labral repair
  • Arthroscopic stabilization
  • Traditional and reverse total joint replacement


Dedicated Physicians

In addition to our comprehensive selection of treatment options, we provide a wide range of physicians who specialize in shoulder treatment and surgery. Our highly skilled physicians include:


  • Dave A. Alexander, Jr., M.D.
  • Christian N. Anderson, M.D.*
  • S. R. Brown, M.D.*
  • Alison L. Cabrera, M.D.*
  • Joseph D. Chenger, M.D.*
  • W. Blake Garside, Jr., M.D.
  • R. Edward Glenn, Jr., M.D.*
  • Robert C. Greenberg, M.D.
  • Paul W. Grutter, M.D.*
  • O. Tom Johns, Jr., M.D.
  • Michael R. Jordan, M.D.
  • Kyle S. Joyner, MD*
  • Brian E. Koch, M.D.
  • Jeffrey P. Lawrence, M.D.
  • J. Bartley McGehee III, M.D.*
  • Russell C. McKissick, M.D.
  • J. Wills Oglesby, M.D.*
  • Damon H. Petty, M.D.
  • Daniel L. Phillips, M.D.
  • James H. Rubright, M.D.*
  • James L. Rungee, M.D.
  • Stuart E. Smith, M.D.
  • Timothy J. Steinagle, DO
  • Thomas E. Tompkins, M.D.
  • Roderick A. Vaughan, M.D.
  • Justin W. West, M.D.
  • Lydia A. White, M.D.*
  • Matthew P. Willis, M.D.*


*fellowship trained


Rest assured that the orthopaedic physicians at Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance are equipped to diagnose and treat a wide range of shoulder conditions. You can expect thoughtful responses to any questions or concerns you may have about treatment options for your shoulder pain and debilitating conditions.