Orthopedics in Nashville, Tennessee

TriStar Centennial Medical Center provides full-service orthopedic and spine care in a comfortable setting. Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified orthopedic surgeons, certified orthopedic nurses, physical and occupational therapists, case managers and a dietitian. This experienced care team offers everything from general treatment for sports medicine injuries to complex orthopedic surgery.

For a free physician referral or more information, please call TriStar MedLine® at (800) 242-5662.

Orthopedic procedures we perform

Our orthopedic specialists treat a wide range of conditions. Some of the most common orthopedic procedures we perform include:

The Advanced Joint Replacement Institute

The TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute is a "hospital within a hospital" designed to offer personalized treatment plans to each patient. We partner with the region's most elite surgeons to provide state-of-the-art treatment using advanced procedures and technologies.

Additionally, our hip and knee replacement programs have received certification from The Joint Commission, recognizing our high-quality, consistent and safe approach to care that results in better patient outcomes and satisfaction.


Patients who choose the TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute for their surgery are cared for by highly trained orthopedic specialists who are leaders in the latest research studies for the advancement of orthopedic care and whose focus is on returning each patient back to a life free from joint pain.

Amenities offered at The Advanced Joint Replacement Institute include:

  • Dedicated joint replacement surgical teams and orthopedic nurses
  • Individualized valet parking for joint patients
  • Learning center and bioskills lab
  • Radiofrequency identification for updated tracking of patients for awaiting families
  • Concierge for patient families

Total joint replacement surgery

Chronic joint pain in the knee, hip or shoulder can interfere with your ability to do the things you love. Our experienced orthopedic surgeons can help you regain your quality of life with comprehensive joint replacement programs that focus on a fast recovery.

Total joint replacement classes

Throughout the month, we offer informative pre-operative joint replacement classes to help you learn about your joint replacement procedure. You will be able to openly discuss pre- and postoperative concerns with licensed clinicians. Classes are 45 to 60 minutes in length and take place on the TriStar Centennial campus in the Physicians Park Building on the first floor.

The address is:

2400 Patterson St., Suite 116
Nashville, TN 37203

Orthopedic spine surgery

Many adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. While most back pain lasts a few days or a few weeks, some will have chronic pain (pain that lasts more than 12 weeks).

We are home to some of the area's top spine surgeons who use the latest technology to treat spinal injuries and back pain. Our orthopedic surgery team assists in the diagnosis and treatment of back injuries, sciatica, disc herniation, scoliosis and other conditions causing you neck and back pain.

Pediatric orthopedics

If your child has a broken bone or orthopedic injury, we have experts in pediatric orthopedics at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial in downtown Nashville. These specialized physicians treat a variety of conditions, including scoliosis and fractures.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation services

Proper therapy and rehabilitation is important to achieving the best results after orthopedic surgery. In addition, an orthopedic surgeon may recommend physical therapy as a nonsurgical treatment for certain conditions and injuries. Our experienced therapists offer comprehensive rehabilitation programs to help you regain your strength, restore your mobility and get you back to living your normal life after an orthopedic injury or surgery.

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR)

TriStar Health participates in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program, which promotes high quality, cost efficient, and better coordination of care for patients undergoing hip and knee replacement surgery. TriStar Health is working closely with its physicians and post-acute care providers to improve quality and coordinate care from the initial hospitalization through recovery. The CJR program permits facilities to enter into financial gainsharing relationships with its collaborators to share in the success of the program.

The Hospital’s written policy for selecting CJR Collaborators is available for download here.

Physician Collaborators

TriStar Health has entered into gainsharing arrangements with the following physician collaborators:



TriStar Centennial Medical Center

  • William C. Beazley
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Lucas J. Burton
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Alison L. Cabrera
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Michael T. Cain
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • William H. DeVries
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Brandon H. Downs
    1912 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Jason Haslam
    2201 Murphy Ave, Suite 409, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Jason Jones
    345 23rd Ave, Suite 301, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Kurtis L. Kowalski
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Jeffrey P. Lawrence
    345 23rd Avenue North, Suite 212, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Gregory E. Raab
    356 24th Avenue North, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203

  • Michael J. Christie
    2400 Patterson St., Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Travis S. Curry
    2400 Patterson St., Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203
  • David K. DeBoer
    2400 Patterson St., Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Jeffrey T. Hodrick
    2400 Patterson St., Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Craig C. Morrison
    2400 Patterson St., Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Robert Joel Otto
    2400 Patterson St., Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203
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Orthopedic care at TriStar Health

Orthopedic doctors, called orthopedists, take care of your bones and joints. This includes knee pain, total joint replacement, issues that impact your spine and more. You might need to see an orthopedist if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, or if you've had a recent sprain, strain or broken bone.

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