Orthopedics in Hendersonville, Tennessee

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center is equipped to handle any orthopedic injury or condition. Our highly skilled orthopedic surgeons are well-trained in general and specialty orthopedic care. They use minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to treat a variety of accident and sports injuries as well as knee, elbow, hip and wrist pain.

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

Orthopedic surgeries we perform

Our orthopedic surgeons offer expert surgical care for patients needing treatment for a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and injuries, including:

  • Total joint replacement (hip and knee)
  • Ankle surgery
  • Bone grafts
  • Correction for carpal tunnel and other peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes
  • Correction of foot abnormalities, including dysvascular and neuropathic "diabetic foot"
  • Extremity arthrodesis
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon repairs and transfers
  • Percutaneous discectomy (spine surgery)

Minimally invasive surgery

If a patient suffers from knee or hip pain, the goal of our surgeons is to pursue the least invasive path for treatment and to avoid cutting through muscles and tendons. The benefits of minimally invasive surgery include smaller incisions, less tissue trauma, shorter hospital stays, minimal scarring and faster recovery.

Help for joint pain

Joint pain may arise from cartilage damage. This may be from injury, normal wear and tear or arthritis in the joint. As a result, the joint becomes less mobile and painful to use. If more conservative methods, such as physical therapy, are not successful, surgery may be required.

Total joint replacement

If your treatment plan involves joint replacement surgery, the first goal is to relieve your pain. Other objectives may include regaining function, correcting abnormality and/or preventing further damage. The goal of joint replacement surgery is to provide a pain-free hip or knee that will last as long as possible. In fact, the majority of knee and hip replacements performed should last 15 years or more.

Knee replacement surgery

During total knee replacement surgery, an artificial joint is used to replace the diseased joint. The artificial joint is anchored into place with bone cement, or, in some applications, covered with material that allows bone tissue to grow into it.

Hip replacement surgery

When you undergo hip replacement surgery, your surgeon replaces the head of the thigh bone and hip socket with an artificial ball and stem. The ball and stem are made of a strong metal or ceramic, and the artificial socket is made of polyethylene or metal backed with plastic liner. The artificial joint may be cemented in position or held securely in the bone.

Total joint class

Our Total Solutions program offers joint replacement classes weekly.
Call TriStar MedLine® at (615) 342-1919 for more information.

Register online

Total joint classes ensure successful surgery outcomes

TriStar Hendersonville's Total Joint Class was created to provide best outcomes for our patients to enjoy their new mobility and enhanced lifestyle. Our classes prepare patients for total hip and total knee replacement surgery, what to expect during their hospital stay and how to make the most out of the recovery and rehabilitation process.

Cost: Free

Location: Community Room, located off of the Main Lobby at TriStar Hendersonville.

When: Classes are held weekly. Registration for classes is not required, but you may register online.

Total Joint Online Class

If you are unable to attend a Total Joint Class in person, it is highly recommended that you watch the Total Joint Class video to ensure the best outcome for your surgery. Fill out the form below to watch the Total Joint Class video.

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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 Hendersonville Medical Center

  • Robert Fogolin
    353 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 141 C, Hendersonville, TN 37075
  • Paul Grutter
    270 East Main Street, Ste 300, Gallatin, TN 37066
  • Brian Koch
    353 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 148 C, Hendersonville, TN 37075
  • Robert Landsberg
    353 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 110 A, Hendersonville, TN 37075
  • Gregg Motz
    353 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 240 C, Hendersonville, TN 37075
  • Stephen M. Rose
    353 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 148 C, Hendersonville, TN 37075
  • Marc Tressler
    353 New Shackle Island Rd, Ste 141 C, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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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.

Learn about Orthopedic care