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Herman G. Botero, D.O.

Appointments: 865-558-4444
Admin Line: 865-450-1227
Medical Line: 865-450-1218
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BIO

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Dr. Botero has been in practice since 2009 and is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement. He is committed to providing the most current, successful treatment options that help relieve pain and restore function to his patients so that they can return to the active lifestyle they desire.

Dr. Botero received his undergraduate degree from The City University of New York where he graduated cum laude. He then graduated with honors from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. During medical school, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army following the events of September 11, 2001. Dr. Botero received his orthopaedic surgery training at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. His military career continued at Fort Benning, Georgia where he provided orthopaedic surgical care to the Army’s Rangers, Infantry and Armor soldiers and their families. He deployed to Iraq in 2010 as the orthopaedic surgeon with the 21st and the 256th Combat Support Hospitals in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

After his military service, Dr. Botero completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at Midwest Orthopaedics/Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was privileged to train under world-renowned surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive knee replacement and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement techniques. Dr. Botero also focuses on partial knee replacement, revision hip and knee surgery, and on hip fracture care.

Dr. Botero is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He joined Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic with great enthusiasm and enjoys sharing his expertise in the field of hip and knee reconstruction and replacement with the greater Knoxville community.

Dr. Botero and his wife Karina, a family medicine physician, have three children. In his leisure time, Dr. Botero enjoys spending time with family and friends and staying active with sports and fitness training. His hobbies include CrossFit, snowboarding, wakeboarding and coaching youth baseball.

 

ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALTY

  • Primary hip & knee replacement
  • Revision hip & knee replacement
  • Hip & knee reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive hip & knee replacement
  • Quadriceps-sparing knee replacement
  • Anterior hip replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Rapid recovery multimodal pathways
  • Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

PROFESSIONAL DISTINCTIONS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

EDUCATION

  • B.S., City College/City University of New York, 1998
  • D.O., New York College of Osteopathic Medicine/NYIT, 2004

INTERNSHIP

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2005

RESIDENCY

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2009

FELLOWSHIP

  • Adult Joint Reconstruction & Replacement, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

BEGAN PRACTICE AT KOC

2014

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