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Bruce B. Fry, D.O.

Appointments: 865-558-4444
Admin Line: 865-450-1227
Medical Line: 865-450-1229
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BIO

Dr. Bruce Fry is a board certified physiatrist who specializes in interventional treatment of the spine. He grew up in Knoxville and began practice with Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic in January 2002. He attended Farragut High School where he played football and ran track. Dr. Fry continues to remain active in sports and exercise and enjoys running, cycling, tennis, and weight training. He is an active member of the Church of Christ. He has four brothers, one of whom is a twin who practices optometry in Farragut. His father practiced radiology in Knoxville for several years and is now retired.

Dr. Fry is trained in non-operative musculoskeletal care and disorders of the nervous system and spine. He completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he served as chief resident. He completed his fellowship training in interventional pain management with Dr. James Beretta in Birmingham. He is also an osteopathic physician trained in manual medicine as well as traditional medicine. Dr. Fry offers specialized treatment skills learned in his fellowship that include fluoroscopic epidural steroid injections. He stays current on new technologies and offers electrodiagnostics, ultrasound-guided injections and EMG-guided injections performed in the office.

(Left) Ultrasound guided injections, (Right) Fluoroscopic guided spine procedure

ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALTY

  • Non-surgical Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Interventional Spine Care
  • Fluoroscopic guided injections
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • EMG guided injections
  • Osteopathic Manipulation

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Part I, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2001
  • Part II, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2002
  • Recertification completed in 2012
  • American Board of Pain Medicine, 2004

PROFESSIONAL DISTINCTIONS

  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spine Intervention Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine

EDUCATION

  • B.S., Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN, 1992
  • D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO, 1997

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RESIDENCY

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Alabama – Birmingham, 2001

FELLOWSHIP

  • Interventional Pain Management, Dr. James Beretta, University of Alabama-Birmingham, 2001

BEGAN PRACTICE AT KOC

2002

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