Hip and knee joint replacements have become very predictable and reliable surgical procedures. At KOC these adult reconstructive surgical cases are handled with a unique team approach.

This team concept, which includes physician assistants and registered nurses, emphasizes patient education and communication. We provide complete case management from pre-operative evaluation, surgery and hospitalization to rehabilitation and follow-up care. Dr. Matt Nadaud, Dr. Chris Sherrell, Dr. Herman Botero, and Dr. Brian Dilworth are fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons who practice exclusively in the area of joint replacement surgery. This specialty practice allows them to stay on the forefront of rapidly improving medical technology.

A trusted team.

Whether bending over to tend a garden or kicking a ball in the park with your grandchildren, you depend on the joints in your hips and knees to work properly and painlessly. When routine activities become impossible, surgery is often necessary. You can rely on the exclusive specialization of the KOC joint replacement team to help restore you to an active and pain-free lifestyle with minimal invasion and optimal care.


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The Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic is a unique practice of specialty orthopaedics. This means that our physicians have each received advanced training in a very specific part of the body or area of orthopaedics and continue to accumulate years of intensive study within this specialty. By practicing exclusively within their respective specialty, our physicians are able to offer their patients a superior quality of diagnostic proficiency and, if needed, an unmatched level of surgical expertise.

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