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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 60

5651 Frist Blvd Ste 500
Hermitage, TN 37076
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North Mississippi Medical Center
830 South Gloster Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
Tristar Summit Medical Center
5655 First Boulevard
Hermitage, TN 37076

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Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
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5651 Frist Blvd Ste 500
Hermitage, TN 37076
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    Dr. Pierce Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Casting
    • Corrective Foot Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
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    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Muscle Problem Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Osteosynthesis
    • Partial Knee Resurfacing
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Surgical Procedures
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot and Ankle Injuries
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
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    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pediatric Bone Problems
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Colorado School Of Med

    Internship Hospital

    Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pierce Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Pierce Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    • North Mississippi Medical Center

    • Tristar Summit Medical Center

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Medicaid of Tennessee
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    Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    5651 Frist Blvd Ste 500
    Hermitage, TN 37076
    (615) 889-3340 (Office)
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