Dr. Brian Edkin, MD

Dr. Brian Edkin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Brian Edkin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oak Ridge, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

988 Oak Ridge Tpke Ste 100

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Contact Information

(865) 483-8478

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Edkin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Edkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Edkin " Dr. Edkin moved to Knoxville from Redding, California where Edkin was both a partner at the Northern Bone and Joint Center and Chief of Staff at Mercy Medical Center. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Edkin completed both his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Although his Fellowship training moved him back to California, he returned to Knoxville in 2008 to continue his practice. Specializing in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, operative and non-operative management of arthritis, and Hip and Knee Replacement, Dr. Edkin's expertise broadens the level of care we give to our patients and is just another reason TOC is Knoxville's first choice in orthopedic care. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee. "


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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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24  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sutter Gen
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edkin to family and friends
35 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Edkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Edkin performed a partial knee replacement surgery on me successfully four year ago. It has since functioned very well with minimal follow up visits. I'd rate his health care and concern excellent. Dr. Edkin comes across extremely knowledgeable and skilled in his craft. Better yet, he takes...more
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Dr. Edkin is a very thorough, caring physician. He is a good listener and excellent diagnostician. I recently needed a hip revision. The surgery was extensive and the aftercare was outstanding. Frequent follow up visits were reassuring and definitely helpful building my confidence toward recovery.
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Dr. Edkin saved my leg when another Dr recommended amputation.
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I was totally and completely satisfied with Dr. Edkin and his partial knee joint replacement surgery on my knee.
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After seeing three doctors in Knoxville, numerous tests and excruciating pain in my hip, I saw Dr. Ginger Holt at Vanderbilt who looked at my MRI, said it was an infection and highly recommended Dr. Edkin for surgery. I got an appointment the following week and found Dr. Edkin to be brilliant, easy...more
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