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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center provides comprehensive orthopaedic care and services throughout Tennessee and the southeast region. Our mission is to provide unsurpassed orthopaedic care to our patients so that they may pursue and maintain more healthy and active lifestyles.

Biography

Dr. Burton Elrod, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Elrod is affiliated with Tristar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital.

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    Dr. Elrod's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Elrod is awesome! After spending years with a painful elbow condition (anconeous epitroclearis), Dr. Elrod was able to diagnose it and operate successfully. I haven't had any pain since I awoke from anesthesia. Highly Recommend!
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    Dr. Elrod's Care Philosophy

    Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center provides comprehensive orthopaedic care and services throughout Tennessee and the southeast region. Our mission is to provide unsurpassed orthopaedic care to our patients so that they may pursue and maintain more healthy and active lifestyles.

    Dr. Elrod's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1975

    • Internship Hospital
      Memphis Hosp/Meth Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    • Residency Hospital
      Baroness Erlanger Hospital

      Completed in 1982

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Sw Orth Grp

      Completed in 1983

    • Undergraduate School
      David Lipscomb University

      Graduated in 1972

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate