Dr. Burton Elrod, MD

Dr. Burton Elrod, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Burton Elrod, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

2004 Hayes St Ste 200

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Runner's Knee
high
more than 83% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 82% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Elrod's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elrod "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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

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.

Education

  • David Lipscomb University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Memphis Hosp/meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Baroness Erlanger Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • SW Orth Grp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elrod has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elrod's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elrod to family and friends
4.4
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Elrod's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have a friend that had seen Dr. Elrod for her shoulder and she recommended him. They got me in quick to see him. He was extremely friendly. He took time to answer my questions and concerns. His staff was just as amazing. They helped set up my PT and follow up appointments with ease. I will...more
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I love Dr Elrod. He has done surgery on my daughter and me. We both have been very happy and pleased with the outcomes! He is so personable and easy to talk to. He answered all my questions about my surgery. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Elite and Mpower are amazing facilities. The staff is very friendly. Dr. Elrod was helpful and nice. My knees have never felt better. They were able to work with my schedule and get me in for surgery quick. I really appreciated the professionalism of the staff. I will definitely go back.
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Dr. Elrod was amazing. He is so knowledgeable and easy to talk to. His staff was very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend him.
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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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