Dr. Harold Cates, board certified physician, completed medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. His internship and residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington were followed by a fellowship emphasizing total joint replacement and care at the Center for Hip and Knee Surgery in Mooresville, Indiana. Dr. Cates is the current Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Center at Fort Sanders Park West Hospital in Knoxville. In addition to his practice at Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics, Dr. Cates serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee and President of Tennessee Orthopaedic Foundation for Education and Research. Dr. Cates' professional memberships include those in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery, and the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society. In addition, Dr. Cates is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee.