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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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It is our goal to provide you with the most up-to-date, proven technological treatments and services available while preserving the warm and trusting doctor-patient relationship we all expect.

Biography

After practicing orthopaedic surgery in the Chattanooga area for many years, Dr. John Nash joined the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopadics in August of 2013. His sub-specialty interests include hip and knee replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopy, and trauma. Attending the University of Southern California for his undergraduate studies, he graduated Summa Cum Laude with the highest honors and awards including being tapped for Mortar Board, Skull and Dagger Society and the Order of the Palm. He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts where he cared for patients at the many excellent, affiliated hospitals throughout Boston including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth-Israel Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston, New England Deaconess Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Returning to University of Southern California Los Angeles County Medical Center (Keck School of Medicine of USC) for postgraduate training, he was awarded the "Orthopedic Intern of the Year" as well as recognition for his extensive research. After completing his residency he found Chattanooga to be an ideal place to live. Dr. Nash currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Memorial Health Care System and chairs their Quality Committee. He is also past Chief of Staff and serves as Chairman of the Credentials Committee.

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based on 36 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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Dr. Nash's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in palmer tn |
I am so pleased with Doctor Nash. Everything was explained well, surgery was set, total left hip, went very well, up and about that same afternoon, very little pain, day in a half n the hospital and I went home. Dr. Nash is a truly skilled surgeon.
in Chattanooga, TN |
Provided me with good information regarding my knee. He made me feel like part of the team! A great doctor who put me at ease regarding upcoming procedures. Took plenty of time with me!
Thank you for taking the time to review us, Suzanne.
in Chattanooga, TN |
he done 2 surgeries on my shoulder and it was worse than before I had to go to a Dr. in Atlanta to get it fixed
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in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Nash thoroughly explained my orthopedic issues and my options. He truly cares about his patients, and I have wholeheartedly recommend him to my friends and family. Follow-up care was exceeded my expectations.
Thank you for taking the time to review us, Adam.
in Chattanooga Tennessee |
Dr nash is the most caring and understanding dr I've ever had. I would definitely recommend him to anybody!
Thank you for taking the time to review us, Yvonne.
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After practicing orthopaedic surgery in the Chattanooga area for many years, Dr. John Nash joined the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopadics in August of 2013. His sub-specialty interests include hip and knee replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopy, and trauma.

Attending the University of Southern California for his undergraduate studies, he graduated Summa Cum Laude with the highest honors and awards including being tapped for Mortar Board, Skull and Dagger Society and the Order of the Palm.

He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts where he cared for patients at the many excellent, affiliated hospitals throughout Boston including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth-Israel Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston, New England Deaconess Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Returning to University of Southern California Los Angeles County Medical Center (Keck School of Medicine of USC) for postgraduate training, he was awarded the "Orthopedic Intern of the Year" as well as recognition for his extensive research. After completing his residency he found Chattanooga to be an ideal place to live. Dr. Nash currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Memorial Health Care System and chairs their Quality Committee. He is also past Chief of Staff and serves as Chairman of the Credentials Committee.

Dr. Nash's Care Philosophy

It is our goal to provide you with the most up-to-date, proven technological treatments and services available while preserving the warm and trusting doctor-patient relationship we all expect.

Dr. Nash says...

Thank you for taking the time to review. We appreciate all feedback as our goal is to provide the best in patient care. 

Dr. Nash'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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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Southern California Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Southern California Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Southern California

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate