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Dr. Karen McRae, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Female · Age 57

Dr. McRae

Dr. Karen McRae, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Johnson City, TN and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.


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Dr. McRae's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Foot Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McRae treats Foot Conditions more than 97% of her peers

Dr. McRae treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McRae treats Limb Pain more than 96% of her peers

Dr. McRae treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McRae treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 94% of her peers

Dr. McRae treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. McRae's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuromas
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Toe Sprain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

While I appreciate the chance to get to know you and treat all of my patients like family, my goal is to eliminate your pain and facilitate your recovery as quickly and safely as possible so you can get back to your active lifestyle.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Foundation For Orthopaedic, Athletic and Reconstructive Research
Fellowship Hospital
Indiana University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Indiana University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
East Tennessee State University / Quillen College Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1991

Awards

Dr. McRae's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McRae

3.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
35.714285714285715%
(5)

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Dr. McRae was wonderful! She listened to me. Asked alot of questions and was extremely knowledgeable. I do not understand all of these bad reviews. She is very kind and compassionate. I almost canceled my appointment after reading all these reviews. I’m glad I didn’t.
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Did not tell anything that actually helped me or explained mypain.. Then she blew me off with a lame response an rushed out door when i asked what was causing my pain? Then a nurse came in and told me i could leave? No follow up. No results ofpain management..no help...waste of time n money ...sat...Read More
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Dr McRea is amazing. I really don't know how to express my gratitude to her for fixing my foot that another Dr had totally messed up. She is the best orthopedic you will ever find. Thank you so much Dr McRea
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I tried to make an appt with Dr. McRae for my congenital (from birth) foot/ankle problems & was told she won't see anyone unless they first see a spine specialist as she believes the majority of foot/ankle problems are spine related. She eliminates anyone who doesn't fall in that category. As far...Read More
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I have the complaint of not getting a bill in the mail then I get a phone call telling me that I am in collections because my bill hasn't been paid. The lady who called me was very rude and unprofessionial. Dr McRae came in and spent a total of 2-3 minutes with me and she just told me what was...Read More
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