Dr. Ryan Dabbs, MD

Dr. Ryan Dabbs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Ryan Dabbs, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

9430 Park West Blvd Ste 130

Knoxville, TN 37923

Contact Information

(865) 690-4861

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Fracture
very high
more than 92% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 92% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Dabbs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dabbs " Dr. Ryan Dabbs was born and raised in Knoxville. He traveled to the University of Colorado in Boulder to earn his undergraduate degree. After attending medical school at East Tennessee State University- Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, he completed a comprehensive orthopaedic surgery residency at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Dabbs has a specialized interest in shoulder, hip, and knee joint replacement and joint preserving arthroscopy. He focuses on the anterior muscle-sparing approach for hip replacements and is one of the few surgeons in East Tennessee certified to use the robotic assisted hip and knee replacement system. Dr. Dabbs has extensive experience treating acute patient injuries and complex fractures. Dr. Dabbs is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. His varied interests include involvement with his church, spending time with his wife and daughters, and outdoor activities including camping, golf, and running. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dabbs "I am a very patient-centered orthopaedic surgeon spending a lot of time making sure my patients and their families understand and are comfortable with their treatment plan. I treat painful hips, knees, and shoulders without surgery when possible and with cutting-edge techniques, like the direct anterior minimally invasive total hip approach and robotic assisted surgery, if an operation becomes necessary. "

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dabbs does not have any board certifications listed.

63  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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42  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dabbs has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dabbs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dabbs' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dabbs to family and friends
20 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Dabbs' 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 (18)

My introduction to Dr. Dabbs was after I fell down a flight of steps at church sustaining a cerebral concussion, a brain bleed and a fractured wrist. This was on a weekend and his partner on call recommended Dr. Dabbs accept me as a patient because of the type of fracture that I had. He did. He...more
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Six weeks after knee replacement recovery is going very well, much better than anticipated. My mobility is already markedly better than before surgery, and pain and swelling is are things of the past. I have no hesitation recommending Dr. Dabbs (and his staff). I couldn't happier with the outcome.
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Dr. Dabbs is patient, kind, and efficient. He takes his time and explains what the treatment plan is and means. I had a hip replacement and was happy with the results. Unfortunately, I fell after surgery and broke my femur, Dr. Dabbs "fixed" that also. Although I have some neuropothy, I am pleased...more
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Dr. Dabbs seems like he may be a fine doctor but his demeanor and concern for patient care is abysmal. His staff are rude, lazy and confrontational. While it seems that his work on my THR has been successful, it was a rocky road on recovery due to the staff's incompetence. If you want a doctor...more
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Dr. Dabbs performed hip replacement on both my husband and I. We have both been very pleased. He is very knowledgeable and also has a great bedside manner which is very important to me. He and his PA Austin always took the time to answer questions and never seemed to be in a hurry to move on...more
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