Dr. Thomas Gautsch, MD

Dr. Thomas Gautsch, MD

Orthopedic Knee Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Thomas Gautsch, MD is an orthopedic knee surgery specialist in Gallatin, TN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic knee surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

570 Hartsville Pike

Gallatin, TN 37066

Contact Information

(615) 325-1180

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Gautsch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gautsch "A Hopkins educated surgeon, Dr. Gautsch is a widely sought pioneer of Outpatient Total Knee Replacement using computer assisted, minimally invasive, tissue sparing, fast-track recovery techniques. He has one of the largest experiences with these outpatient procedures in the Southeastern US, performed an outpatient Surgery Center in the North Nashville area built especially for it. Additionally, he has developed minimally invasive outpatient arthroscopic techniques for shoulder rotator cuff, ligament and tendon repair which are much stronger than traditional repair techniques, allowing minimal if any initial immobilization and a more rapid return to function."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gautsch "Experience and Excellence. Providing you compassionate, State-of-the-Art surgical expertise and a rapid return to Play or Function. That is what drives us. Everything else is second."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Work-Related Injuries

19  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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 California, San Diego--Bioengineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • UCLA Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • UCLA Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Diplomate With Added Qualification In Sports Medicine, Abos
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Diplomate, American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellow, American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellow, American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellow, National Institutes Of Health/ National Institute Of Arthritis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Society For Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • College Team Physician
    Other Education | Completed
  • High School Team Physician
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gautsch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gautsch's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gautsch to family and friends
47 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Gautsch'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

I had total knee replacement & Dr Gautsch & his staff were great. The surgery & PT all went well. I am glad that I had Dr Gautsch do my surgery!
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Even better than I remembered! I am so very grateful to you Dr. Gautch, and your wonderful therapists and staff. You’ve come through for me again! This knee replacement, surgery, and recovery was even faster and easier than I remember my other knee being. And I wouldn’t take anything for either!...more
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Dr. Gautsch's surgical talents and personal touch was why my sister chose him for her outpatient knee replacement. She met with several area orthopedic surgeons, but after meeting Dr. Gautsch, she knew he was the one. Our family is so grateful to Dr. Gautsch and his team--for the first time in many...more
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Thanks to Dr. Gautsch and his excellent staff, I am literally able to walk again. I enjoy life and am able to do things I thought I'd never be able to do again. One of the best things about surgery w/ Dr. Gautsch was, I was able to go home the same day - didn't have to stay overnight as in most...more
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Dr Gautsch kept my husband very informed of what to expect from the surgery. My husband felt he really informed him of his recovery instructions and what to expect as well. He is a nice guy, great manner at the bedside and made us feel very comfortable and included every step of the way.
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