Dr. Timothy Renfree, MD

Dr. Timothy Renfree, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
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Dr. Timothy Renfree, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and 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
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas


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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Renfree's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Renfree " Dr. Timothy Renfree is a board certified physician whose medical education began at the University of Texas - Houston Medical School. Following the obtainment of his medical degree, Dr. Renfree completed his residency at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. A fellowship in Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville further developed his expertise in patient care. An accomplished speaker, Dr. Renfree has presented multiple lectures on total wrist and total knee arthroplasty, arthritis of the hand, fractures and joint injuries of the hand, and other related orthopaedic issues. Dr. Renfree holds memberships in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Notre Dame Orthopaedic Club, and is a candidate member in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. 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. Renfree "I treat my patients the way I would want a physician to treat my family- by listening, caring and using the most up-to-date non operative and operative treatments available."


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/26/2015
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: 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.


  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Southern Illinois University In Springfield
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida, Gainesville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Renfree has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Renfree has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Renfree's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Renfree to family and friends
based on 37 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Renfree's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in Oak Ridge, TN (Originally the Jersey Shore)
Dr Renfree is an excellent surgeon. He's operated on me twice and both times with excellent results. He and his staff are wonderful, caring and warm hearted friendly people.. i would highly recommend Dr. Renfree to all my family and friends. Lisa Miller
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Lisa Miller, thank you for sharing your positive experience!

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Thorough and explains everything in a way that easy to understand
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Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

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in Vonore, TN
There is not enough space to include all the positives about Dr. Renfree. He is compassionate, thorough in his examination and explanation of procedure, extremely competent, positive, and professional. He is kind and caring. His patient-doctor relationship is so very comfortable. You can feel...more
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in Knoxville, TN
My experience with Dr. Renfree has been an excellent one. He took the time to answer my questions and gave me a good understanding of my Carpal Tunnel surgery. I had surgery on my left hand and it went well. I appreciate doctors who are personable and listen to my concerns and are respectful. He...more
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in Lenoir City, TN
I am extremely happy with the care I received from Dr. Renfree! I found him to be professional, caring and he used the utmost skill in my surgery. I felt completely at ease with him as my surgeon. My case presented as one that could possibly be very bad news and Dr.Renfree took every precaution to...more
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Linda Dunsmore, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations!

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