Dr. William Hartley, MD

Dr. William Hartley, MD

Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
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Dr. William Hartley, MD is a joint replacement orthopedic surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in joint replacement orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2415 McCallie Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 624-2696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Hartley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hartley "Dr. Hartley graduated Summa Cum Laude from Washington and Lee University and then headed to medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. He served his Internship and Residency at Vanderbilt University, which gave him the opportunity to build relationships with the Tennessee medical community. Dr. Hartley participated in the Total Joint Replacement Fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, Virginia. He then went into practice with the Winchester Surgical Clinic in Winchester, VA. In 2004, Dr. Hartley was recruited to Chattanooga to join the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics. He specializes in Total Joint Replacement (Hips and Knees) and Arthroscopy."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hartley ""Replacing hips and knees can keep patients moving for years as they grow older. Nothing pleases me more than to hear a patient talk about walking a golf course or getting back on a bike to enjoy the beauty of this place we all call home." – Dr. William T. Hartley"


  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Vanderbilt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Vanderbilt University Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Anderson Orthopaedic Rsch Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hartley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hartley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hartley to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hartley'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
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Patient Comments (8)

in Chattanooga, TN |
I almost cancelled my appt after reading review below but realized I most wanted a highly skilled surgeon, not a friend or counselor. Dr Hartley was knowledge-able, congenial, and no-nonsense, re-specting my time and his, explaining my options, and giving me the only pain free steroid shot of my...more
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in Chattanooga, TN |
Great surgeon and wonderful staff. My left total knee replacement " 6 weeks ago " has already given me such relief and feels so much better than my right knee, can't wait to get it done next.
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in Ooltewah, TN |
Practical, realistic and encouraging consultation. Suggested non-surgical option, proving Dr H has the patient's best interest in mind. Spent just the right amount of time with me! Would highly recommend.
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Rising Fawn, GA |
My 84 year old Mother was referred to Dr. Hartley for an evaluation of a fluid mass on her hip. Because she had hip surgery over 10 years ago Dr. Hartley refused to see her stating that he considered that a second opinion and he does not do second opinions. It was NOT a second opinion. We had...more
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lookout mountain, ga |
Very professional and caring .I am very pleased with my knee replacement.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hartley accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hartley has admitting privileges

Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Hutcheson Medical Center
100 Gross Crescent Cir
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
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