Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics Brings First Sports Medicine Specialist to Lenoir City

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Dr. J. Chris Shaver will be the first full-time fellowship trained sports medicine specialist in Lenoir City, Loudon County. Dr. Shaver is trained in orthopaedic trauma and fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics is based out of Knoxville, Tenn., and consists of 24 orthopaedic surgeons offering care at nine locations throughout East Tennessee.

Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics (TOC) proudly welcomes Dr. Chris Shaver to their Lenoir City office. Dr. Shaver is trained in orthopaedic trauma, fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, and is a candidate member of both the Arthoscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. He will see patients full-time at TOC's Lenoir City location.

"Dr. Shaver not only brings excitement and expertise in sports medicine but also experience in a range of general orthopaedic areas," says Earl Anderson, Executive Director of TOC. "We as a group are thrilled with both his credentials as a surgeon and orthopaedic specialist and his passion for medicine and patient care. We are also very pleased to be the first to provide a full-time sports medicine specialist in Loudon County."

Shaver has researched and written several articles on advancements in the area of orthopedics and presented at both the Southern and South Carolina Orthopaedic Association national conferences. He has also been published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. He has served as team physician for several universities and professional organizations.

Shaver, an East Tennessee native, says, "It is my love of sports, arthroscopic surgery, and orthopedics that led me to specialize in sports medicine. It is my love of the outdoors and the reputation of TOC that led me back to East Tennessee."

TOC's Lenoir City office is located at 576 Fort Loudon Medical Center Drive. To make an appointment, call 865-988-8667 or visit us on the web at http://www.tocdocs.com

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