Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Appoints New Medical Director

by | Jan 2, 2018 | News

White New Medical Director

Today, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, one of the largest orthopedic groups in the state, announced the appointment of P. Merrill White, III, MD, as Medical Director beginning January 1, 2018. Dr. White, a surgical spine specialist, has been practicing medicine in East Tennessee for 22 years. In his new role as Medical Director, Dr. White will be responsible for leading the overall clinical vision, strategy and medical oversight for the group.
“Healthcare is a unique and constantly shifting entity and it’s important to have a qualified, educated and involved professional working with our doctors and other providers to stay ahead of the trends,” says CEO Earl Anderson.” We look forward to Merrill’s input and direction.”
Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance has 23 surgeons practicing at our 9 locations in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Sevierville and Lenoir City, providing orthopedic spine, foot, ankle, hand, elbow, shoulder, knee, joint replacement and fracture care.
Board certified physician, Dr. Merrill White, received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. During his residency through the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, he was named chief resident. Dr. White later served as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. His training and expertise in spinal surgery were further refined during a fellowship in Adult Spine Surgery at the Rothman Institute and Jefferson Hospital, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. White’s numerous professional associations include memberships in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Knoxville Orthopedic Society, and the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society.
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