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Welcome to East Tennessee Orthopedics & Sports

At East Tennessee Orthopedics & Sports we are committed to excellence in orthopedics and sports medicine. We treat you as if we were treating our own family member – every patient, every time. 

Our board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Gregory Hoover, MD, treats adolescent and adult patients and has more than 20 years experience in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves in the body. And we bring advanced technologies and the latest treatments to East Tennessee as a member of Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare system.

So if you’re suffering an exercise or sports injury, or if you’ve been living with a chronic orthopedic condition that affects your daily activities, let us help bring you relief so you can be active and enjoy life.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Gregory Hoover, MD of East Tennessee Orthopedics & Sports provides sports medicine and orthopedic procedures to diagnose and treat orthopedic diseases and injuries.

Click here for a complete list of common procedures we perform.

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A Patient Story

After suffering years of shoulder pain, Travis Mayton is now pain free after his rotator cuff surgery. Click here to read his story.

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