Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Douglas Haltom, Jr., MD, specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, joint replacement, and joint reconstruction. He sees patients at the Jackson-Stonebridge and Dyersburg, Tennessee, locations of West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C. - two of 11 locations in the West Tennessee area.
Dr. Haltom earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed his residency training at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Following his residency, Dr. Haltom participated in a sports medicine fellowship at Indiana University/Methodist Sports Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was also a J. Vernon Luck orthopedic research fellow at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.
Dr. Haltom is a member of several professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Tennessee Medical Association, the Southern Medical Association, the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society, the West Tennessee Consolidated Medical Assembly, and the West Tennessee Physicians’ Alliance. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
One of the elite few physicians in the United States, Dr. Haltom is trained in Oxford™ Unicompartmental Knee System surgical technique. This FDA-approved system is less invasive than other knee implants, and benefits include shorter recovery times and increased mobility following surgery.
Dr. Haltom is using the Robotics-Assisted Surgical System from Smith+Nephew, which provides greater accuracy during knee replacement surgery, as well as less pain and improved recovery.
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