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Ryan L. Dabbs, M.D. Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Dabbs has a specialized orthopedic practice focusing on minimally invasive surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder. His mission is treating patients individually and customizing their treatment plan. Optimal outcomes are achieved with cutting-edge techniques including robotic assisted total knee replacements and partial knee replacements, patient-specific knee and hip replacements and outpatient joint replacement with an accelerated recovery protocol. His advanced training also includes arthroscopic techniques for tendon and ligament repair and joint preserving and cartilage restoration procedures.


  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • East Tennessee State University- Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN


  • Orthopaedic surgery residency, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine


  • Shoulder, hip, and knee joint replacement
  • Joint preserving arthroscopy
  • Anterior muscle-sparing approach for hip replacements
  • Complex fractures
  • Certified in robotic assisted hip and knee replacement system

Memberships And Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

Ryan L. Dabbs, M.D.
  • TOC at The Tower at Parkwest

    9430 Park West Boulevard
    Suite 130
    Knoxville, TN 37923

    [javascript protected email address]

    (865) 560-8525

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • SIU School of Medicine