Our Physicians

George R. Baddour Jr., M.D.


Dr. Baddour, originally from Munford, Tennessee, has been in private practice with University Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1985.

He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1975. Undergraduate academic honors included Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. Dr. Baddour obtained his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and trained in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. He also completed a trauma fellowship at the University of Texas in Houston.

He serves as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Dr. Baddour has a special interest in treatment of injuries and disease of the shoulder.

Dr. Baddour is an avid hiker and runner. He is married and he and his wife have one son.

Contact Information

Office Info

U.T. Medical Center
Professional Office Building F
1926 Alcoa Highway Suite 210
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone : 865.546.2663

West Knoxville
11440 Parkside Drive, Suite 110
Knoxville, TN 37934
Phone : 865.218.9300


  • B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1975
  • M.D., University of Tennessee center for the Health Sciences, Memphis, TN., 1978


  • University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital, 1979


  • Orthopaedics University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1980-1984


  • Trauma Fellowship, University of Texas, 1984

Began Practice At UOS

  • 1985

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1988 Recertified 1998

Professional Distinctions

  • American Medical Association
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Knoxville Academy of Medicine
  • Tennessee Orhtopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons