Direct anterior approach
Robotic-arm assisted hip
Michael Eilerman joined University Orthopaedic Surgeons over 20 years ago, in 1993. Dr. Eilerman graduated from the University of Dayton in 1983 and earned his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine in 1987. Following an orthopaedic surgery residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, he completed an orthopaedic traumatology fellowship at Tampa General Hospital, where he received distinction as “Fellow of the Year” in 1993. Currently, a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Eilerman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Dr. Eilerman has taken a special interest in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He has been performing Anterior Approach Hip Replacements at the University of Tennessee Medical Center for over seven years. To date, he has performed over 2000 such procedures. He feels this approach is much less invasive, with a quicker recovery than standard approaches.
Dr. Eilerman and his wife Theresa, a Registered Nurse, have 2 lovely daughters. Their daughter Elyse currently attends the University of Virginia and their youngest daughter Natalie is enrolled at Knoxville Catholic High School. Dr. Eilerman enjoys spending time with his family and attending their numerous activities including triathlons, running events, swim meets, soccer games, piano and flute recitals. His personal interests include boating, biking, hiking and hunting.
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