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Guyton, James L., M.D.

Guyton, James L., M.D.

Joined Staff: July, 1991
College: University of Mississippi
Med School: Harvard Medical School, 1985
Residency: University of Iowa, 1990
Fellowship: Total Joint Fellowship, 1991 Rush Presbyterian, St. Luke’s Hosp., Chicago
Board of Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Appointment: Assistant Professor, UT-Campbell Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Society of Arthritic Joint Surgeons
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Tennessee Medical Association

Areas of Specialty:

Adult Reconstruction including:

  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Posterior Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Young Adult Hip Preservation Surgery (treatment of hip dysplasia)

In 2014, Dr. Guyton began performing direct anterior total hip replacement surgery. This procedure allows some patients to experience rapid recovery, and for those with limited prior conditions and who are not significantly overweight, it can be a very successful alternative.