Frederick M. Azar, M.D.

Frederick M. Azar, M.D.

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Joined Staff

August 1995


Sports Medicine Coverage

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Board of Certification:

Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Board Certified

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Dr. Frederick Azar is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. He is Chief of Staff at the Campbell Clinic, as well as Professor and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship program in the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Azar previously served as the team physician for the Memphis Grizzlies for 22 seasons and was selected as the 2012 Team Physician of the Year. He is a former President of the NBA Physicians Association and a current consultant to the NBA. For more than 25 years, Dr. Azar has been a volunteer in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), where he served as President, Treasurer, and Board Member at-Large. He is currently a Senior Director for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS), a Co-Chair of the ALSAC/St. Jude Board of Directors and Governors, in addition to maintaining an active role in several other national and international professional societies.



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