Frederick M. Azar, M.D.

Specialties

Elbow
Knee
Shoulder
Sports Medicine

Locations

Germantown

Joined Staff

August 1995

Education

University of Notre Dame, 1982

Med School: Tulane University School of Medicine, 1989

Residency: UT-Campbell Clinic, 1994

Sports Medicine Coverage

Other Information

Fellowships:

  • Sports Medicine, 1995, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship, 1999
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Leadership Fellows Program, 2002

Board of Certification:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

University Appointment:

  • Professor, UT-Campbell Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Other:

  • Past President, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, UT-Campbell Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Treasurer, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Herodicus Sports Medicine Orthpaedic Society
  • 20th Century Orthopaedic Society
  • Interurban Orthopaedic Society
  • Magellan Orthopaedic Society
  • Society of NBA Team Physicians
  • American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society
  • Willis C. Campbell Club
  • International Cartilage Research Society
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Society
  • Tennessee Medical Society
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
  • Memphis Orthopaedic Society
  • Memphis-Shelby County Medical Society

Frederick M. Azar, MD, 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 is the team physician for the Memphis Grizzlies, The University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University, Christian Brothers High School, and the NBA G League Memphis Hustle.

 

Dr. Azar attended the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate degree. After earning his medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine, he completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Biomedical Engineering and a fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama.

 

For more than 20 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 Director-Elect for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS), in addition to maintaining an active role in several other national and international professional societies.

 

He has authored and edited numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and is a participant in a number of community philanthropic organizations.