Our goal at Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery is to provide high quality and cost-effective orthopaedic surgical care. As the leading orthopaedic group in the Chattanooga region, we emphasize service to our patients, their families, physicians and employees.

CSMO physicians are board certified in multiple orthopaedic surgery specialties, meaning you’ll be treated with the latest technologies and the most up-to-date standard of care available. Using the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques and innovative technologies, our team of orthopedic specialists and our professionally trained staff are committed to delivering exceptional results, backed by exceptional patient care.

High Quality Care

CSMO is certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC). Read more about our quality initiatives below.

We continually strive to provide excellent quality care in a safe environment. Our organization is involved in the following state and national healthcare quality initiatives and groups:

Within the facility we utilize a healthcare team to make improvements in the following areas:

  • National Patient Safety Goals
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Flow Efficiency Throughout The Center
  • Medication Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Satisfaction

Multiple areas are monitored to evaluate processes and outcomes.
Some examples include:

  • Surgical Appropriateness
  • Sterilization of Instruments
  • Pre-procedure Time-outs
  • Medication Administration Safety
  • Prevention of Healthcare Acquired Infections
  • Thrombosis Risk Assessment

We have established an internal survey process committed to providing ongoing consultative reviews of our center’s performance within quality standards. These are just a few examples of our commitment to providing a broad range of high-quality services that meet the growing and changing healthcare needs of our community.

Provider Affiliation Letters for Medical Center Staff

Outside organizations can quickly and easily request the verification of physicians in good standing at our facility. The requesting organization may self-generate and print a verification letter.

Providing quality, patient-centered care is our mission at the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery. That’s why it’s important that we partner with physicians and other medical professionals (Providers) who have the necessary qualifications and credentials to provide quality, safe and compassionate medical care to our community.

Our rigorous credentialing process follows Federal and State regulatory requirements, as well as accreditation standards for verifying the education, training, licensure and current competence in order to ensure that privileges are only granted to qualified Providers.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding physician credentialing, please contact our Medical Staff Office at (423) 698-6871.