14 Nov Visitation and Memorial Service Information for Dr. Allen Anderson
The Tennessee Orthopaedic Society is sad to announce the passing of Dr. Allen Anderson, who passed away on his farm, Sunday, Nov.12, 2017.
Born on Nov. 16, 1949 he was 67 years old. He was a graduate of University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and he completed a residency in orthopedics at Vanderbilt University and was board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in general orthopedics with a certificate of added qualification for Sports Medicine.
He was a specialist in sports medicine with a keen interest in knee injury and ligament reconstruction; He published over 100 scientific manuscripts in peer review journals and 26 book chapters. He had 21 scientific exhibits at national and international meetings, numerous national and international presentations, and 75 instructional course lectures. Dr. Anderson received a patent for invention of a pediatric ACL reconstruction system. He received numerous awards and was recognized as: America’s Top Physicians 2004-2012 from Consumer’s Research Council, Elected to Best Doctors in America by peers 2007-2008, Nashville Business Journal Top Doctor 2016-2017.
He served in the leadership of many societies including: being the Associate Editor of the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine and The American Journal of Sports Medicine, serving as President of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Board of Directors of several other related societies.
But his greatest joy was Jesus and spending time with his beloved wife, Candy, and three sons, Brian, David and Chris. He leaves behind 5 grandchildren: Evie, Ben, Eleanor, Caroline, and Francis Allen (to be born on Nov 16). Also he leaves two daughters-in-law, Jeanna and Laura, 2 sisters, Holly Wilds and Noel Anderson, and one brother, Gary Anderson, plus many nieces, nephews, and cousins, and countless friends.
He will be greatly missed.
Visitation and Memorial Service Information
Saturday, November 18, 2017
West End Community Church
235 White Bridge Pike | Nashville, TN 37209
Visitation: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Service: 11:00 a.m.