Who We Are - Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
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Who We Are

Get to know us and our work.

Our Mission


Founded in 1948, TOS is dedicated to increasing public awareness and health care improvement for persons with musculoskeletal impairments. TOS supports continuing medical education for its over 350 members and monitors the effects of socio-economic and legislative measures impacting the quality, availability, and cost of health care in orthopaedics.

Our Leadership


John ``Jay`` Crawford, MD


Mike Crosby

Executive Director



Philip Karpos, MD

Immediate Past President

David Cannon, MD

Board of Councilors, AAOS

Co-Legislative Liaison

Co-Legislative Liaison

Membership Opportunities


Looking to grow your practice? Interested in learning how you can make a difference in your community and in the practice of orthopaedics? Become a member of the TOS today.