Mission Statement

The purpose of the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering is to be recognized as a leader in teaching and research in orthopaedics and to provide unsurpassed patient care.

We will achieve this position of leadership within orthopaedic surgery by:

  • Devoting sufficient faculty time to didactic lectures as well as clinical and operating room teaching, so the best graduating University of Tennessee students choose orthopaedics for postgraduate training;
  • Dominating the field of teaching and training new orthopaedic surgeons;
  • Being a leader in the quality and quantity of published materials including Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics;
  • Expanding our basic science orthopaedic research as well as continuing our clinical research efforts;
  • Providing unsurpassed care to our patients which encompasses the latest known techniques and thinking in orthopaedic surgery; and, 
  • Serving in leadership capacities on University committees, local and national orthopaedic societies and organizations and the medical staffs of which we are members.

Contact Us

Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

1211 Union Ave. Suite 520
Memphis, TN 38104

Pat Goedecke
Phone: (901) 448-5879
Fax: (901) 448-3208
Email: pgoedecke@uthsc.edu

Campbell Foundation Education Office
1211 Union Ave Suite 510
Memphis, TN 38104

Resident Program

Renee Poe
Education Coordinator
Phone: (901) 759-3275
Email: rpoe2@uthsc.edu

Fellowship Program

Rosemary Bankston
Education Coordinator
Phone: (901) 759-3274
Email: rbanksto@uthsc.edu