HMG welcomes one of the Southeast’s leading orthopaedic surgeons — Jon E. Minter, DO
Thursday, August 11, 2008
KINGSPORT, Tenn. - Known throughout the Southeast for his proficiency in managing challenging reconstruction problems of the hip and knee, orthopaedic surgeon Jon E. Minter, DO, joins Holston Medical Group (HMG). Dr. Minter comes to The Orthopaedic Center of the Southeast (formerly HMG Orthopaedics), from Atlanta, Ga., where he also served as a clinical faculty member at the Emory University School of Medicine in conjunction with the Emory Crawford Long Hospital.
Dr. Minter is a specialist in arthritis surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder to include arthroscopic management of common knee, hip and shoulder conditions.
Board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Minter is also a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Minter completed his undergraduate degree at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, and Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo. He received his doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Mo. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Parkview Hospital, Toledo, Ohio, in affiliation with Ohio University.
In addition to clinical preceptorships in total joint arthroplasty, pediatric orthopaedics and hand surgery, Dr. Minter completed an AO Trauma Fellowship under the tutelage of Professors Peter Matter, Davos, Switzerland, and S. Weller, Tubingen, Germany. He also completed an Adult Reconstruction Surgery and Joint Replacement Fellowship under the direction of Kenneth Gustke, MD, and Thomas Bernasek, MD, through the Florida Orthopaedic Institute.
Dr. Minter’s career includes four years of military service in Germany where he last served as chief of ambulatory patient care.
The recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Outstanding Fellow Award, Tampa Orthopedic Program, Dr. Minter has authored and co-authored dozens of publications. In association with the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr. Minter has recently authored Chapter 23, “Mobile Bearings in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty,” of the orthopedic textbook Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Knee, by Elsevier Publishing, 2008.
Dr. Minter’s orthopaedic career, spanning nearly three decades, includes more than 80 orthopaedic presentations at national and international medical symposiums. He is a member of a host of professional societies including: the American Legion, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty.
He and his wife, Konni, enjoy the privilege of raising three children: Austin, Blaire and Colette.
Dr. Minter is now accepting new patients. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call his current Indian Path Medical Office Building location (204 Pavillion Drive) at 423-578-1570.