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Joshua N. Tennant

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle

 

UNC Orthopaedics (Weaver Crossing)
1181 Weaver Dairy Road
Suite 110
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Appointments:
Phone: (984) 974-5700
Referral Fax: (919) 966-7956

Provider Office:
Phone: (919) 966-9446
Fax: (919) 966-6730

  • MD: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Residency: UNC Hospitals – Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship: Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Special Procedures

  • Bunion and hammertoe correction
  • Total ankle arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopically assisted ankle and hindfoot fusion
  • Deformity correction and limb salvage
  • Open and minimally invasive approaches fracture fixation
  • Arthroscopy, endoscopy, and tendoscopy of the ankle, hindfoot, and forefoot for evaluation and treatment of intra-articular and soft tissue pathology
  • Percutaneous Achilles tendon repair
  • Current approaches to soft tissue problems, including diabetes

Research

  • Healthcare outcomes reporting
  • Cost effectiveness and value analysis
  • Information technology
  • Trauma
  • Ankle and foot arthritis
  • Bunion and hammertoe correction
  • Techniques in arthroscopy and endoscopy

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

  • AAOS Annual Meeting Top 5 Foot and Ankle Paper “Risks to the Blood Supply of the Talus after Four Methods of Total Ankle Arthroplasty: A Cadaveric Injection Study” (2014)
  • AOFAS Annual Meeting First Place Roster for “Risks to the Blood Supply of the Talus after Four Methods of Total Ankle Arthroplasty: A Cadaveric Injection Study” (2013)
  • UNC Orthopaedics Chief Resident Research Award (2012)
  • UNC Orthopaedics William C. Patton Chief Resident Teaching Award (2012)
  • UNC Injury Prevention Research Center Small Student Grant (2010)
  • Gaul Scholar, Medical Alumni Loyalty Association (2002-2007)
  • Carolina Scholar (1998-2002)
  • Trans-Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program (2000-2001)
(see entire list available at PubMed)

 

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