Jeremy Bruce MD


Jeremy Bruce, MD is a board eligible orthopaedic surgeon who treats musculoskeletal conditions resulting from injury, overuse and arthritis. He has special interests in arthroscopy and total joint replacement.

A native of upstate New York where he was a member of The United States Bobsled and Skeleton Team, Dr. Bruce first became interested in sports medicine from his time spent at the Lake Placid Olympic Training facilities.

Dr. Bruce earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in Physical Therapy at Springfield College, where he lettered in football and track. After working for several years as a Physical Therapist he then continued his studies and earned a seat at the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine.

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine in 2007, Dr. Bruce went on to perform his orthopaedic residency here at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga. He then went on to complete a Sports Medicine fellowship at The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, FL. As a fellow, Dr. Bruce worked side-by-side with renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. The fellowship provided intensive exposure to team coverage including The Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Rays, Pensacola Wahoos AA baseball and Auburn University. During his year at The Andrews Institute, Dr. Bruce was involved with care of such high profile athletes such as; Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson, CC Sabathia and Marcus Lattimore.

While at The Andrews Institute, Dr. Bruce also worked with foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Erik Nilssen, which gave him additional experience with arthroscopic and open treatment of foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Bruce spent time with reverse total shoulder specialist, Dr. Chris O’Grady which provided exposure to total hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty.

Dr. Bruce has published several scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented this research at numerous national and regional meetings. He plans to stay active and involved with research and academic pursuits with the Orthopedic Residency here in Chattanooga.

Besides being an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Bruce is also a devoted husband and father. He has two daughters and a son that will be attending St. Peters Episcopal School in Red Bank, TN. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, playing guitar, hiking and is involved with Calvary Chapel.

Dr. Bruce has joined Chattanooga Bone and Joint and is currently seeing patients at the Gunbarrel and Parkridge offices .