Specialty: Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity
Dr. Lee Hunter received his undergraduate education from Vanderbilt University where he received a B.A. in Anthropology. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Upon graduating medical school, he attended Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the Campbell Clinic, finishing his training in 1997. He became affiliated with Mid-Tennessee Bone and Joint Clinic in 2002. Dr. Hunter received an MBA from the University of Tennessee in 2009.
Dr. Hunter is from Selmer, TN, and his wife, Mary, is from Jackson. They have two children and reside in Columbia. Dr. Hunter’s interests include spending time with his family and being in the outdoors. He has worked as a medical missionary in Zimbabwe and St. Lucia.
Dr. Hunter is past President of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society, and has served as a Councilor to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons representing the state of Tennessee.
Dr. Hunter has a special passion for elbow surgery. He holds multiple U.S. Patents for a surgical arm positioner used exclusively for surgery on and about the elbow. The device is used by orthopaedic surgeons throughout the world and is featured in surgical textbooks and journals. View www.huntermed.net for more information.
Dr. Hunter is active in many civic and professional organizations, including the following:
• Arthroscopy Association of North America
• Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
• Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
• Orthopaedics Overseas
• Maury County Medical Society
• Tennessee Medical Association