Specialty: Foot & Ankle Surgery
Dr. Strickland was born in Dalton, Ga, and ultimately was raised in Columbus, Ga. He attended the University of Georgia where he received degrees in Biology and Psychology. Dr. Strickland subsequently received his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah, Ga, where he graduated in the top of his class and was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a third-year medical student. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN, followed by an additional year of foot and ankle subspecialty training at the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute in Charlotte, NC.
Throughout his training in residency and fellowship, he has participated in the care of athletes at all levels from youth to professional sports, including the University of Memphis, University of Charlotte, and Davidson University, as well as professional teams including the Charlotte Knights, Charlotte FC, Carolina Panthers, Memphis Redbirds, and the Memphis Grizzlies. He has authored and published multiple journal articles, and he currently has a research grant through the AOFAS studying the role of nitinol memory shape staples in the treatment of Lisfranc and midfoot fracture dislocations.
While Dr. Strickland takes care of all foot and ankle disorders, he is especially interested and trained in total ankle replacement, hindfoot deformity correction, charcot foot and ankle reconstruction, minimally invasive bunion and forefoot procedures, ankle arthroscopy and stabilization. He also practices general orthopaedics and fracture care.
In his spare time, Dr. Strickland enjoys spending time with his wife Klaire and their two daughters. He enjoys playing golf, craft beers, and is an avid University of Georgia and Atlanta Braves sports fan.
Dr. Strickland is a member of the following organizations:
– American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
– American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
– Tennessee Orthopaedic Society