Skip to Main ContentSkip to Footer

Hip Preservation Clinic

Hip preservation can reduce pain, improve your quality of life and sometimes delay your need for hip replacement surgery. Our specialists will work to save your hip joint and restore your mobility so you can get back to your normal routine.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all conditions related to hip preservation, including:

  • checkmark icon
  • checkmark icon
  • checkmark icon
    Cam impingement
  • checkmark icon
    Complex hip deformities
  • checkmark icon
    Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)
  • checkmark icon
    Hip cartilage tear (labral tear)
  • checkmark icon
    Hip dysplasia
  • checkmark icon

Meet Your Care Team

Eric N. Bowman
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.7

Eric N. BowmanMD

    Adolescent Sports Medicine, Adult Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Steve Engstrom
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.7

Steve EngstromMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Gregory G. Polkowski
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.8

Gregory G. PolkowskiII, MD, MSCR

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Jonathan G. Schoenecker
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.9

Jonathan G. SchoeneckerMD, PhD

    Fractures, Limb Deformity, Musculoskeletal Infection, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric and Young Adult Hip Conditions
Jaron P. Sullivan
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.7

Jaron P. SullivanMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

Why Choose Hip Preservation Clinic at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on healthcare quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible. 

  • Knowledge and experience

    We are one of only a few hip preservation clinics in the U.S. Our surgeons are uniquely trained and have extensive experience in hip preservation therapies. Their depth of experience translates into expert, comprehensive care for you.

  • A team approach

    Our doctors will perform a comprehensive evaluation of your hip. In some cases you may see two doctors at the same appointment. They will gather a complete medical history, perform a physical exam and review diagnostic imaging. Together they will thoroughly explain your diagnosis and provide you with a care plan to meet your unique needs.

  • Advanced research

    As part of an academic medical center, we investigate new, more effective approaches to orthopaedic care. This means you have access to the latest treatment options available.

  • Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services including:

  • checkmark icon
    Braces
  • checkmark icon
    Cartilage (labral) repair
  • checkmark icon
    Derotational femoral osteotomy
  • checkmark icon
    Hip arthroscopy
  • checkmark icon
    Hip joint injections
  • checkmark icon
    Open and closed reduction of congenital hip dislocations
  • checkmark icon
    Open surgery
  • checkmark icon
    Periacetabular osteotomy

Locations (5)

1215 21st Avenue South, Suites 3200 and 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville
128 North Anderson Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Today's hours:7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1616 West Main Street, Suite 300
Lebanon, TN 37087
Today's hours: Opens July 1, 2021