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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.

Is Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Right for You?

Conditions We Treat

We treat all conditions related to hip preservation, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Steve Engstrom

Steve EngstromMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Ryan Martin

Ryan MartinMD

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Jonathan G. Schoenecker

Jonathan G. SchoeneckerMD, PhD

    Orthopaedics, Pediatric Hip Surgery, Pediatric Joint Replacement, Pediatric Limb Differences, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Surgery
Jaron P. Sullivan

Jaron P. SullivanMD

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

Why Choose the Hip Preservation Clinic at Vanderbilt

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Recognized care

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

  • medical chart, clipboard, cross, Knowledge and experience
    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.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    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.

  • chemistry, flask, Advanced research
    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.

  • medical record, Second opinions, cross, pen
    Second opinions

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

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

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


1215 21st Avenue South, Suites 3200 and 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
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Franklin, TN 37064
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Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Lebanon, TN 37087
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6606 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104
Nashville, TN 37209
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