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Hip Replacement is the treatment for end-stage arthritis, or cartilage loss, of the hip. Dr. Tania Ferguson is world recognized for her pioneering work with the Anterior Approach THA, a superior method of hip replacement surgery. She is considered a technical master with this muscle sparing approach to hip replacement, and 80% of her patients go home after surgery with the FAST TRACK Outpatient Joint Replacement program!

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AREAS OF CARE

TANIA A. FERGUSON, MD, MAS

Tania A. Ferguson, M.D. MAS, is one of the nation’s premier orthopaedic surgeons in the field of hip and pelvic reconstruction.

 

Dr. Ferguson is a master surgeon focused exclusively on surgeries of the hip and pelvis. She has published more than 30 scholarly articles and studies, book chapters and on-line lectures to advance the practice of hip and pelvis surgery.  She is a founding member of the Anterior Hip Foundation, a Trustee of the AO Foundation, and travels the globe as a renown educator on hip surgery.

 

Dr. Ferguson is internationally recognized for her pioneering work with the Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty (aTHA), a superior technique of hip replacement in which no muscles are detached from the hip and pelvis allowing unrestricted return to activities.  She is passionate about preserving the native hip when possible. Dr. Ferguson is considered one of the nation’s most advanced and gifted surgeons for her work in the following hip preservation surgeries:

  • Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) to treat Hip Dysplasia

  • Bioregenerative surgery to treat Avascular Necrosis (AVN)

  • Surgery to treat fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum

  • Surgery to repair injured muscles (the abductors or gluteus muscles)

Dr. Ferguson has played a pivotal role in the evolution of the Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement (aTHA) in the United States.  She has used this revolutionary method as her sole approach for elective hip replacement surgery since 2004.  Dr. Ferguson’s advanced surgical skills and peri-operative pathways allow her patients the benefit of an OPIOID-FREE hip replacement recovery. The majority of her patients also take advantage of her “Outpatient Surgery” (same-day-discharge) hip replacement program.  Her patients return to unlimited activities and active lifestyles rapidly after this tissue sparing technique for hip replacement surgery.

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Patients choose Dr. Ferguson for her advanced care pathways & masterful approach to hip pain. Her practice sets the gold standard for outcomes after total hip replacement and hip preservation surgery. She is a surgical master, passionate about educating patients, families and colleagues in order to improve hip surgical outcomes worldwide.  Patients travel from all over the country for the world class, comprehensive hip program at the Nashville Hip Institute. Nashville has become a true “Destination Hip Center."

​Get back to your active lifestyle!

Call (615) 329-2520 for an appointment today.

"Dr. Ferguson is a gifted and compassionate surgeon; a rare combination! I walked out of the hospital 6 hours after surgery!"