About Dr. Thomas M. Koenig, M.D.
Knoxville, TN - Joint Pain Doctor
Dr. Thomas Koenig is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with additional expertise centered on arthroscopic reconstruction and rehabilitation of the knee, shoulder, and other joints. He also has additional fellowship training in sports medicine.
Other clinic focuses include arthritis solutions, joint replacements, workmen’s compensation cases, fractures, sprains, and other general muscle and joint problems.
Dr. Koenig is also board certified by the American Board of Disability Analysts as a senior disability analyst and diplomate. He is frequently called upon to review complex workmen’s compensation and liability cases through independent medical examinations and other medical record reviews to determine possible additional treatment plans, causation, disability determinations, and impairment ratings.
In 1986, Dr. Koenig earned his medical degree with orthopedic honors from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (now a part of Drexel University). This center of excellence had a rigorous residency program boasting the first and then only Level 1 trauma center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In testament to his work ethic he earned the A.S.O.A. Residency Award in 1989. Dr. Koenig completed his postdoctoral education at Hahnemann Medical College in 1991 with a general surgery internship and orthopedic residency.
Following his completion of his residency training, Dr. Koenig trained with George Schonholtz, M.D. completing an arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship in 1992 in the Washington, DC area.
He was the first in East Tennessee to achieve certification for the Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System (RIO) MAKOplasty in both hip and knee clinical training programs.
He moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1992 and has made his home and practice here in East Tennessee.