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Ronald Derr D.O.


  • Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee
  • 3000 Edward Curd Lane
    Franklin, TN 37067


  • (615) 791-2630 (Phone)
  • (615) 791-2639 (Fax)

Professional Bio

Medical School

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH


Ohio University-Doctors Hospital, Massillon, OH


American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL & Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery


Ronald Derr, D.O., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery including Achilles tendon surgery, bunion correction, ankle scopes and adult painful flatfoot deformaties. He also has expertise in treating sports medicine injuries such as lisfrancs injuries, ankle and metatarsal fractures and tendon ruptures, and strives to expedite patients’ return to sports through early motion therapy and mobility, minimizing muscle atrophy and evaluating functional safety. He earned his medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed residency training in orthopaedics at Ohio University-Doctors Hospital in Massillon, Ohio. He went on to complete fellowship training at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and a foot and ankle fellowship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. He is a member of the American Foot and Ankle Society, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Tennessee Osteopathic Society and Tennessee Medical Association. Dr. Derr has been an integral part of the bone and joint practice since 1996 and currently serves as team physician for Ravenwood High School. He and his wife have four children, and in his spare time, he enjoys sports and spending time with his family.


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