Our Team

Our Team

Every member of the OrthoTennessee team is passionate about improving lives; every patient, every time.  Our professionals bring a width and depth of experience in healthcare that informs and inspires our work.  We are proud to continue our tradition of providing excellent care in our communities.


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Jon-David Deeson

Chief Executive Officer
  • Pete Pearson

    Chief Operating Officer
  • Cheryl Layson-Peters

    Chief Financial Officer
  • Karen Clark

    Chief Information Officer
  • John McGraw, M.D.

    Medical Director
  • Teresa Copeland

    Director of Managed Care
  • Ellen Massey

    Director of Human Resources
  • Renee Duncan

    Director of Ancillary Services
  • Vanessa Draper

    Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Kendry Tackett

    University Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Mary Dance

    OrthoTennesee Maryville
  • Justin Creasey

    OrthoTennessee Oak Ridge