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As EmergeOrtho-Triangle Region’s Orthobiologics Director, Dr. Benjamin Petty is a non-surgical orthopedic specialist who is board-certified in both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. To address the root causes of his patients’ ailments, he enjoys finding personalized, non-surgical treatment plans.
After earning his undergraduate degree at North Carolina State University, where he also played Division I Basketball, Dr. Petty went on to complete medical school at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He then went to the University of South Alabama to complete a family medicine residency and a sports medicine fellowship at the Campbell Clinic. He also received training from the Mayo Clinic and The Orthobiologic Institute.
In addition to being board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Dr. Petty is both a Certified ImPACT Consultant and credentialed in sports concussions management. Drawing on his knowledge and experience, he co-authored an article for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of American Clinical Review Articles on the Sideline Management of Concussions.
Dr. Petty is a member of the Exercise is Medicine, the American Academy of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Practice, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
Dr. Petty specializes in sports medicine, concussion management, orthobiologics, and non-surgical orthopedics. He also has extensive experience with advanced ultrasound techniques such as diagnostic, aspiration, percutaneous joint injections, percutaneous fenestration, and hydro dissection ultrasound.
Dr. Petty provides non-surgical treatment methods for patients, such as Tenex procedures, hyaluronate injections, and orthobiologics. As part of his orthobiologics repertoire, he gives adult MSC and PRP injections and treats both tendon/muscle injuries and acute or chronic arthritis. Dr. Petty also provides the Tenex procedure—a minimally invasive, non-surgical approach for eliminating scar tissue.
Before joining EmergeOrtho, Dr. Petty served as a team physician for several high school and college sports teams. He also worked with professional athletes from both the NBA Memphis Grizzlies and Memphis Redbirds. In addition, he provided medical coverage for the St. Jude Marathon, Memphis Open, Country Music Marathon, and other sporting events.
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