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Jefferson Memorial Hospital
120 Hospital Drive,
Jefferson City, TN 37760
John J. McGraw, Sr., M.D.
Dr. McGraw joined the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic in 2003, after more than 14 years of practice in Laurel, Mississippi. Dr. McGraw anchors the KOC Jefferson City office where he sees patients exclusively and performs surgery at Tennova/Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He has served in multiple medical staff positions including Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery and Board of Directors.
COL (Retired) McGraw finished over 34 years of commissioned military service in April 2013. He served 4 combat tours, the final one coming in 2011-2012 at a Forward Operating Base Hospital in southeastern Afghanistan. He received multiple military honors, awards and decorations including the Meritorious Service Award. He served in both the US Air Force and Army both active duty, Reserves and Air National Guard.
Dr. McGraw and his wife Ann make their home on a cattle farm in East Tennessee and have quickly established themselves in the Lakeway area. They have two grown children and 3 perfect grandchildren. He is co-owner of WJFC AM/FM in Jefferson City and received the Community Patriot Award from Jefferson County High School in 2010 where he serves as team Orthopedic Surgeon. He continues to help the KOC physicians that serve as team doctors for the Tennessee Smokies baseball team.
In 2007-2008, Dr. McGraw served as President of the Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA). In 2009, he was chosen to represent SOA on the Board of Councilors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In October 2011, he was elected secretary of the Board of Councilors and in October 2012, he was elected Chair-elect of the AAOS Board.
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