Our Physicians

M. Chris Testerman, M.D.

Foot & Ankle Surgery Specialist


Dr. Chris Testerman began her practice at Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic in 1997. As a foot and ankle specialist, she has particular expertise in arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle, forefoot deformities (bunions and hammer toes), and sports injuries of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Testerman is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Testerman’s husband is Dr. Daniel Read, an oral surgeon. They are the parents of triplets. In her spare time, Dr. Testerman enjoys walking, hiking, reading, and water skiing. 



Contact Information

Office Info KOC:865-558-4400
Appointments: 865-558-4444
Office Location

Old Weisgarber Road
Fort Sanders West

Administrative Assistant


865-558-4414 or internal ext 4414

865-410-7891 or internal ext 7891




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  • B.S.N., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1980
  • M.D., Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, 1990


  • General Surgery, Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida, 1991


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida, 1996


  • Foot and Ankle Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1997

Began Practice At KOC

  • 1997

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000


  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Orthopaedic Specialty

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery