Herman Botero, DO

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Herman Botero is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic. He specializes in minimally invasive hip, knee, and partial knee replacements as well as revision surgeries and fracture care.

Dr. Botero’s extensive training includes service as a medical officer in the United States Army following the events of September 11, 2001. He held an orthopedic surgery internship and residency with the army at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and later served at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he provided orthopedic surgical care to the Army’s Rangers, Infantry and Armor soldiers and their families. In 2010 he was deployed to Iraq with the 21st and the 256th Combat Support Hospitals in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Botero also received fellowship training in joint reconstruction and replacement at the highly respected Rush University Medical Center’s Midwest Orthopaedics program in Chicago.

Select Professional Memberships and Achievements

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • BS – City College/City University of New York, 1998
  • DO – New York College of Osteopathic Medicine/NYIT, 2004
  • Internship – Orthopaedic Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2005
  • Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, 2009
  • Fellowship – Adult Joint Reconstruction & Replacement, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

Clinic Information

Fort Sanders West Clinic
260 Fort Sanders W Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37922

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