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William Blake Garside, MD

William Blake Garside, MD


Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance - One City

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance - Dickerson Rd.


  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Residency
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship
    Good Samaritan Hospital, Foot and Ankle Injuries and Disorders
  • Certifications
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Garside graduated Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame in 1986. He received his medical degree at the University of North Carolina where he graduated in the top five in his class with distinction. Dr. Garside completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Vanderbilt University followed by an athletic injury/foot and ankle Fellowship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

While at Notre Dame, Dr. Garside played on the varsity golf team and ski team. When a wrist injury sidelined him from competition, for two years, Dr. Garside developed a keen interest in sports medicine. That experience gave him a unique perspective and first-hand experience in recovering from an orthopaedic injury. Dr. Garside brings with him a thorough understanding of the prevention, treatment, and recovery of orthopaedic injuries.

Most recently, Dr. Garside served for 10 years as an Assistant Team Physician/Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Nashville Predators, and various local teams. Additionally, he has given presentations to national and international groups and contributed to various medical journals. His practice specialty interests include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, foot and ankle surgery and general orthopaedics.