W. Parker Abblitt, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Adult Joint Reconstruction
Dr. Abblitt is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon, fellowship-trained in total joint replacement. In his practice, he is focused on minimally-invasive hip and knee replacement surgery and revision joint reconstructions. He graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University, where he earned degrees in both economics and engineering. Dr. Abblitt completed his medical training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Upon graduating medical school, he completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Following his residency, Dr. Abblitt completed a fellowship in total joint replacement at the renowned Rush University in Chicago, IL. There he learned advanced techniques in surgical methods from innovators in the field of minimally-invasive and revision joint replacement surgery.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Abblitt loves spending time with his wife Whitney, and their three children. He is an avid college football and Atlanta Braves fan who also enjoys hunting, skiing, traveling, and golfing.
Dr. Abblitt specializes in:
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Total Knee Replacement
- Partial Knee Replacement
- Revision Knee Replacement
- Revision Hip Replacement
- Robotic-Assisted Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
Watch Dr. Abblitt’s interview on KVUE TV about total joint replacement surgery for the knee and hip.
- Undergraduate Education:
- Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
- Medical School:
- Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
- Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
- Rush University, Chicago, IL