Dr. Hunter

A Lee Hunter, Jr., MD

Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity

Dr. Lee Hunter received his undergraduate education from Vanderbilt University where he received a B.A. in Anthropology in 1987. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis where he received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1992. Upon graduating medical school, Dr. Hunter completed a General Surgery Internship. He then attended Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the Campbell Clinic, finishing his training in 1997. He became affiliated with the Mid-Tennessee Bone and Joint Clinic in 2002. Dr. Hunter received an MBA from the University of Tennessee in 2009.

Dr. Hunter is from Selmer, TN and his wife Mary is from Jackson. They have two children and reside in Columbia. Dr. Hunter’s interests include spending time with his family, the outdoors, and sports. He has worked as a medical missionary in Zimbabwe and St. Lucia.

Dr. Hunter is active in many civic and professional organizations, including the following:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Orthopedics Overseas
  • Maury County Medical Society
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Tennessee Orthopedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgons
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Athroscopy Association of North America

Dr. Hunter is past President of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society, and one of two Tennessee Orthopaedic Surgeons serving as a Councilor to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Hunter has a special interest in elbow surgery. He holds multiple U.S. Patents for a surgical arm positioner used exclusively for surgery on and about the elbow. The device is used by orthopaedic surgeons throughout the world and featured in surgical textbooks and journals.