Benjamin W. Sheffer, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon1400 S Germantown Rd Germantown TN, 38138
Dr. Benjamin Sheffer is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Germantown, TN. Dr. Sheffer specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Sheffer tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
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- The Function of Joints
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- Broken Tibia: Symptoms and Treatment
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- When to Be Concerned About Sternum Pain
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