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Charles L. Cox MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellowship Director, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery, and Team Physician - Vanderbilt University and Nashville Predators

Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine


1215 21st Avenue South, Suites 3200 and 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205
5002 Crossings Circle, Suite 230
Mount Juliet, TN 37122


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Tennessee
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Internship - Charity Hospital of New Orleans, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Master of Public Health - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency - Tulane Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Cox has a delightful sense of humor. Great rapport with the nurse and staff. Thorough in his assessment and explanations, thoughtful and caring. Highly recommend.
March 19, 2024
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Dr Cox is an asset to your organization
March 7, 2024
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Dr. Cox is an excellent doctor. He asked questions,Examined my shoulder and explained the next steps. I have Great confidence in his skills and abilities as a surgeon . I would recommend him to anyone that needs orthopedic surgery.
March 4, 2024
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Dr Cox is the best, always caring, informative and concerned.
March 4, 2024
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Dr. Cox is professional, knowledgeable and easy to communicate with.
February 27, 2024
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Overall great experience with Dr. Cox. He was very knowledgable and helpful.
February 24, 2024
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Dr Cox you did a wonderful job.
February 23, 2024
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Dr. Cox is exceptional and has seen my son for a few years. I now needed him and he was the best.
February 23, 2024
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Dr. Cox is the one of the best ortho sport doctor.
February 20, 2024
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