Anthony Allan McPherron, DO

Orthopaedics/Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Phone:

(828) 586-5531

Fax:



Website:

http://www.harrismedicalgroup.com/our_practices/harris_orthopaedics

Dr. McPherron practices alongside Lawrence Supik, MD, Ryan Slechta, MD, Douglas Gates, MD, Jud Handley, MD, Robin Pope, PA-C, and Alexis Willey, PA-C, at Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine which is located on the second floor of Harris Regional Hospital. 

Most recently, Dr. McPherron practiced at Southwest Virginia Orthopedic and Spine in Blacksburg, Va., where he served as an orthopaedic surgeon for Virginia Tech University Athletics, New York Yankees Minor League Baseball (MiLB) Pulaski affiliate, and Bluefield College Athletics. Dr. McPherron serves as a consultant for the New Orleans Saints National Football League (NFL) training camp.

Prior to working in Virginia, Dr. McPherron practiced for 13 years at Specialty Orthopedics, Inc. in Plymouth, Ind., where he founded the Indiana Center for Adult Reconstruction. During his time in Indiana, Dr. McPherron held a number of medical executive appointments with regional hospitals and participated in various research and orthopaedic equipment patent projects. He is also a three-time recipient of the ‘Best Bedside Manner Award’ in orthopedics from Our Health magazine, a Virginia-based publication

In addition to seeing patients with orthopaedic needs, Dr. McPherron participates in the hospital’s longstanding sports medicine program at Western Carolina University and in the 10 area high schools served with athletic training and game coverage. Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine also has a clinic at Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin. 

  • 2014 – present - Swineburn University- Online Program - Masters of Science in Astronomy  (In Progress)
  • 2004-2006- Purdue University - West Lafayette, Indiana - Masters of Business Administration
  • 1990-1994 - Ohio University - Athens, Ohio - Doctor of Osteopathy
  • 1986-1990 - Indiana State University - Terre Haute, Indiana - Bachelor of Science Athletic Training/Sports Studies, Minor in Chemistry

Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery AOBOS 2004; Recertified 2015

Certified Athletic Trainer, NATA 1990-1996


Grants/Awards/Patents

Donjoy Grant - ACL brace study at Virginia Tech University (Co-investigator)  2016

Best Bedside Manner Award (Orthopedics) – Our Health Magazine   2013,2014,2015

US Patent US9089377 B2 for bone screw 2013

America’s Top Orthopedists – Consumer’s Research Council of America  2007

Distinguished Alumni Award – Indiana State University College of Health and Human Performance  2005

Resident Educator of the Year – Ohio University  1999

Outstanding Clinical Student – Ohio University 1994

1994-1995 - St. Vincent/Mercy Medical Center Toledo, Ohio - Traditional Rotating Internship

1995-1999 - St. Vincent/Mercy Medical Center Toledo, Ohio - Residency – Orthopedic Surgery;  Chief Resident 1998-1999

Resident Educator of the Year 1999

2000 - Tampa General Hospital - Tampa, Florida - Fellowship – Adult Reconstructive Surgery

 
 
  • Johansen RL, Bernasek T, Gustke K, McPherron AA, Shimizu, K; “Total Knee Replacement for Posttraumatic Degenerative Arthritis of the Knee.” 68th Annual Meeting Proceedings, Poster # 441, AAOS, 2001.
  • McPherron AA, Bernasek T; “Regional Hypotension for Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty.”  Poster #36,  AAHKS, November 2001.
  • McPherron AA, Gustke K; “Natural Knee II All Polyethylene Tibial Components:  A long term survivorship analysis.”  FOI Fellows paper program, 2000.
  • Nadaud M, Snyder M, Brown D, McPherron A,; “New Trends and Early Clinical Outcomes with a Modern Knee Revision System.”  Orthopedics 30(8-supplement) 97-101, 2007.
  • Donjoy Grant - ACL brace study at Virginia Tech University (Co-investigator)  2016
  • Best Bedside Manner Award (Orthopedics) – Our Health Magazine   2013,2014,2015
  • US Patent US9089377 B2 for bone screw  2013
  • America’s Top Orthopedists – Consumer’s Research Council of America  2007
  • Distinguished Alumni Award – Indiana State University College of Health and Human Performance  2005
  • Resident Educator of the Year – Ohio University  1999
  • Outstanding Clinical Student – Ohio University 1994

American Osteopathic Association 1990 - present

American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics 1995 – present
            Chairman, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Standards Committee
            Member, Allied Health Committee, 2007-2009
            Member, Liason to U.S. Bone and Joint Decade, 2007-2009
            Member of Sports Medicine CAQ examination committee 2014-present
            Member of CME committee, 2013-present
            Adult Reconstruction Section, 2002- present
            Secretary ARAS 2007-2008
            Sports Medicine Section 2008-present

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
            Examination Writing Committee 2005 – 2007

Indiana Osteopathic Association 2000 – present
            Member, Convention committee, 2007-2008

National Athletic Trainers Association 1986 – 1994