Erlanger Welcomes University Orthopedics To The UT Erlanger Health Network

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Officials with the Erlanger Health System are welcome University Orthopedics with Paul M. Apyan, MD, Dale C. Ingram, MD, and Megan Sticher, NP-C, to the UT Erlanger Health Network.

University Orthopedics, in Erlanger’s Medical Mall on E. Third Street, Suite C-220, offers general and subspecialty orthopaedic services, including advanced joint replacement and sports medicine.

Dr. Paul M. Apyan has devoted much of his practice to surgical management of joint diseases and joint replacement surgery. He serves on the UT College of Medicine faculty as an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and as director of Arthroplasty.

Dr. Dale C. Ingram specializes in general orthopaedics and sports medicine. He serves as an assistant clinical professor for the UT College of Medicine's Orthopaedic Program.

Megan Sticher, NP-C, practices general orthopedics under the direction of Dr. Paul Apyan and Dr. Dale Ingram.


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