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Jesse Doty M.D. is a Tennessee native who grew up in Rogersville where he graduated from Cherokee High School in 1999. At Carson-Newman University, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, graduating magna cum laude in 2003.

He attended four years of medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis where he graduated in 2007 with honors, including election into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The next five years were spent completing a surgical internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the UT College of Medicine Chattanooga, graduating in 2012. 

In 2013, he completed a one-year foot and ankle surgical fellowship under the direction of globally renown surgeon, Dr. Michael Coughlin, at the Saint Alphonsus Foot and Ankle Clinic in Boise, Idaho. After completion of his fellowship, in the summer of 2013, he spent time in Los Angeles, California with Richard Ferkel, M.D. treating athletic injuries to further his insight in sports arthroscopy. 

His clinical interests include surgical correction of complex lower extremity deformities and the use of external fixation for gradual surgical correction, and he participated in the 1st annual Taylor Spatial Frame Global Masters Forum in London, UK. His current practice consists of minimally invasive surgery, bunions and hammertoes, sports injuries, arthroscopy, fractures, chronic deformities, and ankle replacement. Ankle replacements have become exceedingly more popular in the U.S., and Dr. Doty participated in the STAR Ankle Replacement Masters Forum in Chicago, IL in 2013.  He and Dr. Andrew Murphy of Memphis, TN currently serve as the principle investigators for a multi-center trial including 10 sites across the U.S. evaluating ankle replacement outcomes. In the last 10 years, Dr. Doty has over 50 peer reviewed publications with dozens of podium presentations. He has participated as teaching faculty at several surgeon instruction courses. In 2019, Dr. Doty was honored to present in Delhi, India and to perform instructional surgery at the Indian Foot & Ankle Society Meeting. Most recently, in 2022, he participated as an international guest speaker for the Australia Foot and Ankle Society in Cairns, Queensland.

He loves to practice in Chattanooga and is partnered with the faculty of the University of Tennessee Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He strives to provide advanced and compassionate care to his patients, while contributing to the educational training of the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons. He currently serves as Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery for Erlanger Health System, and Assistant Program Director and Associate Professor for the University of Tennessee. Other than orthopaedic surgery, his interests include biking, snow skiing, and spending time with his family.

Meet Dr. Jesse Doty

Jesse Doty
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