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Gregory G. Polkowski MD, MSCR

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Division Chief, Adult Reconstruction

About Gregory G. Polkowski

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Orthopaedics
  • Joint Replacement
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics


1215 21st Avenue South, Suites 3200 and 4200
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2004
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2009
  • Chief Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2009
  • Fellowship - Washington University Medical Center, 2010
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research - University of Connecticut, 2012

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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. Polkowski gave an in depth explanation of what the X-ray revealed. He answered my question in detail and gave me a clear understanding of what to expect pre-op and post-op. Seems like a real nice guy too.
April 17, 2024
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The doctor was very caring about me and my pain and how I was and how we were going to handle the problem and what we would do at this time and all.
February 20, 2024
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Excellent experience
February 6, 2024
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Dr. Polkowski is a highly trained orthopedist. I am 7 years post operative from a L TKR. I've had a very good outcome due to his surgical expertise and my own determination to recover. He referred me on to another orthopedist to address an orthopedic issue that is out of his specialization. I am grateful. I also appreciate his willingness to train orthopedic residents. His resident was attentive and skilled during his examination of my knee.
January 11, 2024
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Dr. Polkowski is very kind and competent professional.
December 12, 2023
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I must commend the medical center as a whole for its commitment to providing exceptional care. The facility was clean, well-organized, and equipped with state-of-the-art technology. It was evident that the X Ray staff, including Dr. Polkowski with their assistant treated patients with the utmost respect and compassion, as if Dr is my part of my personal family.
October 12, 2023
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Gave me the information needed to make an informed choice. Took the time to explain everything.
October 10, 2023
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This was this most impressive experience I have had with the medical field in years.
October 3, 2023
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August 8, 2023
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