R. Michael Cobb, MD, orthopedic surgeon, specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, joint replacement, and joint reconstruction at West Tennessee Bone & Joint Institute’s main location in Jackson, Tennessee.

Dr. Cobb earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed two residencies in Memphis, at Memphis City Hospital and Campbell Clinic Orthopedics.

A fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Cobb has dedicated his career to serving patients and expanding education in the field of orthopedics. He’s also a member of several professional organizations, including the Tennessee Medical Association, the Tennessee Orthopedic Society, and the West Tennessee Physicians’ Alliance.

Dr. Cobb is one of a select few American physicians trained in the Oxford™ Unicompartmental Knee System surgical technique. This FDA-approved system is less invasive than other knee implants, and benefits include shorter recovery times and increased mobility following surgery.

Dr. Cobb is using the Robotics-Assisted Surgical System from Smith+Nephew, which provides greater accuracy during knee replacement surgery, as well as less pain and improved recovery.

Dr. Cobb is married to his wife, Judy, and they have two kids. Dr. Cobb enjoys cycling, woodworking, and spending time with family.


Dr. Michael Cobb speaks with, Jack Smith, who had a total knee replacement.

Clinical Specialties

  • General Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy, Joint Replacement and Reconstruction


  • City of Memphis Hospital; Memphis, TN
  • Campbell’s Clinic; Memphis, TN

Medical Degree

University of Tennessee; Memphis, TN

Credentials & Qualifications

Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Joint Replacement, Joint Reconstruction, Arthroscopy, and Sports Medicine

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Tennessee Orthopedic Society
  • West Tennessee Consolidated Medical Assembly
  • West Tennessee Physicians’ Alliance