Dr. Tedder is a native of South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Wofford College. While performing his Pre-Med studies at Wofford, he lettered in both intercollegiate Football and Basketball. He secured a spot on the Academic All-American team as well. He then attained his M.D. Degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Tedder performed his surgical internship at Cornell University and completed his Orthopaedic Residency at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York City. Following his residency training, he was selected for a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the esteemed Alabama Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama under the direction of the famed surgeons, James R. Andrews, MD, and William G. Clancy, MD.
Dr. Tedder is both a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy as well as the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well as the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
As a fellow, Dr. Tedder was a team physician for the University of North Alabama, a perennially ranked football power. He took care of many professional and intercollegiate stars while training under Dr. Andrews and Dr. Clancy. Dr. Tedder was given a top award for a paper that he authored on “Elbow Arthroscopy” during his Sports Medicine fellowship.
Dr. Tedder has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area since 1993. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is on the attending staffs of many local hospitals and surgery centers. He is an immediate past member of the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg General Hospital. Dr. Tedder provides orthopaedic team coverage for several local schools as well. He is a past member on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Society and annual contributor to the United Way and the Humane Society. Dr. Tedder sponsors a local softball team named the “Tedder Bears.”
Dr. Tedder and his caring staff welcome you to their practice.
Best of Saint Petersburg Awards 2019 - Sports Medicine Physicians