Benjamin J. Davis, MD
Benjamin J. Davis, MD

Joint Replacement

Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - Livingston
South Asheville

Meet Dr. Benjamin J. Davis

Dr. Benjamin J. Davis is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacements. His education and expertise make him a top knee replacement surgeon and hip replacement surgeon. Dr. Davis performs cutting-edge surgery that includes partial and total knee replacements, as well as partial and total hip arthroplasty (hip replacement). His dedication to the craft makes him stand out as a knee surgeon and hip surgeon. He specializes in robotic surgeries, as well.

Dr. Davis dedicated many years to his education. He received his Bachelor of Science in Health Science Biology and Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN. After receiving his Bachelor’s, he went to the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, where he earned the 2016 UAB Outstanding Medical Student in Surgical Studies Award. He then completed his Orthopaedic residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, and finally, completed an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at the Southern Joint Replacement Institute in Nashville, TN.

Professional and Academic Development

Dr. Davis also improved on his academic experience in many ways by working as a:

  • 2021 Lecturer, Grand Rounds, “Management of the Patella in TKA,” Loyola Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Chicago, IL, May
  • 2020 Lecturer, Fracture conference series, “Orthopaedic Trauma Evaluation and Fractures about the Hip”, Loyola Orthopaedic Surgery department, Chicago, IL, July-September
  • 2020 Lecturer, Grand Rounds, “Management of Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly,” Loyola Orthopaedic Surgery department, Chicago, IL, January
  • 2019-present Representative, GME (Graduate Medical Education) Committee peer-elected Orthopaedic Department resident representative
  • 2019-present Representative, Loyola Orthopaedic Department Education Committee, senior resident representative
  • 2018-present Mentor, STAR (Student Training to Approaches in Research) medical student research
  • 2018-2019 Program Lecture Presenter, “Ortho Kindergarten” Program for Senior Medical Students
  • 2019 Lecturer, Loyola Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group “Basics in Orthopaedic Imaging”
  • 2016-2019 Participant, High school football orthopaedic sideline coverage
  • 2018 Staff Assistant, Fundamentals in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents presented by AAOS/AAHKS/The Hip Society/The Knee Society, Rosemont, IL
  • 2017 Staff Assistant, AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy for Orthopaedic Residents, Rosemont, IL
  • 2017 Staff Assistant, Innovative Surgical Techniques in Knee Arthroplasty: Early Intervention to Revision, Rosemont, IL
  • 2017 Participant, Fundamentals in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents, Rosemont, IL
  • 2017 Participant, AO Basic Trauma course, Chicago, IL
  • 2017 Participant, AAOS national meeting, San Diego, CA

Extracurricular Experiences

Dr. Davis’ expertise goes outside of the medical room. He has several articles featured in reputable medical journals. He has also been a volunteer at many organizations such as:

  • Score International medical mission to the Dominican Republic (2015)
  • M-Power and EAB (Equal Access Birmingham) free clinics Volunteer for impoverished communities (2012-2014)
  • Relay for Life Team Leader – Top 5 for money raised for breast cancer awareness two years in a row (2011-2012)
  • Avalon Hospice volunteer (2011-2012)
  • Remote Area Medical (RAM) Volunteer. Volunteer relief corps serving impoverished rural American areas (2010-2012)
  • Habitat for Humanity Volunteer – house building (2010, 2011)

Outside of his professional life, Dr. Davis has many accolades that show his ability to balance his work-life while pursuing his own passions. In 2012, he was in the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society. Dr. Davis had an outstanding athletic career—in 2011 and 2012, he earned the NCAA Football-Division I Medal of Honor Award presented by the Ohio Valley Conference, which is given annually to student-athletes who achieve the highest GPA in a Conference-sponsored sport. In 2009, he earned the Wendy’s Scholar Athlete of the Week in football.

Dr. Davis also enjoys hiking, grilling, camping, woodworking, golfing, movies, and cycling.


  • Southern Joint Replacement Institute, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Nashville, TN
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Residency, Maywood, IL
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham AL
  • Tennessee Technological University, Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cookeville, TN
  • Tennessee Technological University, Bachelor of Science in Health Science Biology, Cookeville, TN


  • 5X MAGIS Star Recipient for Excellence in Patient Care: 2016-2019
  • UAB Outstanding Medical Student in Surgical Studies Award: 2016
  • Diethelm Surgical Studies Scholarship: 2013
  • Chemistry Department Scholarship: 2010-2012
  • Tennessee Technological University Academic Service Scholarship: 2007-2011
  • Dr. James R. and Dr. William L. Headrick Pre-Health Science Endowed Scholarship: 2008-2012
  • NCAA Football-Division I Medal of Honor Award presented by the Ohio Valley Conference: 2011, 2012
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society: 2012
  • Wendy’s Scholar Athlete of the Week (Football): 2009

Research and Publications

  • Davis B et al. Management of Periprosthetic Hip and Knee Joint Infections With a Known Sinus Tract—A Single-Center Experience. Arthroplasty Today 2021;8:124–127.
  • Davis B, Mak R, Schneider A, Brown NM. Acute gluteal compartment syndrome with nonclassical symptoms: a case report on an easily missed diagnosis. JBJS Case Connector. 2021;11(2).
  • Golz A, Yee H, Davis B, Brown N. One Dose Versus Two Doses of Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in Total Joint Arthroplasty, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: August 19, 2020 Schmitt D, Rodts M, BJ Davis, Summers H, Bernstein M, Lack W. Standardized practice is associated with low rate of surgical site infection in orthopaedic trauma. Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma.
  • Davis BJ, Estes AR. An adolescent with right shin pain. JAMA. 2015;313(15):1566-7.
  • Brown N, Schneider A, Killen C, Davis B. Complications in Orthopaedics: Adult Reconstruction, 1st Edition. Section 3. Chapter 20: Neurovascular Injury in THA

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