Meet Our Team


Dr. Jeffrey T. Hoddrick

Jeffrey T. Hodrick, MD, provides advanced orthopedic care to patients of all ages at Southern Joint Replacement Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. From the latest robot-assisted surgeries to direct anterior hip replacement, Dr. Hodrick uses the latest innovations to ensure his patients have the best outcomes possible.

Dr. Hodrick received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he received the Duke University Health System Strength, Hope, and Caring Award in 2006. 

To further his skills and knowledge, Dr. Hodrick completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Although Dr. Hodrick has a special interest in joint replacement surgery, he provides medical and surgical care to patients with a broad array of orthopedic injuries and conditions, including fractures, trauma, and sports injuries.

Brittany Montgomery, NP

Brittany Montgomery is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in orthopaedics at Southern Joint Replacement Institute. She serves as Dr. Hodrick’s nurse practitioner. She joined the SJRI team in 2018 after working at the David Price IMAC Regeneration Center in Brentwood, TN .

Brittany received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Auburn University at Montgomery in 2009. Upon graduation, she worked as a Med-Surg nurse at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup, GA for 1 year. In 2010, she was accepted into the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Nurse Practitioner program and received her Master of Science in Nursing degree in 2012. While pursuing her MSN degree, Brittany worked at UAB Highlands on the orthopaedic floor providing care to total joint replacement patients. After obtaining her MSN, she worked at UAB Sports Medicine and then transitioned to UAB Highlands Orthopaedics Department. Her main goal is to provide superior care for our patients and improve their quality of life!

 Brittany resides in Nolensville, TN with her two dogs, Ellie and Sophie. She enjoys spending time with family and her dogs, traveling, attending country concerts, and watching Alabama football!

Sara Stedman, RN

Sara is a registered nurse, functioning as Dr. Hodrick’s “nurse navigator” since December 2014. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2008. Sara is certified in critical care, charge nursing, and nursing preceptorship.

Since her time with SJRI, Sara has been deeply involved with the provider's Opioid Stewardship Program with a focus on ways to control patients pain without an overuse of opioids. Together with Dr. Hodrick and others in the HCA community, they have developed an Opioid Prescription Take Back Event “Crush the Crisis” which has become a nationwide success. Dr. Hodrick's team has also developed a widely popular Outpatient Joint Replacement program for patients that meet the criteria. Their focus is patient experience and outcomes. They want to get you back to doing the things you love!

Sara is an avid lover of animals and celebrity gossip. She's married, residing in Clarksville, TN with an energetic toddler son and a newborn baby girl.

Marietes Meridy, CCMA

Marietes is a certified clinical medical assistant, functioning as Dr. Hodrick’s “primary MA” since June 2019. Marietes started his education as a medical assistant at Griffin Technical College in Griffin, GA and moved (back) to Nashville and graduated from Anthem Career College in January 2011.

Prior to joining SJRI, she was a CCMA at St. Thomas Hospital (West campus) for 5 years where she worked in general cardiology and then transferred to Congestive Heart Failure. Marietes is deeply vested in each patient that comes to SJRI and to see their improvement with either physical therapy alone or have surgery and physical therapy. Marietes is their biggest cheerleader and reminds them of that.

Marietes is a dog lover and has 4 children (with 4 legs a piece), 2 boys, Max and Sam and 2 girls, Blue and Sasha and lives in Clarksville, TN.

Southern Joint Replacement Institute
2400 Patterson Street, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-813-4230
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