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NMMC Joint Replacement Center Physicians

The orthopaedic specialists at the NMMC Joint Replacement Center perform the following types of joint replacement surgery:

  • Total hip
  • Total knee
  • Uni-compartmental knee

Meet our Physicians

Bryan Fagan, M.D.

Dr. Fagan received his medical training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2004 and completed his orthopaedic residency     at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in June 2009. Following his residency, Dr. Fagan completed a one year Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine fellowship at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson, MS. He is a member of the Mississippi Orthopaedic Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Fagan is board eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He practices at North East Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Longtown.

 

Dr. Mitch Massey photoMitch Massey, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Massey received his medical training at the University of Mississippi in Jackson and completed his internship at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. He completed his residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and joined the NMMC medical staff in 1975. He practices at the Tupelo Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Massey is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

Dr. Clyde Phillips photoClyde Phillips, M.D
Dr. Phillips attended medical school at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, where he also completed his residency. He was a fellow at the Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children in Atlanta, Ga. He practices at the Tupelo Bone and Joint Clinic, and joined the NMMC medical staff in 1984.

 

Dr. William Pillow photoWilliam Pillow, M.D.
Dr. Pillow attended medical school at the University of Mississippi in Jackson and completed his internship at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. He completed his residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and joined the NMMC medical staff in 2001. He practices at the North East Orthopedics Clinic and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

Dr. Gabe Rulewicz photo

Gabriel Rulewicz, M.D.

Dr. Rulewicz attended medical school and completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. He served in the United States Air Force for four years as an orthopedic surgeon, including a deployment to Iraq. He then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at The Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

Dr. Stephen Southworth PhotoStephen Southworth, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Southworth attended medical school at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, where he also completed his residency training. He completed an internship at the Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center in Downey, Calif., and joined the NMMC medical staff in 2000. He practices at the North Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

Dr. James White photoJames White, M.D.
Dr. White completed his medical training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He joined the NMMC medical staff in 1989. He practices at the Tupelo Bone and Joint Clinic and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.