Terry-J-Sites-MDTerry J Sites MD of Harrison Arkansas Sites is a double board certified orthopedic surgeon. He grew up in Little Rock and moved to Missouri during his high school years. He played basketball for Missouri State University before graduating at the top of his class from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of California – Davis in 1990, followed by completing a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He is an advanced specialist in the areas of arthroscopy, joint replacement, fracture care, cartilage restoration, knee reconstruction, and rotator cuff repair.

He has 24 years of experience in orthopedics including academic research and private practice. His experience includes working with the Houston Astros, Sacramento Kings, Houston Oilers, University of Houston Cougars, and 17 years as the team doctor for Springdale High Schools. He has returned many patients, young and old, athlete and fan, back to the field of life.

He has a long standing history of success exemplified by his multiple awards as One of America’s Top Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Sites is married to Odulia and has four sons, Trevor, Taylor, Jaret, and Ryan.

Specialty & Clinical Interests

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1985–1990

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1984–1985

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Board Status

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications & Presentations

  • The biomechanical and morphological changes in the medial collateral ligament of the rabbit after immobilization and remobilization.
  • The effects of strain rate on the properties of the medial collateral ligament in skeletally immature and mature rabbits: a biomechanical and histological study.