1422 Old Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909
PHONE (865) 558-4400  |  FAX (865) 558-4471

Meet Our Staff

Rob Hawkins, APRNBC

Rob Hawkins has been associated with Dr. Covino and Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic since 2000. He has been practicing orthopaedics since 1989. Rob is a certified Orthopedic Physicians Assistant and a certified Nurse Practioner. He assists Dr. Covino in all total joint replacement surgical procedures as well as providing care for patients in the office setting. Given his over twenty years of orthopaedic experience, he is a valuable part of Dr. Covino’s joint replacement practice and consistent presence in the surgical experience for our patients.

Tami Anderson, RN

Tami has been employed at Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic and working with Dr. Covino since 1996. She has been involved in orthopaedics for over thirty years as a bedside nurse, head nurse of an orthopaedic hospital unit, case manager and home health nurse, and a nurse specialist in joint replacement surgery. Tami works side by side with Dr. Covino in the office in evaluating all preoperative candidates. She makes rounds during the inpatient hospitalization and coordinates followup care for the patients undergoing joint replacement surgery therefore providing continuity of care and personal service for our patients. Tami’s direct contact is 865-558-4413 and by email at tami.anderson@orthotennesse.com.

Tami’s direct contact is (865) 558-4413 and by email at tami.anderson@orthotennesse.com.

Nancy Lloyd, Administrative Assistant

Nancy is the administrative assistant for Dr. Covino’s team and has been working in this capacity since 1998. She has been involved in the administrative part of orthopaedic surgical practices for 40 years. Nancy provides many years of experience in assisting the team and our patients with administrative tasks. She is available at 865-558- 4414 and by email at nancy.lloyd@orthotennessee.com.

Nancy's direct contact is (865) 558-4414 and by email at nancy.lloyd@orthotennessee.com.

Office Directory

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Dr. Covino's Office Hours

  • Monday: 8am – 11am at North Office
  • Monday: 12:30pm – 3:30pm at Old Weisgarber
  • Thursday: 7:30am – 11am at West Office
  • Thursday: 12:30pm – 3:30pm at Old Weisgarber

Rob Hawkins's Office Hours

  • Monday: 8am – 11am at North Office
  • Monday: 1pm – 4pm at Old Weisgarber
  • Thursday: 8am – 11am at West Office
  • Thursday: 1pm – 4pm at Old Weisgarber
  • Friday: 12pm – 3pm at North Office