Dr. C. Tate Hepper is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow. Dr. Hepper received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, completed his residency at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and his fellowship at Curtis National Hand Center/Union Memorial Hospital. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.


  • MD – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency – Washington University in St Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Fellowship – Curtis National Hand Center/Union Memorial Hospital

Areas of Specialization

  • Biceps Tendon Reinsertion
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Trauma
  • Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Arthritis Surgery
  • Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Surgery
  • Wrist Arthroscopy

Clinic Information

OrthoVirginia St. Mary’s
Medical Office Building West
5899 Bremo Road, Suite 100A
Richmond, Virginia 23226

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