Hall of Fame

Burton Elrod

TYPE Meritorious Service
YEAR INDUCTED 1996

Dr. Burton Elrod graduated from David Lipscomb in 1972. After leaving Lipscomb, Burton continued his education at the University of Tennessee Medical school where in 1982 he completed his residency. In 1983 Burton completed his Postgraduate in Inglewood, California where he worked closely with many of the professional organizations, including the Los Angeles Rams, Dodgers and Lakers. Today Burton is considered one of the premier Orthopedic Surgeons throughout the country. While Burton has achieved the highest success in his field, he has continued to show the greatest concern for our athletes and coaches here at Lipscomb. Burton's endless hours of treatment and special care for our athletes will always be cherished. Dr. Burton Elrod will always be a great physician and friend to Lipscomb.