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Same-Day Total Hip and Knee Replacement is Available

Dr. D. Hodari Brooks, discusses options for same-day total hip and knee replacement surgery in the July issue of Chapel Hill News & Views.

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OrthoAtlanta Executives, Patricia Brewster and Kitchi Joyce, Named to 2017-2018 American Alliance of Orthopedic Executives (AAOE) Leadership Team

Patricia Brewster second year as AAOE Annual Conference Committee Chair; Kitchi Joyce serves as Board Secretary to this orthopedic educational and advocacy group.

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OrthoAtlanta an Official Partner of the 2017 BB&T Atlanta Open Serves as Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Provider to the Tournament for 8th Year

OrthoAtlanta proudly serves as the official orthopedic and sports medicine provider of the 2017 BB&T Atlanta Open, July 22 – July 30, 2017 at Atlantic Station in Atlanta, GA.

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OrthoAtlanta Stockbridge Arthritis Walk Support Brings Sweet Success

OrthoAtlanta Stockbridge breaks own company fundraising record with contributions to the annual Arthritis Foundation of Georgia Walk to Cure Arthritis. Community efforts extend to Clayton State Athletics and more.

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OrthoAtlanta Brings One-Stop Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Expertise to Peachtree City

Fayette Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Welcomes OrthoAtlanta’s New Office Location in Peachtree City

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BB&T Atlanta Open Tennis

OrthoAtlanta is the Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine provider to the BB&T Atlanta Open, a premiere ATP World Tour 250 Tennis Event. OrthoAtlanta has held this role since the series' return to Atlanta in 2010.

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Finding a New Joint

Dr. Mark Duffield shares insights into shoulder pain and discomfort, and treatment options from non-surgical to reconstructive surgery or replacement.

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Dancing After Spinal Fusion Surgery

Dr. Kevin Park discusses a minimally-invasive approach to traditional laminectomy and spinal fusion in a recent Piedmont Healthcare story.

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Todd Schmidt, MD, OrthoAtlanta, Discusses Complex Shoulder Fractures at GSES 2017 Spring Conference

OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Todd Schmidt, MD, was a presenter at the 2017 Annual Spring Conference of the Georgia Shoulder and Elbow Society (GSES) on April 22, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Snehal Dalal, MD, OrthoAtlanta, Presenter at 2017 Atlanta Trauma Symposium

Snehal Dalal, MD, OrthoAtlanta, Presenter at 2017 Atlanta Trauma Symposium on Common Elbow Injury Considerations

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Snehal Dalal, MD, OrthoAtlanta, is Presenter at 7th Annual Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Conference

OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Snehal Dalal, MD provided training in hand and wrist injuries to Atlanta-area primary care physicians at the at 7th Annual Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Conference.

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OrthoAtlanta Peachtree City Office Opens

OrthoAtlanta Peachtree City office brings one-stop orthopedic and sports medicine care to Peachtree City area

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Join Team OrthoAtlanta on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Annual Arthritis Foundation Walk to Cure Arthritis

OrthoAtlanta Fund-Raisers Culminate in Annual Event to Raise Funds in the Fight to Cure Arthritis

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OrthoAtlanta Snehal C. Dalal, MD, Presents at 8th Annual Gwinnett Medical Center Primary Care Summit

Dr. Snehal Dalal Provides Training in Common Hand Problems to Atlanta Area Primary Care Physicians

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OrthoAtlanta Gwinnett Expansion Brings Added Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Services

New Onsite MRI and Expanded Physical Therapy Offer One-Stop Convenience at OrthoAtlanta Gwinnett

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Deitrick L. Cox, M.D., Physiatrist, Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists

Provides Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services to Patients in the South Cobb Area

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OrthoAtlanta Staff Members Honored at the 2017 Annual Service Awards Banquet

OrthoAtlanta recognizing 5, 10, 15 and 20 Year Employee Service Milestones

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OrthoAtlanta Peachtree City Office to Open

OrthoAtlanta orthopedic and sports medicine specialists will be opening a new office location in Peachtree City, Georgia.

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Tuan Bui, MD, OrthoAtlanta Spine Surgeon Interview on North Fulton Business Radio X

Dr. Tuan Bui shares insights into career and technology trends for patient spine care

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Joint Replacement Surgery is Option for Many in Coweta

Dr. Sharrona Williams is mentioned as orthopedic surgeon who performed a life-changing ankle replacement.

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David A. Brcka, M.D., Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon Joins OrthoAtlanta

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon Serves Patients in the Newnan and Fayetteville Areas

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Are You Texting Your Way to Tendonitis?

Dr. Virginia Jones discusses how texting can cause Tendonitis.

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How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Virginia Jones discusses how to prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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Ankle Replacement Can Relive Pain, Restore Mobility

Dr. Sharrona Williams and her patient Kay Patton share insights into the advances and benefits of total ankle replacement on 11Alive today.

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OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Hodari Brooks, MD, spotlighted in Top Doctors issue of Vinings Lifestyle Magazine, January 2017

Dr. Hodari Brooks is spotlighted in the Top Doctors issue of the Vinings Lifestyle Magazine, January 2017.

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OrthoAtlanta Susan Jordan MD and Sharrona Williams MD Participate in Perry Initiative Encouraging Young Women to Pursue Careers in Orthopedics

Day-long Program Provides Hands-On Training to Young Women Interested in Orthopedics and Engineering and Seeks to Stem the Shortage of Women in Traditionally Male-Dominated Fields

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ORTHOQuick Piedmont West Provides After Hours Orthopedic Urgent Care in Buckhead, Midtown and West Midtown Areas

ORTHOQuick Piedmont West provides after hours orthopaedic urgent care Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Buckhead, Midtown and Atlantic Station neighborhoods in Atlanta Georgia

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OrthoAtlanta Sponsors Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on December 31, 2016 Serving as the Official Sports Medicine Provider

OrthoAtlanta sponsors the 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Game on December 31, serving as the Official Sports Medicine Provider to the sold-out college football playoff semifinal game.

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Snehal Dalal, MD, OrthoAtlanta, is presenter at 2016 Southeastern Medical Legal Symposium discussing Shoulder Injuries

Snehal Dalal, MD, OrthoAtlanta, was a presenter at the 2016 Southeastern Medical Legal Symposium on October 18 and 19, 2016 discussing shoulder injuries in workers' compensation claims.

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Henaku K. Yirenkyi, M.D., orthopedic spine surgeon joins OrthoAtlanta

OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome Dr. Henaku K. Yirenkyi, spine surgeon, to its orthopaedic and sports medicine practice, providing spine care and treatment to patients in the greater Stockbridge, Georgia area.

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Clayton State Athletics Receives $60,000 Donation From OrthoAtlanta; Largest in Program History

Clayton State Athletics has received the single largest donation in the program's 27-year history as longtime partner OrthoAtlanta Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Specialists has agreed to contribute $60,000 towards the renovation of the athletic training room as announced by both organizations on Wednesday, September 7.

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Fall is Football | NorthFulton.com Herald Newspapers | Health & Wellness | September 2016

Dr. Richard Johnston offers football safety tips and is mentioned as sideline physician of the 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.

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Behind the Scenes of a Bowl Game

Dr. Todd Schmidt is mentioned as OrthoAtlanta orthopaedic surgeon and medical director for the 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.

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OrthoAtlanta Sponsors Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game on September 3, 2016 Serving as Official Sports Medicine Provider

OrthoAtlanta sponsors the 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on September 3 serving as the Official Sports Medicine Provider to the nationally-televised collegiate kickoff game.

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Jeffrey P. Smith, M.D., Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists

OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome Jeffrey P. Smith, M.D., to its orthopaedic and sports medicine practice, bringing expertise in foot and ankle surgery and treatment to patients in the Gwinnett, Johns Creek, North Fulton and North Metro areas of Atlanta, Georgia.

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OrthoAtlanta Sponsors Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game on September 3, 2016 Serving as Official Sports Medicine Provider

OrthoAtlanta sponsors the 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on September 3 serving as the Official Sports Medicine Provider to the nationally-televised collegiate kickoff game.

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GHATTAS: Understanding common fall sports-related injuries

Dr. Timothy Ghattas shares insights into common fall season sports injuries.

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Tennis Love | NorthFulton.com Herald Newspapers | Health & Wellness | August 2016

Dr. Snehal Dalal is mentioned as a co-Medical Director of the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open.

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Biking Across America Four Months After Knee Surgery

Dr. Sharrona Williams discusses her experience with biking across America, four months after knee surgery.

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OrthoAtlanta Introduces Kevin Park, Spine Specialist

Dr. Kevin Park brings spine specialty to OrthoAtlanta.

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OrthoAtlanta an Official Partner of the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open as Sports Medicine Provider, Dr. Dalal serves as Co-Medical Director

Dr. Snehal Dalal and Dr. Joseph Wilkes are mentioned as co-Medical Directors of the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open.

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When Are Knee Braces Helpful?

Dr. Michael Behr discusses two main reasons to wear a knee brace.

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When to Treat Pain with Ice vs Heat

Dr. Michael Behr discusses when to treat pain with ice vs. heat.

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Walk with a Doc Set for July 16

Dr. Michael Behr leads Piedmont Fayette Walk with a Doc on July 16, 2016.

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OrthoAtlanta an Official Partner of the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open Serves as Official Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Provider to the Tournament for 7th Year

OrthoAtlanta proudly serves as the official orthopaedic and sports medicine provider of the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open, July 30 – August 7, 2016 at Atlantic Station in Atlanta, GA. OrthoAtlanta shares the excitement of world-class tennis with its own BB&T Atlanta Open Ticket Giveaway from July 1 – 24. Prizes include tickets to the John McEnroe vs. Sergi Bruguera Exhibition Match, the Finals Match and more.

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How to Choose the Best Running Shoes

Dr. Peter Symbas shares tips on choosing the right running shoes and the importance to your feet and running performance.

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Dr. Sharrona Williams, OrthoAtlanta Orthopedic Surgeon, Race Participant in 2016 Race Across America After Recent Total Knee Replacement

OrthoAtlanta orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Sharrona Williams will race in the 2016 Race Across America (RAAM) on Saturday, June 18 after receiving a total knee replacement surgery just 4.5 months prior.

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Surgery Helps Mom Walk Again, Just In Time For Son’s Graduation

Direct anterior approach double hip replacement surgery performed by Dr. Jeremy Statton, M.D., helps mom walk again, just in time for son's graduation.

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Dr. Sharrona Williams Delivers Quinnipiac University 2016 Commencement Address and is Awarded Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

Dr. Sharrona Williams delivers the Quinnipiac University 2016 Commencement Address to the Undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences and is awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Photo Copyright © 2017, Hartford Courant

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Back Pain in the Workplace

Dr. Yong Lee discusses back pain in the workplace and non-surgical options for treatment.

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Dr. Sharrona Williams Explains How Total Ankle Replacements Are an Innovative Surgical Option for Full Ankle Replacement

Dr. Sharrona Williams explains how total ankle replacements are not new, but an innovative surgical option for full ankle replacement that can help some patients suffering from ankle injury and ankle disorders.

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When “Break A Leg” Means More Than Good Luck, OrthoAtlanta Role in the Georgia Entertainment Industry

Dr. Michael Behr and Dr. Joseph Wilkes discuss how the physicians and staff at OrthoAtlanta serve an active role in supporting the burgeoning entertainment industry in Georgia.

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Join Team OrthoAtlanta on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Annual Arthritis Foundation Walk to Cure Arthritis

OrthoAtlanta Fund-Raisers Culminate in Annual Event to Raise Funds in the Fight to Cure Arthritis

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Join OrthoAtlanta Newnan and Fayetteville this Friday, April 29 at the Relay for Life of Coweta County

OrthoAtlanta Multi-Sport Challenge Helps Raise Funds in the Fight Against Cancer

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OrthoAtlanta Piedmont West Celebrates Grand Opening

Ribbon cutting celebration attended by over 100 area business and medical community members in the greater Midtown and Buckhead area

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Josh Day Undergoes Successful Surgery On Broken Thumb, Will Try To Ride At Next MotoAmerica Round

Dr. Michael Slutzky and Dr. Keith Lamberson are mentioned as surgeons in MotoAmerica driver Josh Day's hand surgery.

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Garrick K. Kwok, M.D., Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Pain Management

Dr. Garrick Kwok joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Pain Management.

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Garrick K. Kwok, M.D., Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Pain Management

OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome Garrick K. Kwok, M.D. to its orthopaedic and sports medicine practice, bringing expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation to patients in the greater Atlanta, Georgia, area.

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OrthoAtlanta Snehal C. Dalal, M.D. and David A. Stokes, M.D. Present at 6th Annual Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Conference

OrthoAtlanta physicians, Snehal C. Dalal, M.D., and David A. Stokes, M.D., were presenters at the Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Program 2016 Update for Primary Care Physicians held in Duluth, Georgia, on March 19, 2016.

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OrthoAtlanta Medical Director, Michael J. Behr, M.D., on Annual Medical Mission Trip to Haiti

OrthoAtlanta Medical Director, Michael J. Behr, M.D., is serving the people of Haiti during an annual medical mission trip to the island nation from March 19 to 25, 2016.

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OrthoAtlanta Brookstone Office Closing

The OrthoAtlanta Brookstone office and physical therapy department on Stilesboro Road in Kennesaw, Georgia, will be permanently closed effective March 18, 2016.

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Tuan L. Bui, M.D., OrthoAtlanta, to Speak at Spine Symposium in Seoul, Korea

OrthoAtlanta spine surgeon, Tuan L. Bui, M.D., has been invited to speak at the 12th Soonchunhyang Spine Symposium in Seoul, Korea on March 18, 2016. The international conference held by Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital will be attended by over 250 spine surgeons from around the world.

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OrthoAtlanta Piedmont West Office Opens Serving Patients in Buckhead, Midtown and West Midtown in Atlanta

OrthoAtlanta orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists opened its newest location OrthoAtlanta Piedmont West serving new and existing patients in the rapidly growing Buckhead, Atlantic Station and West Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia.

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OrthoAtlanta Snehal C. Dalal, M.D. Serves as Doctor of the Day at the Georgia State Capitol

OrthoAtlanta physician Snehal C. Dalal, M.D., was honored to serve as the Doctor of the Day at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.

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OrthoAtlanta Staff Members Honored at Annual Service Awards Banquet

Recognizing 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 Year Service Milestones

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Georgia Soccer

OrthoAtlanta is the Official Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Provider to Georgia Soccer.

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USTA SCTA Award to 2015 Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

OrthoAtlanta was proud to be the Title Sponsor of the 2015 Georgia State Wheelchair Grand Prix Tennis Championship. The event won the USTA SCTA Special Tennis Event of the Year Award.

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Atlanta Gladiators Hockey

OrthoAtlanta serves as Official Sports Medicine Provider to the Atlanta Gladiators, an ECHL Hockey team.

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Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

OrthoAtlanta serves as the Official Sports Medicine Provider to the 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, a role it has held for over 20 years.

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Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

OrthoAtlanta is Official Sports Medicine Provider to the 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, a role it has held since this bowl game's 2008 inaugural year.

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Clayton State University

OrthoAtlanta is the Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine provider to Clayton State University, and its NCAA Division II Clayton State Lakers sports program.

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OrthoAtlanta Sponsors 2015 Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis in Atlanta

OrthoAtlanta Piedmont sponsors the Atlanta 2015 Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis.

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OrthoAtlanta Sponsors 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Serving as Official Sports Medicine Provider for Over 20 Years

OrthoAtlanta is proud to serve as the official sports medicine provider to the 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on December 31, 2015 in Atlanta, GA. To commemorate its service to this prestigious Bowl game for over two decades, OrthoAtlanta is celebrating with its own Football Frenzy events including online ticket giveaway promotion.

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Partnership with Georgia Soccer

OrthoAtlanta is proud to partner with Georgia Soccer as the Official Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Provider for the organization. Georgia Soccer is home to more than 80,000 soccer players and over 100 clubs around the state.

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4 Things to Know about Dr. Kevin Park Joining OrthoAtlanta

Becker's Spine Review mentions 4 things to know about Dr. Kevin Park.

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Fayette Office Welcomes New Surgeon

OrthoAtlanta welcomes new spine surgeon, Dr. Kevin Park, to Fayetteville location.

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Christopher A. Jarrett, M.D., OrthoAtlanta, Receives Prestigious Arthritis Foundation 2015 Hugh C. McLeod Award of Excellence

OrthoAtlanta physician, Christopher A. Jarrett, M.D., received the prestigious 2015 Hugh C. McLeod Award of Excellence from the Arthritis Foundation presented annually by their Southeast Region.

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Learn About Hip Pain & New Treatment Options With Dr. Jeremy Statton, OrthoAtlanta Surgeon

Jeremy Statton, M.D., OrthoAtlanta, will provide a community education program on hip pain and available treatment options to residents in the greater Newnan, Georgia, area on October 22, 6 p.m. at the OrthoAtlanta Newnan office. RSVP required. Dr. Statton specializes in the less-invasive anterior approach to hip replacement.

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Tuan L. Bui, M.D., Spine Surgeon, Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists

Tuan L. Bui, M.D., spine surgeon, joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, bringing expertise in spinal care to patients in Gwinnett, North Fulton and South Forsyth counties. Dr. Bui specializes in adult degenerative cervical and lumbar spinal treatment, traumatic spinal injuries, motion preservation technology (total disc arthroplasty) and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

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David A. Stokes, M.D., Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists Specializing in Arthroscopic Surgery

David A. Stokes, M.D., joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, bringing experience in general orthopedics and sports medicine to patients in Gwinnett, North Fulton and South Forsyth counties. Dr. Stokes holds a special interest in arthroscopic surgery for the knee, shoulder and elbow, treatment of dislocated shoulders and shoulder instability.

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M. Jonathan Mathers, M.D., Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, Specializing in Sports Medicine Including Arthroscopic Surgery

M. Jonathan Mathers, M.D., joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, bringing expertise in general orthopedics and sports medicine to patients in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Mathers holds a special interest in advanced arthroscopic surgery for rotator cuff and ACL tears. Affiliated with Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, Dr. Mathers sees patients in the OrthoAtlanta Piedmont office.

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Kevin U. Park, M.D., Spine Surgeon, Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists

Kevin U. Park, MD, spine surgeon, joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists serving patients in Fayetteville, Newnan and Stockbridge, Georgia. Dr. Park treats spinal disorders and traumatic spinal injury through minimally invasive procedures and motion preservation technology.

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OrthoAtlanta Sponsors Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game as Official Sports Medicine Provider

OrthoAtlanta is proud to serve as the official sports medicine provider of the 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on September 5 in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

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Dr. Fowler at New York Mets Spring Training 2015

Dr. Donald Fowler, Orthopedic Consultant for the New York Mets was on hand at their 2015 Spring Training.

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Dr. Wilkes Named to 2015 Clayton State Athletics Hall of Fame

Dr. Joseph Wilkes was inducted into the Clayton State University Athletics Hall of Fame in January 2015, recognizing 20 years of service as team physician.

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