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OrthoAtlanta is Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Provider to Atlanta Football Host Committee for 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship

09.13.2017

Atlanta, GA, September 13, 2017 - OrthoAtlanta has been named the official orthopedic and sports medicine provider to the Atlanta Football Host Committee(AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship to be played on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. OrthoAtlanta is proud to be a part of the AFHC “I’m In” campaign, participating in many activities leading up to, and including, the national championship game.

“As the official orthopedic and sports medicine provider of the Atlanta Football Host Committee, OrthoAtlanta physicians and medical staff will be present at the 2018 CFP National Championship providing one-stop medical services throughout the game to the players, coaches, staff and officials,” said Todd A. Schmidt, MD, OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon and medical director for the Atlanta Football Host Committee. Dr. Schmidt is joined by OrthoAtlanta physicians from multiple orthopedic specialties, plus athletic trainers and administrative staff, who together will be providing 24/7 medical support services during game week and on game day.

In the months leading up to the game, OrthoAtlanta medical staff and management personnel have been working together with AFHC management ensuring that once the teams are selected, the medical needs of the teams, their coaches and staff are served. As shared by Carl Adkins, executive director of the Atlanta Football Host Committee regarding the selection of OrthoAtlanta as the medical partner of the College Football Playoff, “OrthoAtlanta is regarded as the premiere orthopedic and sports medicine physician practice in Atlanta to service the medical needs of national and international athletic events. The proven expertise and credentials of OrthoAtlanta align perfectly with the AFHC mission to provide a one-of-a kind championship experience in Atlanta during the national championship game.”

OrthoAtlanta and college football are two proud Atlanta traditions. As such, OrthoAtlanta physicians and staff are participating in the AFHC “I’m In” campaign. As a kickoff to the college football season, OrthoAtlanta was a supporting sponsor of the Atlanta’s “All In” Championship Luncheon on September 1, 2017. Hosted by the Atlanta Football Host Committee, and held at the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience, the luncheon celebrated the start of the 2017 college football season, and offered attendees insight into the upcoming season by members of ESPN College GameDay, ABC Saturday Night Football, and many others.

OrthoAtlanta is taking part in the celebrated AFHC “I’m In” billboard and social media campaign running through game week. Outdoor boards displaying the OrthoAtlanta logo will be visible across the Atlanta metropolitan area with the “We’re In” message. To share the excitement of the first national championship playoff game to be played in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, OrthoAtlanta will be posting news and behind-the-scenes insights to the OrthoAtlanta web site, OrthoAtlanta.com, and via the OrthoAtlanta Facebook page, www.facebook.com/OrthoAtlanta.

See the full news release for OrthoAtlanta is Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Provider to the Atlanta Football Host Committee for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship.

OrthoAtlanta role is highlighted in the AFHC Atlanta "All In" Magazine, October, 2017.

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