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Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship
Donald Fowler III, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon who completed his fellowship at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York. Dr. Fowler is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. His specialties include Knee, Shoulder, Hand and Wrist, Elbow and Ankle Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement Surgery, General Orthopaedics and Fracture Care. Dr. Fowler can treat pediatric orthopedic conditions from age 3 and older. Dr. Fowler believes that every patient is an athlete at some level, and he has extensive experience with athletes at the professional, college, high school, and recreational levels. He remains active in research particularly in the fields of ACL reconstruction and meniscal transplantation. Dr. Fowler serves as Chair of Surgery for WellStar Paulding Hospital.
Areas of Interest
- Sports Medicine
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Total Joint Replacement Surgery
- Fracture Care
- General Orthopedics
- Pediatric Orthopedics
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Hand and Wrist
- Elbow Arthroscopy
- Ankle Arthroscopy
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 2014, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship
Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC, 2013, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Medical Degree: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2008, Doctor of Medicine
Undergraduate Degree: Duke University, Durham, NC, 2003, Bachelor of Science, Biology and Anatomy
Memberships & Recognition
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Georgia Orthopaedic Society
- Piedmont Society
- Frank Bassett Society
- STOP Sports Injuries
- Chair of Surgery at WellStar Paulding Hospital
- Principal Reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine
Dr. Fowler currently serves as a Medical Consultant and Atlanta Affiliate physician for the New York Mets Professional Baseball Team. During his sports fellowship, he was Team Physician for the New York Mets, and assisted in care for the New York Giants, New York Knicks, and Brooklyn Nets. While in residency, Dr. Fowler served as Team Physician for both the Duke University Blue Devils Basketball and Football teams.
Dr. Fowler regularly serves as a sidelines physician for many notable Atlanta sports events including the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, and the BB&T Atlanta Open tennis tournament.
Dr. Fowler currently serves as Chair of Surgery at WellStar Paulding Hospital. He is a principal reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Fowler is a committee member of STOP Sports Injuries, a national organization aimed at youth sports injury prevention initiated by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).
Dr. Fowler serves as the Team Physician for several area high schools including McEachern High School in Powder Springs, and to Paulding County and Hiram High Schools in Paulding County, Georgia. Dr. Fowler is the official sports medicine provider to the Stingray Allstars, serving the cheer teams at their Cartersville campus. Dr. Fowler proudly supports the annual Children’s Healthcare Association Teddy Bear Crusade, in 2016 benefitting CHOA and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation helping to care for young patients and their families now and in the future.
WellStar Cobb Hospital
WellStar Paulding Hospital
WellStar Douglas Hospital
WellStar Windy Hill Hospital
Piedmont Fayette Hospital
Member of the Piedmont Clinic
OrthoAtlanta an Official Partner of the 2019 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
OrthoAtlanta is the official sports medicine provider of the 2019 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl pairing the Oklahoma Sooners vs. the LSU Tigers in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
OrthoAtlanta is the Official Sports Medicine provider for the nationally-televised 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Aug. 31 pairing Duke vs. Alabama in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Catch the latest interviews with OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Donald Fowler on 3 Point Conversion Radio.
Donald E. Fowler, MD, Interview with 680 The Fan 93.7 FM Discusses 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Sponsorship
OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Donald E. Fowler, III, MD, discussed the role of OrthoAtlanta as the official orthopedic and sports medicine provider of the 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl during a live radio interview on 680 The Fan / 93.7FM on Friday, December 28, 2018.
OrthoAtlanta is the Official Sports Medicine provider for the nationally-televised 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday, December 29 in a top-10 showdown pairing the Florida Gators vs. Michigan Wolverines at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
OrthoAtlanta Sponsors 2018 Atlanta Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis and OrthoAtlanta Physicians Named Medical Honorees
OrthoAtlanta Austell, Piedmont, Piedmont West and The Battery Atlanta proudly served as local sponsors the 2018 Jingle Bell Run 5K in Atlanta. The Physicians of OrthoAtlanta were recognized as the Medical Honoree of this year’s race/walk to raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation.
Donald Fowler, MD, Interview on 3 Point Conversion Radio Discusses Are Sports Injuries Part of the Game
OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Donald E. Fowler, MD, was interviewed on 3 Point Conversion Radio, as part of live radio broadcast. Dr. Fowler discussed ACL tears, particularly in professional football players.
OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon, Donald Fowler, MD, held a live radio interview with 680 The Fan, 93.7 FM, speaking about sports injuries and treatment options ranging from conservative, non-surgical to surgical, as part of the OrthoAtlanta Battery Atlanta open house.
OrthoAtlanta opens new location at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park, providing orthopedic and sports medicine care to greater Cobb County area community.
OrthoAtlanta welcomes Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs to Atlanta for 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
OrthoAtlanta, the official sports medicine partner of the AFHC, welcomes 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship teams, Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs, in lead up to Jan. 8 championship.
OrthoAtlanta is Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Provider to Atlanta Football Host Committee for 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship
OrthoAtlanta is the Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine provider to the Atlanta Football Host Committee for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship to be held on Monday, January 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
OrthoAtlanta Paulding in Hiram brings Increased staffing, services and facilities to provide one-stop orthopedic and sports medicine care to Paulding county, outside Atlanta, Georgia.
Discusses Partial Rotator Cuff Tears and Treatments