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Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowships
Todd Schmidt, M.D., is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow. Dr. Schmidt is fellowship trained in both shoulder surgery and sports medicine. His practice includes orthopedic surgery with a special interest in sports medicine, shoulder, hip and knee disorders, fracture care and arthritic joint reconstruction. He is an innovator in the use of computer-assisted surgery in joint replacement and in the evaluation of hip disorders, and the use of arthroscopy to treat them. Prior to his founding role in OrthoAtlanta, Dr. Schmidt held leadership positions on the Board of Directors for Piedmont Healthcare and Chair of the Department of Surgery and Chief of the Medical Staff at Piedmont Henry Hospital. He also has served as the Board Chair and Finance Chair at OrthoAtlanta.
Areas of Interest
- Sports Medicine
- Arthritic Joint Reconstruction
- Computer-assisted surgery in Joint Replacement
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Hip Arthroscopy
- Young Adult Hip Problems
- Fracture Care
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Subspecialty Certificate: Sports Medicine
- Subspecialty Certificate: Shoulder Surgery
Fellowship: University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 1989, Richard J. Hawkins, M.D.,
Shoulder Surgery Fellowship
Fellowship: The Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA, 1989, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Residency: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1988, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Medical Degree: University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, 1983, Doctor of Medicine
Undergraduate Degree: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peters, MN, 1979, Bachelor of Arts
Memberships & Recognition
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
- Georgia Orthopaedic Society – Past President
- Medical Association of Georgia
- Hughston Society
- Atlanta Orthopaedic Society
- American College of Sports Medicine
- International Society of Hip Arthroscopy
- American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
- Hawkins Shoulder Association
- Southern Orthopaedic Association
- Emory University School of Medicine, Associate Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Preceptor Physician Assistant Program
Dr. Schmidt is a past Chairman of OrthoAtlanta having been a partner of the group for 25 years. He is also on the Board of Counselors of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and serves on the governing board of both Piedmont HealthCare and Piedmont Henry Hospital.
Dr. Schmidt is active in community athletic events, having served as a physician for the USA Olympic Sports Medicine Association and the Special Olympics. He also serves as the Medical Director for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Dr. Schmidt was recently named Medical Director for the Atlanta Football Host Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship. Dr. Schmidt has been an associate team physician for the Atlanta Falcons NFL team. In addition, he continues his relationship as team physician for Union Grove High School and Strong Rock Christian School in Henry county.
Piedmont Henry Hospital
Piedmont Fayette Hospital
Piedmont Newnan Hospital
Member of the Piedmont Clinic
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 is Official Sports Medicine Provider of 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games on September 2 & 4
OrthoAtlanta is the official sports medicine provider for the nationally-televised 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games on September 2 & 4 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. OrthoAtlanta ticket giveaway offers Georgia residents the chance to win two tickets to the sold-out Labor Day game pairing Georgia Tech against Tennessee.
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.
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.
Dr. Todd Schmidt is mentioned as OrthoAtlanta orthopaedic surgeon and medical director for the 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.
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.