The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia provides comprehensive care for all aspects of orthopaedic surgery.
Faculty members provide general orthopaedic care and are fellowship trained to provide expertise in:

Total joint arthroplasty

total joint arthroplasty

Hand & Upper extremity surgery

hand and upper extremity surgery

Spine surgery

spine surgery

Pediatric orthopaedics

pediatric orthopaedics

Orthopaedic trauma

orthopaedic trauma



Surgeons in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery maintain expertise in the following areas:

  • Treatment for disorders of the hand & upper extremity 
  • All aspects of sports medicine including arthroscopic shoulder decompression & reconstruction

  • Treatment of complex spinal disorders

  • Treatment of musculoskeletal tumors

  • Care for musculoskeletal trauma

  • Adult reconstruction to include complex primary and revision total hip & knee arthroplasty

  • All aspects of pediatric orthopaedics

  • In conjunction with the pediatric neurosurgery, the pediatric orthopaedic service offers specialty clinics for cerebral palsy & myelomeningocele

cearley lab
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Activities in the Department focus on providing clinical services for patients seeking care for orthopaedic problems while maintaining quality educational programs for students and residents. The Department also fosters and supports both laboratory and clinical research efforts.

Orthopaedics News

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Homlar elected president of Georgia Orthopaedic Society

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Teen basketball player back on the court after three injuries, thanks to AU Health clinic

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After being told she may never walk again, AU Health nurse defied the odds

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Contact Us

Department of Orthopaedics

1120 15th Street, BA3300
Augusta, GA 30912