Jerry Feinstein, a longtime cycling enthusiast suffering from a degenerative spine, traded in his wheelchair for a new bicycle thanks to the care he received from Emory orthopaedist John Heller.




On behalf of the Emory Orthopaedic Department I would like to welcome you to our website. As a premier academic department, Emory Orthopaedics strives to excel in patient centered evaluation and management of musculoskeletal problems for patients, in education, and in discovery through research.  Our physician faculty is compsed of doctors highly trained in management of musculoskeletal disorders from several specialties including Family Practice, Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurosurgery and all subspecialty areas of Orthopaedics Surgery. All outpatient services needed including imaging and physical therapy are available at the Emory Orthopaedic and Spine Center as well as multiple other convenient office locations. Whether you are a patient, referring physician or student I trust that browsing the website will provide you with the information you are looking for.

James R. Roberson, MD
Robert P. Kelly Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedics
Emory University School of Medicine

Latest News

Fellowship Update: We are happy to announce our PM&R Fellowship will be increasing its program from one to two fellows beginning in 2017!

  • March 4, 2016
    AAOS Kelly Society Reception
    Rosen Centre Hotel
    Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill
    9840 International Drive

  • March 5, 2016
    AOSSM Alumni Presentation
    9:00am  Final Paper ID# Paper 10
    “Functional Movement Screen and Prior Injury in National Footbal League Combine Athletes.”

  • June 3-4, 2016
    Kelly Day Weekend
    Visiting Professor: Samir Mehta, MD
    Location: TBD

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New Faculty Member
Matthew F. Gary, MD

Dr. Gary was born in La Habra, California and raised in Fort. Lauderdale, FL.
He received his Medical degree from the University of Florida and is a proud graduate of the Emory Neurosurgery Residency.
He enjoys rollerblading on the Silver Comet Trail and on the Atlanta Beltline with his family!
Dr. Gary will join the Emory faculty as a Neurosurgeon, and will see patients at the Executive Park and Midtown location.
  • Alumni:  Do you have some research that you have been working on that you want to share with the Emory Orthopaedic Community?  Are you looking to beef up your CV with added presentations?  Submit your abstract today!  Alumni abstracts will be reviewed by the committee and added to the agenda as time allows.  Please email the title of your talk and your abstract to Shaina Lane at