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!

The orthopedic surgery match results are in. Welcome, class of 2021!

Russell Holzgrefe
The University of Virginia

Thomas Neustein
Emory University
School of Medicine

Keith Orland
Medical University of South Carolina

Andrew Schwartz
Albert Einstein College of Yeshiva

R. Matthew Wham
The University of Tennessee
Health Science Center

Jacob Wilson
Medical College of Wisconsin

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

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New Faculty Members:

John Keel, MD – Spine
Dr. Keel will be joining our Emory Orthopaedics, Sports & Spine Team as a non-surgical, Spine Physician and will see patients at Executive Park.

George Guild, MD – Orthopaedics (Joint Replacement)
Dr. Guild will be joining our Emory Orthopaedics, Sports & Spine team as a Hip & Knee Total Joint Surgeon, and will see patients at Executive Park and Tucker.

  • 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