Macon, Georgia – September 2020 – Maharsh K. Patel, MD, Fellowship Trained in Hand & Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery, joins OrthoGeorgia and will be practicing full time in our Macon office located at 3708 Northside Drive. (478) 745-4206.
Dr. Patel earned his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology along with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, graduating summa cum laude. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, graduating summa cum laude. He completed his five-year orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL followed by a fellowship in Hand & Upper Extremity at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has authored multiple scientific articles and book chapters ranging from disorders of the shoulder, elbow, and hand and has presented these on both regional and national levels. He has a particular interest in peripheral nerve surgery, Dupuytren’s disease, and treatment of shoulder, elbow, and hand arthritis including joint replacements. Dr. Patel’s interests also include treating sports injuries including rotator cuff tears/tendonitis, elbow and thumb ligament reconstruction, tendon transfers, arthroscopic surgery of the upper extremity, and fractures of the upper extremity in all ages.
Dr. Patel is originally from Macon, GA and is excited about returning to his hometown.
“My mission is to help restore function and improve the quality of life of people with upper extremity issues involving the shoulder, elbow, or hand. The hand and upper extremity are extremely important in everything we do in our day to day lives and together, we can make sure that patients can do the activities they enjoy and live their lives the way they desire” says Dr. Patel.
Since 1961, OrthoGeorgia surgeons have been the leaders in orthopaedics. The mission of OrthoGeorgia is to provide compassionate, cutting edge, world class orthopaedic care. All OrthoGeorgia surgeons are board certified or board eligible and include surgeons fellowship trained in spine, hand, sports medicine, foot and ankle, and total joint. With six locations in Macon, Warner Robins, Kathleen, Milledgeville, Griffin and Dublin, and over 400 employees across central Georgia, our services include Orthopaedic Urgent Care, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Diagnostic Centers with Digital X-Ray and MRI/CT Technologies, Full Retail Pharmacy, Durable Medical Equipment, a comprehensive Workers’ Compensation program, a Bone Health Clinic, and two Surgery Centers. The care of our patients is our foremost privilege and responsibility.
At OrthoGeorgia, we are proud to have watched our practice grow over the years, and each doctor that joins us shows a strong dedication to our patients and their orthopaedic health and wellness. We work with patients and athletes to address their condition or injury and get them on the path to recovery, answering any questions they have along the way. No matter what type of orthopaedic care or services you need, OrthoGeorgia will be here for you. To make an appointment with Dr. Patel or one of our other orthopaedic specialists at our orthopaedic centers in Central GA, please contact us today!
At OrthoGeorgia, we want to help you live a healthier and more comfortable life by giving those in Macon, Warner Robins, Kathleen, Milledgeville, Dublin, Griffin, and the surrounding areas convenient access to the highest quality care. Whether you have been suffering from a sports injury or a common orthopaedic condition, we will determine the cause of your discomfort and craft a personalized treatment plan to bring you relief. To learn more about our services and our physicians, or to schedule an appointment at OrthoGeorgia, please contact us today.