Our mission is to provide a comprehensive team approach with a time-honored commitment to compassionate care for an excellent outcome. We're grateful to have such fantastic reviews from patients who have overcome medical hardships with our Physicians' help.
Mahalia Laguines has had a total of 3 surgeries at OrthoGeorgia. OrthoGeorgia Foot and Ankle Specialist, John Chrabuszcz, MD, provided care for Mahalia as a student athlete. Mahalia was able to continue playing soccer in her team's championship, then on a scholarship at Emory University. Care at OrthoGeorgia's Foot & Ankle Center played a part in allowing Mahalia to continue to pursuing her dream of going on to medical school and becoming a physician.
Houston County athlete, Ty Waters, suffered an injury after being tackled during a high school football game. OrthoGeorgia Sports Medicine Specialist, Jonathan Harris, MD, performed surgery within hours. Surgery and physical therapy at OrthoGeorgia allowed Ty to get back to playing baseball and football for the Houston County Bears. Go Bears!
OrthoGeorgia Director of DME Shares his Experience as an OrthoGeorgia Hip Replacement Patient
Dr. Stephen Taunton was a practicing physician in Forsyth, Georgia for 40 years. He referred hundreds of his patients in need of orthopaedic care to OrthoGeorgia. Dr. Taunton is also a patient at OrthoGeorgia. He explains what sets OrthoGeorgia apart and why there is no need to travel for exceptional orthopaedic care in Georgia.
Dr. Stephen Taunton went to see OrthoGeorgia's Dr. Patel for one hand issue and another elbow condition was also uncovered during evaluation. Dr. Patel performed two surgeries under one anethesia on Dr. Taunton, and he hasn't experienced any problems with his hand or elbow since.
Dr. Stephen Taunton shares about his experience with OrthoGeorgia and OrthoGeorgia Orthopaedic Specialist, Dennis K. Jorgensen, MD. After hip replacement surgery with Dr. Jorgensen, Dr. Taunton returns to his active life with family.
Joel Stringer had his left hip replaced with Dr. Pope and was backpacking within 3 months. He's returned for additional surgeries of his right hip and both knees, due to his successful outcome.
2022 GA Slalom Ski Champion Darren Suggs is a long time patient of OrthoGeorgia, being treated for various injuries, including knee, hand, and back conditions. With the help of our orthopaedic specialists and care, Darren is able to enjoy hunting, fishing, waterskiing and snow skiing!
After being referred to OrthoGeorgia, Nancy was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome and treated by Dr. Blackwell. She's been treated for multiple hand issues, and says OrthoGeorgia is the only place she trusts!
After a bad fall with a broken elbow, repaired by Dr. Robinson, Lynne was informed her bones were soft and was recommended to our Bone Health Clinic.
Kristen Andrews had knee arthritis and no cartilage in her knees. Dr. Slappey replaced both knees, and "Now, I can go back to doing the things that I love.
Avid rock climber gets a new lease on life after a fall, thanks to OrthoGeorgia.
Mercer University basketball player is back in the game with the help of OrthoGeorgia's Sports Medicine team.
First time Grandma thanks OrthoGeorgia for helping her live actively with rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Pope and OrthoGeorgia got me right in and did surgery within days.
Thanks to the team over at OrthoGeorgia, they've done a tremendous job and get us back out and performing every single weekend to the best of our ability.
Joe McDaniel cleared for tournaments two months after knee surgery.
I had a torn rotator cuff, and he did a tremendous job, Not only the surgery but the therapy I got.
I was having a lot of pain in my shoulder they took some of the bone out and then they cleaned up where I had some small tears.
Dr. Thomas was a good doctor because he had worked with NFL teams, with my physical therapy I was actually able to get back in time for region and playoffs.
I was just hobbling around the courts for the longest time. I would tell them to go to OrthoGeorgia.
"I can't thank them enough for all they do in the community - feeding the children and helping the senior citizens. I am honored to be a patient at OrthoGeorgia."
"Now I can do ballet, bake, cartwheels and do lots of other fun stuff - OrthoGeorgia is the best!"
"walked my date out at prom, walked out at graduation…I'd just like to thank OrthoGeorgia, I finally got my life back and I can do the things I love!"
"I went to OrthoGeorgia for surgery and rehab and now I am back to doing what I do like football and basketball. Thanks OrthoGeorgia for putting me back on the field!"
"best part about it was being home that night…did rehab here, xrays here, pharmacists here, you name it...OrthoGeorgia was my choice for orthopaedic excellence."
“I really like Dr. Brooks. I'll be honest I'm stubborn and I don't listen to a lot of people and he was right to the point with me about what I needed to do and what was happening... and it feels better now than it did 10, 15, 20 years ago it really does."
“It was very convenient, people were attentive... on a scale of 1-10, I'd have to say 10, honestly. I hope I don't have another replacement, but if I do, I'll come back to OrthoGeorgia."
“I love my new hip, I’m free of pain, and I can walk again! I love OrthoGeorgia and Dr. Thornsberry!"
“I’ve been on my bike, I can kneel at the alter and pray, and I can walk without a limp. There’s hardly any pain in my leg!”
“At OrthoGeorgia, they made sure I was ready to get after my Senior Year in the best way possible and, more than that, that I'd be ready to go to Georgia in the Fall.”
“My hand was severed, amputated at the palm. My mom insisted that I was taken to Macon, because she knew that Dr. Floyd was the best in the game.”
“Dr.Schnetzer he did surgery on me, very good doctor. That's the doctor you want to work on you, somebody that go in and see a problem, and fix it. It's the same thing I do in my passion with cars."
“About an hour after I came out of the recovery room and they had me walking down the hall. It was the most unbelievable thing you've ever seen."
“Dr. Jorgensen would be the one handling her surgery and we have a long relationship with OrthoGeorgia, they are our team physicians and so I knew she was in great hands with OrthoGeorgia."
"There was a time when I didn't know that I'd be able to run again and their team helped me to be able to put my best foot forward."