Waldo E. Floyd III, M.D. received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, with two years of training in general surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. He completed a four-year residency in orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School where he was Chief Orthopaedic Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
After completing a fellowship in hand surgery at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, Dr. Floyd III returned to his Georgia home upon completion of his formal training and joined The Macon Orthopaedic and Hand Center in 1987.
Dr. Floyd has limited his practice to surgery of the hand and the upper limb. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand. He is active in the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery's Maintenance of Certification program.
Dr. Floyd is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Orthopaedic Association. He has served on the Board of Councilors of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Floyd has been President of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society and the Georgia Society for Surgery of the Hand. He was Chief of Surgery at the Medical Center of Central Georgia from 2004-2010. Dr. Floyd is Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Mercer University School of Medicine.
Dr. Floyd has published numerous articles and book chapters dealing with hand and orthopaedic surgery and has served for many years as a Consultant Reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery.
Dr. Floyd is married to Katherine McArthur Floyd and has a son, a daughter, and two step-daughters.