Sports Medicine

Treatments & Procedures

The Sports Medicine Division treats athletic injuries of all kinds; see below for a list of some commonly addressed conditions and select procedures that we perform.

The conditions we treat include: Articular cartilage injuries, Biceps tendon injuries, Fractures, Hip labral tears, Meniscus Tears, Rotator cuff tears, Runners knee (patellofemoral syndrome), Shoulder dislocations, Shoulder instability, Shoulder separations, Sprains, Tendinitis and Tennis elbow.

The procedures we perform include the following.

  • Cartilage Repair/Restoration
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
  • DeNovo NT Implantation
  • Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation
  • Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation (OATs)
  • Microfracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Treatment of Osteochondritis Dessicans
  • Treatment of Thrower's Elbow
  • Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
  • Hip: Proximal Hamstring Repair
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee Arthroscopy – Ligament Reconstruction and Treatment of OCD
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft
  • Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Allograft
  • Hamstrings Autograft
  • Hamstrings Allograft
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Treatment of Osteochondritis Dessicans (OCD)
  • Knee Arthroplasty/Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement (Unicompartmental Replacement, Patellofemoral Replacement, MAKOplasty)
  • Knee Osteotomies
  • Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Lateral Opening Wedge Distal Femoral Osteotomy
  • Anteromedialization/Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy (AMZ or Fulkerson Osteotomy)
  • Meniscus Allograft Transplantation
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Inside-Out
  • All-Inside
  • Patellar Instability Surgery
  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Repair
  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Lateral Release
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • SLAP Repair (Superior Labrum Anterior to Posterior)
  • Labral Repair (Bankart Repair)
  • Biceps Tenodesis
  • Subacromial Decompression
  • Distal Clavicle Excision
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction (Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction)
  • Capsular Release
  • Cartilage Restoration of the Glenohumeral Joint (Microfracture)
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty/Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacemnt
  • Shoulder Pectoralis Major Repair


Elbow injuries are most commonly associated with sports activities such as tennis and baseball. The elbow is an exceptionally complex joint-it's made up of the humerous (upper arm bone), the ulna (larger of the lower arm bones), and the radius (the smaller in bone in the lower arm), along with a delicate intersection of muscles, tendons and ligaments.


Emory Sports Medicine is a one-stop shop for the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of all problems of the foot and ankle, with both surgical and non-surgical treatment provided by our expert foot and ankle orthopedists.


Our wrists, hands and fingers are intricate collections of muscles and joints that we put to use in hundreds of ways, every day. But we often never fully appreciate how much we use them – until we've suffered an injury or painful condition in the area.


If you engage in sport, you run the risk of suffering a head injury. A stray ball, a helmet-to-helmet collision, an awkward fall, and countless other scenarios often result in the head sustaining an injury such as concussion.


A twist of the knee during physical activity results in pain and swelling. We know the scenario of an ACL injury, patella dislocation, or cartilage damage all too well, and while it's never pretty, it is possible to make a full recovery.


We specialize in treating all shoulder injuries. Our physicians are nationally recognized leaders in their surgical field, helping to initiate and design the latest shoulder-injury procedures.

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