Dr. Thomas L. Dopson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 59

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Dr. Dopson's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342

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Resurgens Orthopaedics
St. Joseph's
5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900
Atlanta, GA 30342
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    Dr. Dopson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spine Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Vertebroplasty
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
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    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Atlanta Med Center
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dopson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Dopson's Hospital Quality

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    • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

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    • Emory University Hospital Midtown

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    5 out of 5
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    Dr. Dopson was GREAT! Cervical surgery was PAINLESS, and healing time was rapid. Couldn't have asked for more. He has a wonderful bedside manner and I would recommend him to my family and my best friend! Claudia Booth, RN

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    Office Locations

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    Resurgens Orthopaedics
    St. Joseph's
    5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 847-9999 (Office)
    (404) 531-8466 (Fax)
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