Dr. Greg Erens, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Emory University Orthopedics 1459 Montreal Rd Ste 304, Tucker, GA 30084 Get Directions
(404) 778-3347

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based on 29 total surveys (14 with reviews)
Dr. Erens' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (14)
Dr. Erens is superb. He listens carefully, answers all questions, and explains himself in a manner that is easy to comprehend. He's patient and takes time in addressing all fears and concerns. He's a very knowledgeable and experienced orthopedic surgeon and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my family and friends.
in Stone Mountain, , GA |
I had a hip replacement done by Dr. Erens three months ago, and I couldn't be more pleased! I chose him after extensive research, and was not disappointed in any regard. He was everything I wanted and more! I really can't say enough good things about his office, his procedures, his professionalism, the hospital, the surgery, the ease of everything, and especially the amazing results achieved ! After just a few weeks most people could hardly tell I'd had surgery at all - I'm a huge fan!!!
in Stockbridge, GA |
I am feeling much better since my surgery on January 19, the only pain I have is from the surgery and it is getting better each day.
Peachtree City, GA |
I have had a few health issues not due to my knee and all the health care providers I have to see for the other issues comment on how quickly my knee is healing and how good it looks. I am getting my mobility back much faster and with less constant pain than I expected. I am only four weeks into my knee replacement, but so far am very happy.
in Tyrone, GA |
Dr. Erens made me feel comfortable about the procedure and when I had the operation, He was very informative and again felt very confident I had made the right decision. One week after total knee replacement and I know I picked the best surgeon!
in Atlanta, GA |
This was the single most BIZARRE, FRUSTRATING, AND UNHELPFUL doctor's practice I have ever visited in my entire life, in Atlanta, or anywhere else. After being examined by a woman named "Carmen," later, the staff didn't even know who I was talking about! After a month of trying, I was still unable to book an appointment to get the simple knee injection that they themselves recommended. Unless you enjoy dealing with the most inept staff on planet earth, do yourself a favor... look elsewhere.
in Mableton, GA |
Very kind and did not push surgery on me
in Decatur, GA |
After a T Bone crash 12 years ago, I consulted with Dr. Erens and was advised to wait a "few" years for a total hip. Being athletically active, I tolerated it, but in 2016 the hip limited me with pain and immobility. A re-visit with Dr. Erens left me with no question that he would be my preferred surgeon. His anterior approach has been very successful in my case, and I am thankful for the expertise of Dr. Erens and his team. For friends/family I would recommend this ortho practice!
in Newnan, GA |
Dr.Erens himself is a very professional and caring Doctor and his staff and team members are following In his footsteps. The new procedure for hip replacement is by far for the patients well being and recovery..I will always recommend Dr.Greg Erens....thank you Dr.GE.
in Stone mountain |
I will definitely recomend Dr.Erens to everyone.He was very knowledgeable ,made me feel very at ease and explained every step fully.
in Naples, FL |
Dr. Erens replaced my right hip in 2006. I had absolutely no problems with quick recovery and have had not a single glitch in the 10 years since. Yesterday morning he replaced my left hip using anterior approach and I walked and climbed steps within a few hours, was home 12 hours after arriving at hospital, climbed 18 steps to the front door. I would heartily recommend Dr. Erens and his wonderful staff to anyone who requires hip or knee replacement. He and his staff are competent, & pleasant
in Cumming, GA |
Dr. Erens made me feel very comfortable. He explained my situation and all that would be involved in resolving my problem. His staff was friendly and professional. I left knowing that I am in good hands.
in Woodstock, GA |
Dr. Erens was referred to me by a friend whose husband had hip replacement surgery by Dr. Erens. I found him to be extremely knowledgeable and professional. He patiently answered all my questions and addressed my concerns. I never felt rushed when I had an appointment with him. I had hip teplacement surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago, and I'm doing well. I highly recommend this kind, caring doctor.
in Atlanta, GA |
I would recommend Dr. Erens to my family. He's great bed side manners and great disposition.
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Dr. Erens' Care Philosophy

Dr. Erens is focused on quality care and an exceptional overall patient experience.

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Dr. Erens specializes in joint replacement of the hip and knee. He joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory in 2003. He received his B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and his M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Harvard and further subspecialty fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Arthroplasty at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Dr. Erens is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and focuses his clinical practice on hip and knee replacement. Special interests include: minimally invasive approaches (including direct anterior total hip replacement), rapid recovery and multimodal pain protocols for hip and knee patients (including outpatient joint replacement surgery), partial knee replacement (uni), as well as complex and revision total hip and total knee replacement. He is focused on quality care and an exceptional overall patient experience.

Dr. Erens says...

Dr. Erens is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and focuses his clinical practice on hip and knee replacement. Special interests include: minimally invasive approaches (including direct anterior total hip replacement), rapid recovery and multimodal pain protocols for hip and knee patients (including outpatient joint replacement surgery), partial knee replacement (uni), as well as complex and revision total hip and total knee replacement.

Dr. Erens' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Harvard-Beth Israel Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Posterior Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate