Dr. Karthikeyan Ponnusamy, MD

Dr. Karthikeyan Ponnusamy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Karthikeyan Ponnusamy, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Canton, GA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 2011 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

720 Transit Ave Ste 202

Canton, GA 30114

Contact Information

(770) 345-5717

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ponnusamy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 35% of peers
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
more than 26% of peers
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
more than 24% of peers

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Dr. Ponnusamy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ponnusamy "Karthikeyan Ponnusamy, M.D., M.S.E. is a Board Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon, fellowship trained in hip and knee replacements. He specializes in arthroscopy, hip and knee conditions, total and partial knee replacements, total hip replacements (including the direct anterior approach), and general orthopaedics. He is Board Eligible by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and sees patients in the Canton and Woodstock offices. Dr. Ponnusamy received his Medical Degree from Stanford University following a Master of Science Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree both in Biomedical Engineering with honors from Johns Hopkins University. He then completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery also from Johns Hopkins University. After residency, he completed a Hip and Knee Replacement Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario. During his fellowship, he received additional training and earned a Master of Science in Surgery. Dr. Ponnusamy has contributed significant research to the medical community including presentations and publications on stem cells, tissue engineering, robotic surgery, and perioperative patient management. He also has numerous awards and honors including the Ronald Byank Chief Resident Servant Leadership Award, Chief Resident Research Award, and Rhodes Scholar Finalist. Dr. Ponnusamy lives in Woodstock with his wife and son. He enjoys hiking, traveling, and photography"
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13  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ponnusamy does not have any board certifications listed.

23  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

12  Procedures

  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Western Ontario
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ponnusamy has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ponnusamy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponnusamy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponnusamy to family and friends
9 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ponnusamy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I recently had my right knee replaced by Dr. Ponnusamy and I have nothing but good words to say. I followed the instructions from him and the physical therapist and was ahead of all the estimates for recovery. I continue to work on the strengthening of my knee but it is so much better. I am now...more
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Dr. Ponnusamy was a great choice from the very beginning. He's very personable, answering all of my questions in great detail which I appreciated. He's genuine and approachable and I felt he was very interested knowing that I was comfortable with the entire procedure. I am very happy with my hip...more
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I have been singing Dr. Ponnusamy's praises to everyone! He recently performed a bi-lateral knee replacement for me which was my first experience with him. He was extremely thorough, taking his time to be sure I understood my procedure, and showing patience answering all my questions. My surgery...more
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Dr. Ponnusamy definitely took excellent care of me during my recent knee replacements in January and April of 2018. He gave me the time needed to answer all of my questions and supplied all the information I needed. He was on time for all appointments. He followed up with me the day after surgery...more
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Dr. P did a great job on my tibia plateau fracture of my right knee. He explained everything very clearly and eased any concerns I had going into the surgery. After surgery he was always there to answer any questions. I highly recommend Dr. P!!
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