Dr. Lynn Crosby, MD

Dr. Lynn Crosby, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lynn Crosby, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Augusta University Medical Clinic at West Wheeler

1220 W Wheeler Pkwy

Augusta, GA 30909
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Arm Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Crosby's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Crosby "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis


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28  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point 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.


  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Nd Grand Forks/creighton
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Creighton University Nebr Health Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mid America Orth Asoc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Crosby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Crosby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crosby to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Crosby's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

After I experienced a hunting accident-related broken shoulder in October 2017, Dr. Crosby and his two residents performed a full left shoulder replacement at Augusta Health. From the moment I arrived and was placed into acute care at the ER, I knew I was in good hands. In just two weeks, I'm...more
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Terrific surgeon and an all around good guy. Very patient oriented. He sat at my bedside for a very long time, after my bone & ligament transplant, making sure I was OK. He lifted my leg from underneath (supporting it), unlike some twit who lifted my leg by the ankle. I never pass up an...more
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I am out of network with my Dr. But I am trying to get back to him! Dr. Crosby did my total shoulder replacement,I want to see him for a fallowup. He is the absolutely best doctor I thank, in the field of replacement, I am changing my insurence to be able to allow him to take care of me!
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