Dr. Michael Gottschalk, MD

Dr. Michael Gottschalk, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Michael Gottschalk, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Dunwoody, GA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

4555 N Shallowford Rd Ste 100

Dunwoody, GA 30338

Contact Information

(404) 251-1566

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
normal
more than 53% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
normal
more than 51% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
normal
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Gottschalk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gottschalk "Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised in Dallas, Texas, I have called Atlanta home for some time now. My wife and I are expecting a new edition to the family in April 2017 and we have relocated to the Dunwoody area. We are very pleased with the area and are proud to be part of the thriving community."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gottschalk "I try and treat patients like they are one of my family.  "

7  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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51  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Skin Grafts
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement
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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.

Education

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Ny U Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gottschalk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gottschalk's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gottschalk to family and friends
81 total reviews (61 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (81)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Gottschalk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (61)

I had dislocated my ring finger at the first knuckle. I was unsure and a little afraid of what he suggested be done; but I said go for it. He attached a crazy looking three pin contraption on my finger that while keeping it in position to heal back together, still allowed for mobility. Kept it...more
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Dr. Gottschalk, Margaret Summers and their team were great. They were professional and knowledgeable at all time. They really made me comfortable and understood my needs. I'm truly grateful for having them as my provider.
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I had a complete shoulder replacement 2/18. From his scheduling secretary to his PA and nurse, all were responsive and caring. Mine was a great outcome.
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Dr G did a great job on draining my shoulder, but there is a scar, but has healed. Continuing shoulder problems are due to my having dislocated both shoulders, rt one 3 times. My Parkinson also affects my overall health and mobility. I use a walker and sometimes am pushed in a walker chair. Last...more
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Dr. Gottschalk performed a reverse left shoulder replacement last February, and I can not possibly sing his praises loud enough. Of all the doctors I've seen over most of my 65 years, he definitely ranks among the 5 best of all time.
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