Dr. Neeru Jayanthi, MD

Dr. Neeru Jayanthi, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Neeru Jayanthi, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Johns Creek, GA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 1998 and specializes in sports medicine.Read his story

6335 Hospital Pkwy Ste 302

Johns Creek, GA 30097

Contact Information

(404) 778-3350

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Jayanthi's Experience

Dr. Jayanthi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Jayanthi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jayanthi "Dr. Jayanthi leads Emory's Tennis Medicine program and is considered one of the country’s leading experts on youth sports health, injuries, and sports training patterns, as well as an international leader in tennis medicine. He is currently the President of the International Society for Tennis Medicine and Science (STMS) and a certified USPTA teaching professional. He has also been a volunteer ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) physician for 15 years, serves as a medical advisor for the WTA (Woman’s Tennis Association) Player Development Panel, and is on the commission for the International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA). He has been selected to the board of directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) twice, and serves as a Consultant for the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, Aspen Institute Sport and Society Program, and Mom’s Team. Dr. Jayanthi has won multiple AMSSM Foundation Research Grants for his collaborative research on early sports specialized training and overuse injury in young athletes. He previously was the medical director of primary care sports medicine at Loyola University Chicago for 12 years where he was voted a “Top Doctor” in the Chicagoland Suburbs prior to being recruited to Emory. He has been a course director nearly 30 times and has been an invited speaker over 150 times to local, regional conferences as well as at national academy conferences, international Sports Medicine, Tennis Medicine, USTA, USPTA, and PTR conferences. He has regularly helped with medical care at the NFL Combines, Chicago Marathon, Division 1 NCAA athletics, and numerous high schools. He has numerous publications, book chapters, and is a reviewer of several sports medicine journals and is an active teaching faculty at Emory University. Dr. Jayanthi, has been featured and/or appeared on ESPN, NPR, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post WGN news Sports Radio, WGN-TV news “Medical Watch,”, ABC news, CBS national radio, WGN and CLTV “Living Healthy” TV show, XM radio, and numerous other media outlets for his innovative research findings on junior tennis players and elite young athletes."


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1  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

6  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

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.


  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jayanthi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Council of Sports Medicine Fitness, Member
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Board Member
  • International Society for Tennis and Medicine Science, President
  • United States Professional Teaching Association, Member

Dr. Jayanthi's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jayanthi'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 (9)

Dr Jayanthi was wonderful. He listened to my concerns, explained things very thoroughly, was patient and not rushed and answered all of my multiple questions. It was great to find an orthopedic who was not rushing to do surgery on my affected problem but to try conservative methods first. The...more
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Dr. Jayanthi (and his Assistant Marissa) is very thorough in his examination and knowledgeable with all results. He has seen both of my teenagers for athletic sports injuries and both have made awesome recoveries!! I would definitely refer Dr. Jay to my friends and family!!! Very friendly,...more
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Dr Jayanthi is very meticulous about understanding the full picture before providing a determination. It's obvious he has a passion for his practice and expertise. I had seen multiple physicians prior to visiting with Dr Jayanthi and he ended up being the one to best decipher my issues, and...more
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I am currently still being seen by Dr Jayanthi and I am very happy with my care. He has always explained everything too me clearly and what to expect in both my care and my recovery. He is always professional and very kind . I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends if they...more
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Why do I recommend Dr. Jayanthi? I recommend Dr. Jayanthi because I feel 100% better! Also, feeling great! The staff schedule appointments in an urgent matter. The office environment is clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly and courteous. The wait time isn't long.
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