Dr. Robert Yarbrough, MD

Dr. Robert Yarbrough, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Robert Yarbrough, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cumming, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Emory University in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

4150 Deputy Bill Cantrell Memorial Rd

Cumming, GA 30041

Contact Information

(770) 886-8111

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Yarbrough's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yarbrough "I understand the challenges that my patients face on a daily basis and it is my mission to provide excellent, patient-focused care for Forsyth County and the surrounding areas. I have extensive training in the surgical treatment of hip and knee injuries, joint replacement and general orthopaedic injuries. I am a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon and my areas of interest and expertise include knee and hip replacement, anterior approach hip replacement, and sports medicine. Thank you for entrusting your healthcare to Resurgens and my team. We will do our best to work together to come up with a treatment plan that gets you back to pain-free lifestyle. Dr. Yarbrough is married with three children. His current hobbies include fly-fishing, mountain biking,playing guitar, and lacrosse with his sons."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yarbrough "Our mission is to provide excellent, patient-focused and comprehensive musculoskeletal care to the Atlanta community and surrounding areas."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

62  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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32  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 4/10/2014
    Amount or Range: $350,000.00
    State: 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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Medical University of South Carolina / College of Dental Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yarbrough has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Yarbrough has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yarbrough's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yarbrough to family and friends
49 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (45)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Yarbrough'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 (17)

Dr. Yarbrough did total knee replacement. He and his staff are very compassionate and caring. Answered all my questions and concerns in a timely manner and in terms I could understand. I highly recommend Dr. Yarbrough.
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Hi Denise and thank you for sharing your experience! We will be sure to share your kind words with Dr. Yarbrough and his staff!

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I had full knee replacement in Oct I'm already walking, movement is excellent. My surgery cut is very neatly done to leave a very light scar. My pain has been minimal except during pt but that's natural Dr Yarbrough manages my pain levels and I can call ask him if any questions He even called me...more
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Hi Mary and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are thrilled to hear about your positive knee replacement surgery!

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I had a knee replacement in late May 2017. My condition was bone-on-bone in the knee. I have had minimal pain and is very pleased with the care and results. Dr. Yarbrough is very competent and treats his patients as one who cares.
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I went in for a hip replacement. The first thing I noticed upon arrival was the nature with which you are greeted…very professional but also very personal. Met with the staff to go through all of the pre op testing, x-rays etc. Having the hip replacement done by Dr Yarbrough was the best...more
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Dr. Yarbrough had replace my right hip on April 10, 2017. A little over 3 weeks later I am cutting the grass, walking the dog and climbing stairs without a problem. I was a little discouraged the first week but if you follow the exercise program things can improve quickly. My limp is gone, the...more
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