Dr. Theodis Buggs Jr, MD

Dr. Theodis Buggs Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Theodis Buggs Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

20 Glenlake Pkwy

Atlanta, GA 30328

Contact Information

(404) 365-0966

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Arthroscopy
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more than 48% of peers
Ataxia
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more than 34% of peers
Knee Disorders
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more than 32% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Injury
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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33  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • 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 Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • Clark College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Baptist Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buggs Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buggs Jr' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buggs Jr to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Buggs Jr' 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 (3)

I had anterior hip replacement with Dr. Buggs as my surgeon...He is awesome and the surgery was flawless...I have highly recommended him to multiple people..
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I have seen this doctor three times regarding the limited mobility and swelling behind my knee. We have done X-rays and a MRI. He has yet to give me a clear diagnosis and has left me confused. Offers no solutions or plan of action. When I asked more questions about the plan of action, his answer...more
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Outstanding orthopedist. Very thorough and precise in his approach to my hip situation. I would definitely recommend Dr. Buggs for any medical care concerning the hip.
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