Dr. Thomas Dopson, MD

Dr. Thomas Dopson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Thomas Dopson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 847-9999

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

92  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • 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)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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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

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dopson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dopson's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dopson to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Dopson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He is the best Doctor I have ever seen. He replaced both of my knees and did a great job.
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Dr. Thompson is the best you can find. He has done 2 surgeries on me and always answer any questions you have and describes what to expect. Before I had my second surgery I was told to use other doctors. I was not pleases at all with any of them. I then went backs to Dopson and he told me that I do...more
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Every appointment with Dr Dopson has been stat since I have had debilitating pain, due to a herniated disc. He and his staff have been so accommodating & wonderful to me! Every request I have made & need I have is always addressed in a timely manner by his wonderful MA Candy. My first visit I was a...more
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Dr. Dobson is great! Dr. Dobson took his time with my husband and was very detailed in the procedure he was going to preform, he also took the time to answer all of our questions. I highly recommend Dr. Dobson and his staff
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Dr. Dopson was GREAT! Cervical surgery was PAINLESS, and healing time was rapid. Couldn't have asked for more. He has a wonderful bedside manner and I would recommend him to my family and my best friend! Claudia Booth, RN
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