Recent News

Cumming office is newly remodeled and expanded!

Our Cumming office has recently been re-modeled and expanded to better serve the growing Forsyth County population! Our waiting room has more than doubled in size for our patients' comfort, and there are additional exam rooms so our physicians can see more patients. We also provide same-day care in Cumming and our other offices located throughout greater Atlanta. You can schedule an appointment by calling 833-3URGENT.

Why Dr. William Littlefield is the go-to hand doctor in Forsyth County

For many parents, a child breaking a bone can be a stressful and anxious experience - especially if that child is an athlete. So many questions can roam around a parent's mind. What's the best treatment option? Who's the best doctor in town for this kind of injury? Will my child be able to play sports again?

For one Forsyth County, that exact scenario played out a few years ago. Robin Beer's son Seth broke his thumb while playing high school football. Robin asked around and quickly learned that Dr. William Littlefield at Peachtree Orthopedics was THE go-to doctor for hand injuries.

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Dr. Walter McClelland moderates and speaks at American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting

Dr. Walter McClelland was the moderator and speaker for an Instructional Course Lecture at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas in September. The ICL was titled "Current Techniques in Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery," and Dr. McClelland's talk was on "Arthroscopic Options for the Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tear."

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Peachtree Orthopedics congratulates Bright Futures Atlanta

Peachtree Orthopedics would like to congratulate Bright Futures ATL on the dedication of their new youth center. Over the past year, Peachtree Orthopedics employees volunteered their services by helping with landscaping and various other needs in preparation for the construction of the center.

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Dr. Timothy Griffith publishes latest "Tommy John" study

Our very own Dr. Timothy Griffith has done it again with another comprehensive study on revision UCL reconstruction (or "Tommy John" surgery)!

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Haiti Mission Trip in May 2019

This past May, Dr. Michael Bernot, Dr. Ashok Reddy and Dr. Hal Silcox III traveled to Haiti to provide much-needed and vital orthopedic care to people in need. In less than a week, they volunteered their services and performed 15 surgeries for adults and children. These surgeries gave the Haitians a new lease on life, and many were able to return to work and school.

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We're Open on Saturday!

We know that orthopedic accidents don't just happen during the week, so we're here for you on Saturday mornings as well so you can carry on with your weekend.

- See an orthopedic specialist right from the start.
- Avoid a trip to the ER.
- Get immediate specialty care for minor orthopedic injuries needing urgent attention but do not require an ER visit, such as:

- Sprained or twisted ankles
- Broken or fractured bone
- Injury at sports practice
- Neck or back pain
- Muscle strains or tears
- Injury after a fall

Peachtree Orthopedics' Saturday Clinic is open from 9 - 11 a.m. at our West Paces office. Call 404-355-0743 for a same day appointment with a certified orthopedic specialist.

Outpatient Joint Replacement at Peachtree Orthopedics

Outpatient total joint replacement has been made possible by recent advances in technology, anesthesia, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Streamlined surgery, along with the proper physical therapy regimen, means an easier procedure and a faster recovery. Other benefits include:
  • Outpatient surgery centers are less intimidating for patients.
  • A streamlined procedure means lower out-of-pocket costs.
  • Minimized tissue damage, less scarring and fewer complications.
  • Pain management techniques for less medication, fewer side effects.
  • Being home the same day and a quicker return to your activities.

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Feel Better Faster | Video

It's our goal to get back to doing the things you love. Watch the video and find out why Atlanta trusts Peachtree Orthopedics.

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Saturday Morning Clinic

Our Saturday Clinic, now primarily held at our West Paces location or occasionally at our Northside location, is open every Saturday from 9 - 11 a.m. Walk-ins welcome or appointments available: whatever works best for YOU.

Call 404-355-0743 to learn more and to confirm the location for the date you'd like to visit.

AAOS Face-Off

By: Xavier A. Duralde, MD and Walter B. McClelland Jr, MD

Dr. Xavier Duralde and Dr. Walter McClelland were featured in a recent American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) publication (AAOS Now) debating the treatment approach to bicep tendon pathology. This prestigious publication is read by a global network of over 39,000 orthopedists.

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GSU+Peachtree Orthopedics

We were proud to be the presenting game sponsor during the February 18 men's basketball game vs. UT Arlington. This included an on-court presentation to Dr. Etty Griffin, long-time GSU men's baskeball team physician, and her assistant, Tanya Maxwell. Go Panthers!

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