Voted one of Atlanta’s best orthopedic surgeons, Kellie K. Middleton, MD, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is a former professional athlete and one of the only women orthopedic specialists in Gwinnett County. Dr. Middleton works with professional athletes, and her brothers were collegiate athletes, so she has the experience to match her expertise in sports medicine.
Dr. Middleton completed her orthopedic fellowship training at New York’s world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). She welcomes underserved people to her practice, including women and minority patients, viewing her work as a way of giving back to the community. She enjoys helping patients and treating the whole person rather than just seeing their injuries.
Dr. Middleton diagnoses and treats arthritis and other causes of knee, elbow, and shoulder pain, including rotator cuff injuries and other conditions typical of thrower's shoulder. Patients benefit from nonsurgical treatments like physical therapy, cortisone injections, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), hyaluronic acid, and stem cell products like ReNu®. Dr. Middleton completes injectable treatments using ultrasound image guidance.
After treating the initial trauma from severe injuries like open fractures and dislocations, Dr. Middleton also handles all the soft tissue, ligament, and tendon damage thanks to her sports medicine expertise. She has exceptional skills in surgeries like partial and total joint replacement, cartilage repair, and ligament and tendon repair/reconstruction.
Dr. Middleton understands that orthopedic problems are distressing and ensures patients feel cared for when they’re vulnerable and in pain. She also connects patients with nutritionists if they need help with weight problems and works with bariatric surgeons. Ultrasound and X-ray diagnostics are available on-site.
Kellie K. Middleton, MD, is devoted to preventing, diagnosing, and treating bone, joint, ligament, tendon, and muscle problems to keep her patients moving. Call the office to learn more, or book an appointment online today.