Dr. Joseph Slappey is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with particular interests in knee and shoulder injuries, sports medicine, arthroscopy and total joint replacement.
Dr. Slappey served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery for Mercer University School of Medicine and serves the local community as team physician for area high school & college athletic teams.
Dr. Slappey is known as one of a select few orthopaedic surgeons now certified in Orthotripsy treatment using what is known as the Ossatron.
Hip Care: Including total hip joint replacement, fracture management, arthritis, hip arthroscopy, impingement, tendon repair, tendonitis, joint restoration/preservation, and Labral Repair
Knee Care: Including total knee replacement, cartilage injuries and restoration, arthritis, arthroscopy, meniscus repairs, fracture care, and revision joint replacement
Shoulder Care: Including total shoulder joint replacement, bursitis, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff pathology and repair, arthritis, impingement, joint restoration/preservation, and fracture care.
Sports Medicine: Including arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair, meniscus pathology, cartilage restoration, fracture care, and joint restoration/preservation.
Certification: Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency: Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta
Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
HOSPITAL AND SURGERY CENTER AFFILIATIONS
Medical Center Navicent Health
Coliseum Northside Hospital
OrthoGeorgia Outpatient Surgery Center