Our Mission at Athens Bone and Joint Orthopedic Clinic

Our goal at Athens Bone and Joint Orthopedic Clinic is to provide a high degree of excellence in patient care, evaluation, diagnosis of the patient's orthopedic condition, and the necessary orthopedic treatment for the wellness of our patients in the Northeast Georgia area.  Our orthopedic surgeons are trained and have many years of experience with your orthopedic needs.

John R. Dorris, III, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon Athens GA

  • Pre Medical Education: University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 1987
  • Medical Education: Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA 1992
  • Internship: Emory University Atlanta, GA General Surgery1992 - 1993
  • Residency: Emory University Atlanta, GA Orthopedic Surgery 1993-1997
  • Fellowship: Steadman Hawkins Clinic Vail, CO 1997 - 1998
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Clinical Orthopedic Society American Association of Sports Medicine Southern Orthopedic Association Georgia Orthopedic Society
  • Treats -  Joint Pain, Sports Injuries (ACL tear, Mensicus tear, Rotator Cuff tear, Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Labral Tear), Tendon Pain (Elbow Pain, Heel Pain, Knee Pain), Fractures, and other orthopedic issues. 
  • Dr. Dorris is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Athens, GA, who travels to Commerce and Royston to treat orthopedic surgery needs.

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David W. Bacastow, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon Athens, GA

  • Pre Medical Education: Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 1975
  • Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine 1979
  • Internship: University of South Alabama College of Medicine General Surgery 1980
  • Residency: University of South Alabama College of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery 1984
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member: American Medical Association American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Medical Association of Georgia Southern Orthopaedic Association Crawford W. Long Medical Society
  • Publications: Anderson LD and Bacastow DW. Treatment of Forearm Shaft Fractures with Compression Plates. Contemporary Orthopaedics. June 1984 Vol 8, No. 6, p. 17-25
  • Treats - Joint Pain, Sports Injuries (ACL tear, Mensicus tear, Rotator Cuff tear, Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Labral Tear), Tendon Pain (Elbow Pain, Heel Pain, Knee Pain), Fractures, and other orthopedic issues.
  • Inventions: Clavicle Joystick
  • Dr. Bacastow is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Athens, GA

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David S. Ryan, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon Athens, GA

  • Pre Medical Education:  Wake Forest University, NC  2002
  • Medical Education:  Medical University of South Carolina 2006
  • Internship:  Medical University of South Carolina 2006 – 2007
  • Residency:  University of Florida, Department of Orthopaedics 2007 – 2011
  • Fellowship:  Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery Richmond, VA 2011 – 2012
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons – Part I
  • Member: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Treats - Joint Pain, Sports Injuries (ACL tear, Mensicus tear, Rotator Cuff tear, Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Labral Tear), Tendon Pain (Elbow Pain, Heel Pain, Knee Pain), Fractures, and other orthopedic issues.
  • Dr. Ryan is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Athens, GA, who travels to Elberton to treat orthopedic surgery needs.

 

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L. Yancey Shuman, PA-C

  • Pre Medical Education: University of Georgia Athens, GA 1992
  • Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia Augusta, GA B.S. Physician Assistant Program 1992
  • Medical Education: University of Nebraska Masters of Physician Assistant Studies 2001
  • Physician Assistant Certified 1992 - present
  • Member: Georgia Academy of Physician Assistants Physician Assistants in Orthopeadic Surgery American College of Sports Medicine
  • Treats - Joint Pain, Sports Injuries (ACL tear, Mensicus tear, Rotator Cuff tear, Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Labral Tear), Tendon Pain (Elbow Pain, Heel Pain, Knee Pain), Fractures, and other orthopedic issues.
  • Email - patients@athensboneandjoint.com

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Natalie K. Moseley, PA-C

  • Pre Medical Education: Georgia College & State University, B.S. Biology and Chemistry Minor, Milledgeville, GA  2005
  • Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Augusta, GA  2009
  • Physician Assistant Certified 2009 - present 
  • Member: Georiga Association of Physician Assistants and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Treats - Joint Pain, Sports Injuries (ACL tear, Mensicus tear, Rotator Cuff tear, Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Labral Tear), Tendon Pain (Elbow Pain, Heel Pain, Knee Pain), Fractures, and other orthopedic issues.
  • Email - patients@athensboneandjoint.com

 

 

 

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Darrell Stumler, PT

  • Undergraduate Education:  North Georgia College and State University (BBA) 1992
  • Medical Education:  North Georgia College and State University (MSPT) 2000
  • Has worked in outpatient orthopedics since 2000.
  • Memberships:  American Physical therapy Association, Physical Therapy Association of Georgia  
  • Certified in the McKenzie method for Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment. 
  • Has attended Maitland courses for manual therapy of the spine and extremities, and continuing education for treatment of total joint replacements. 
  • Direct Dial for Athens Bone and Joint Physical Therapy Department (706) 395 -1025
  • Email - pt@athensboneandjoint.com

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Taylor Miller

Office Manager of Athens Bone and Joint Orthopedic Clinic

Direct Dial 706.395.1677

Email - taylor@athensboneandjoint.com

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