OrthoAtlanta provides on-court coverage for Chick-fil-A kickoff games
ATLANTE, September 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta will serve as the official orthopedic sports medicine provider for this year’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games featuring Oregon vs. Georgia on Saturday September 3 and Clemson versus. Georgia Technology on Monday, September 5. OrthoAtlanta has been the official provider of orthopedics and sports medicine for over 10 years since the inception of the Chick-fil-A Kick Off Games.
“We are honored to be here again to support Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games and its players,” said Todd Schmidt, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports physician. “Our role on the pitch is important, as we make sure all the players are safe, and in the event of an injury, we are there to provide the best treatment for sports-related injuries.” Dr. Schmidt has been the medical director of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games since the first kickoff game in 2008.
According to Schmidt, while teams typically travel with their own medical support staff, OrthoAtlanta is there for local teams as well as those traveling from out of state, serving as a key medical point of contact and helping with everything. orthopedics and sports medicine needs.
“OrthoAtlanta’s physicians and medical staff work with Peach Bowl staff, teams and officials, to provide the best medical services each year,” said Gary StokanChief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of Peach Bowl, Inc. “We are grateful for the expertise and support OrthoAtlanta provides to our teams, helping to make the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games possible.”
OrthoAtlanta is one of the largest physician-owned orthopedic and sports medicine practices in the Southeast, offering an integrated approach to delivering musculoskeletal care. With over 50 physicians working in 18 practices, the practice provides the highest level of patient care for injuries or deformities of the muscles, joints, bones and spine. OrthoAtlanta offers convenient access to a full range of musculoskeletal surgeons, specialists, and patient services, including on-site physical therapy, pain management care, six MRI imaging centers, and coordination of workers’ compensation. OrthoAtlanta Surgery Centers in Austell and Fayetteville provide cost-effective, same-day surgical procedures at a licensed outpatient center. Comprehensive operative and non-operative musculoskeletal care and expertise includes sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery, neck and spine surgery, elbow and shoulder, hand and wrist surgery, foot and ankle surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, treatment of arthritis, general orthopedic care, acute occupational and orthopedic injuries.
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