Dr Alonzo Sexton is a believer in the Exercise is Medicine concept. Physical activity and exercise has the ability to treat and prevent many chronic conditions from which patients suffer. Dr Sexton believes that physical inactivity is the greatest health risk of this generation and educates his patients about the dangers of physical inactivity and provides guidance to improve patients quality of life.
Dr Sexton is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in shoulder and knee surgery. He specializes in use of the arthroscope throughout the body. He attended Stanford University for undergraduate prior to graduating from Emory School of Medicine. He completed a residency at Emory in Orthopedic Surgery followed by a fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Dr Sexton has taken care of athletes at all levels, while in New York he served as a team physician for the New York Jets and since 2006 when he arrived in Athens he has been a team physician for the University of Georgia football and basketball teams.
Dr Sexton is married to Dr Shenara Sexton and they have two boys, Austin and Ty. Dr Sexton enjoys golf, travel, skiing and photography.