Alonzo T. Sexton II, MD

Joined 2006

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.


Research / Publications

“Graft Options for Revision ACL Surgery- Which is the Most Effective:”
Controversies in Knee Surgery
pgs. 193-211 2004

“Biomechanical Comparison of Screw vs Fiberwire (trademark) Fixation for Stabilization of the Syndesmosis is a Cadaveric Model”
2004 Research Day
Emory University

“Results of Osteochondral Autograph Transplantation and Arthroscopic Drilling in the Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus”
2003 Georgia Orthopedic Society Meeting
Alabama Sports Medicine Institute

“The Effects of Rat Hindlimb Suspension on the Expression of Bone Morphogenetic Protein mRNA”
2001 Research Day
Emory University

“Biomechanical Comparison of Fixation Methods for 1st Metatarsal Fusion”
1999 Eastern Student Research Forum

Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy

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This video is about minimally invasive knee surgery using an arthroscope to partially remove a torn meniscus.

What to expect on your day of surgery at AOC

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In this video Dr Alonzo Sexton discusses what to expect on the day of surgery at the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Surgery Center