Katey Larson

Katey joins the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Spine & Total Joint team after working 5 years in Chicago, IL. During that time, she developed her physical therapy skills working with a variety of patient populations from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Katey attended DePauw University in Indiana where she played on the volleyball team […]

Kayla Emmett, PT, DPT

Kayla joined Athens Orthopedic Clinic in October of 2018 as a Physical Therapist for the Spine/Total Joint and SPARC therapy teams. Prior to joining AOC, Kayla worked in Greensboro, GA where she treated a variety of Orthopedic and Neurological conditions from Stroke patients to Total Joint surgery patients. Kayla received her Bachelors […]

Nick Caropino, PT, DPT, TPI-C

Nick joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist for the Spine and SPARC rehabilitation teams. Having completed his therapy training at The University of St. Augustine with an emphasis in orthopedics and manual therapy, Nick is excited to incorporate his clinical knowledge in providing care for patients of all […]

Peter Heusner, PTA

Peter Heusner has been a member of the AOC Spine Rehab team since 2012 after graduating from Athens Technical College. Peter takes a hands on approach, utilizing manual therapies to help restore function and proper movement patters. He then reinforces those movement patterns with functional exercises to ensure a happy […]

Deanna Long, PT, MPT

Deanna Long, PT, MPT graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 2004 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. She joined the AOC team in 2014. Deanna has spent over half her career specializing in spine therapy. She enjoys using her skills to care for patients with both acute […]

Zach McCain, PTA, TPI-C

Zach McCain is a physical therapist assistant (PTA). He graduated from Athens Technical College. Zach has been practicing physical therapy since 2014 and has been with Athens Orthopedic Clinic since August 2015. Zach specializes in Spine, Total Joint and Aquatic rehab. Zach is also Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified. […]

Jennifer Morlock, MS, PT

Jennifer moved from Kingsport, Tennessee to complete her undergraduate work at the University of Georgia receiving a BS in psychology and a Dance minor. She moved back to Tennessee to receive her masters in physical therapy at East Tennessee State University. She began her practice in 2001 with an emphasis […]

David Pate, MS, MSPT, CSCS

David is a graduate of Appalachian State University in 1992 with a MS in Exercise Physiology and North Georgia College and State University in 1995 with a MS in Physical Therapy. In addition to his extensive experience in the areas of orthopedics and sports medicine, including ten years as a […]

Heather Slonaker, PT, DPT, ATP, CKTP, VRT

Heather has experience working with patients of all ages with complex musculoskeletal diagnoses. As a high school and collegiate athlete, she experienced rehabilitative medicine first-hand through multiple injuries and surgeries.  Heather came to Athens, GA after working in Tampa, FL with high school, collegiate, and professional sports teams around the […]

Ansley Stewart PT, DPT

Ansley joins Athens Orthopedic Clinic as a Physical Therapist for the Spine and Total Joint rehabilitation team. She completed her training at The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with an emphasis in Spinal and Extremity orthopedics. With a prior career as a personal trainer, Ansley has a passion […]

John R. Dorris, III, MD

Dr. Dorris is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  Dr. Dorris completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Emory University.  After his residency, he went to Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado to complete his fellowship.  Dr. […]

John R. Manfredi, MD

Joined 2007

Dr. John R. Manfredi received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. His areas of specialty at Athens Orthopedic Clinic include Total Joint.

David S. Ryan, MD

Dr. Ryan is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.  Dr. Ryan completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Florida.  After completing his residency, he went to Richmond, Virginia to complete his fellowship at the Orthopaedic Research […]

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

1765 Old West Broad St. Bldg. 2, Ste. 200,
Athens, Georgia 30606

view more locations