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. Dorris treats shoulders, knees and hips in patients over the age of 40 in the Athens and Royston clinic locations.

Undergraduate

University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 1987

Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
1992

Residency

Emory University Atlanta, GA Orthopedic Surgery 1997

Fellowship

Steadman Hawkins Clinic Vail, CO 1998

Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Clinical Orthopedic Society
  • American Association of Sports Medicine
  • Southern Orthopedic Association
  • Georgia Orthopedic Society
Family

Dr. Dorris and his wife, Leslie, live in Athens with their two boys.

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
St. Mary’s Hospital
Northridge Medical Center
St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia
Athens Orthopedic Surgery Center, Athens
Athens Orthopedic Surgery Center, Loganville

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

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