Julian P. Price, MD

MD

Joined 2011

Dr. Julian Price is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive and reconstructive surgery of the neck and spine.

Dr. Price is a native of Swainsboro, Georgia, and graduated from the University of Georgia majoring in exercise and sports science. After completion of his certification for athletic training, he attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia where he received the Merck Award for academic excellence. Dr. Price completed his orthopaedic residency training in Chattanooga, Tennessee. After completing his residency, he went on to Minneapolis, Minnesota to complete an orthopaedic spine and reconstructive fellowship at Twin Cities Spine Center.

Julian Price

Dr. Price joined Athens Orthopedic Clinic in 2011 and sees patients in Athens and Loganville. He has privileges at St. Mary’s Hospital, Piedmont Athens Regional, Piedmont Walton, and Eastside Medical Center. He performs procedures at both the Athens and Loganville AOC Surgery Centers.

Dr. Price is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society.  He has presented research in the field of spine surgery at both the national and international level. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the GRU/UGA medical partnership campus. He is currently the Chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Undergraduate

The University of Georgia
Athens, GA
2000

Medical School

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA
2005

Residency

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Unit/Erlanger Hospital
Chattanooga, TN
2005- 2010

Fellowship

Twin Cities Spine Center
Minneapolis, MN
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship
2010 – 2011

Professional Memberships

North American Spine Society

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Southern Orthopaedic Association

American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders

National Athletic Trainers Association

Licensure

Medical License, State of Georgia

Certified Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Trainers Association

Research / Publications

Clinical and Radiographic Comparison of Minimally Invasive Surgery with Traditional Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion.  Price J, Schwender J, Schellhas KP. Clinical and Radiologic Comparison of Minimally Invasive With Traditional Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Review of 452 Patients From a Single Center. Clinical Spine Surgery. 31 (2): E121-E126, Mar 2018.

Alvarez RG, Price JP, Marini A, Turner NS, Kitaoka HB, Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity and Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, In: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update Foot and Ankle 4, Pinzur MS et al ed., American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 215-229, 2008.

 

Family

Dr. Price resides in Oconee County with his wife, Kelly, and two sons, Grady and Sam.

Honors / Awards

Associate Editor/Reviewer, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2017-current

University of Georgia Alumni Association 40 Under 40, 2017

Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Erlanger Hospital, 2009- 2010

American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Recipient, 2009

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma Best Orthopaedic Teaching Resident Award, 2008

Presentations

Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery: Is It Possible?: Podium Presentation, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Grand Rounds, January 2018, Chattanooga, TN

Cervical and Lumbar Disorder: Podium Presentation, Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center CME event, August 2017, Athens, GA

Clinical and Radiographic Comparison of Minimally Invasive Surgery with Traditional Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Poster Presentation, American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons Meeting, March 2017, San Deigo, CA

Thoracic and Lumbar Disorders: Podium Presentation, Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center CME event, August 2016, Athens, GA

SPORT Trial: What Have We Learned?: Podium Presentation, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Grand Rounds, August 2015, Chattanooga, TN

Navigating the Adult Spine: Podium Presentation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/American Academy of Physician Assistants Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy, June 2014, Atlanta, GA

Leadership in Orthopaedics, Table Leader, American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum, June 2013, Montreal, Quebec

Cervical Spine Injuries in the Athlete: Podium Presentation, Georgia Sports Symposium, March 2013, Athens, GA

Clinical and Radiographic Comparison of Minimally Invasive Surgery with Traditional Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Podium Presentation, North American Spine Society/Japanese Spine Society Meeting, July 2012, Kauai, HI

Clinical and Radiographic Comparison of Minimally Invasive Surgery with Traditional Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Poster Presentation, American Orthopaedic Association Meeting, June 2012, Washington, DC

Pedicle Resection for Complicated Revision Lumbar Surgery: Podium Presentation, Spine IEP Meeting, November 2011, Miami, FL

Radiologic Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Poster Presentation, Minnesota Orthopedic Society, April 2011, Minneapolis, MN

Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures: Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, March 2010, Chattanooga, TN

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction/Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity: Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, February 2009, Chattanooga, TN

Surgical Treatment of Solitary Bone Plasmacytoma of the Thoracic Spine: Poster Presentation, Resident Research Week,  April 2008, Chattanooga, TN

Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty: Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, February 2008, Chattanooga, TN

Lateral Decubitus Positioning for Reduction and Fixation of Intertrochanteric Femur Fractures Using a Unique Traction Device: Clinical Orthopaedic Society Meeting. September 2007, Memphis, TN.

Professional Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical College of Georgia/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, Athens, GA, April 2012-present

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Georgia School of Public Health, Athens, GA, April 2016-present

Chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department, St. Mary’s Hospital, Athens, GA, 2018-present

Associate Editor/Reviewer, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2017-current

 

 

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
July 2013- present

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Hospital Affiliations

St. Mary’s Health Care System, Athens, GA

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA

Piedmont Walton Hospital, Monroe, GA

Eastside Medical Center, Snellville, GA

Athens Orthopedic Clinic Surgery Center, Athens, GA

Athens Orthopedic Clinic Surgery Center, Loganville, GA

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Athens Orthopedic Clinic

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

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