Omar Abdul-Hadi, MD, MBA


Joined 2018

Omar Abdul-Hadi, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee.

Prior to joining Athens Orthopedic Clinic, Dr. Abdul-Hadi cared for patients at The CORE Institute in Phoenix, Arizona and at Southern Oregon Orthopedics in Medford, Oregon where he served as the Medical Director for Total Joint Service at Providence Medford Medical Center and was integral in obtaining the Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

Dr. Abdul-Hadi received his fellowship training in adult joint reconstruction from Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania. He was granted the opportunity to study orthopedic traumatology as an AO International Trauma Fellow in Newcastle, Australia. Prior to his fellowship training, Dr. Abdul-Hadi completed his residency and internship program at University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned his medical degree from University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria and obtained his Healthcare Master of Business Administration from the George Washington’s School of Business.

Dr. Abdul-Hadi is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association (UIAA), Oregon Medical Association (OMA) and the Arizona Orthopaedic Society.

For more information visit Dr. Hadi’s Website.



Medical School

University of Damascus
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic



University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago, IL


Fellow in Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA


University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons



State of Georgia

Research / Publications

Management of Supracondylar Fractures of Humerus with Condylar Involvement in Children.  J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Nov-Dec; 25(6):709-16. Abraham E, Gordon A, Abdul-Hadi O.

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Orthopaedics. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug;91(8):2020-7. Abdul- Hadi O, Parvizi J, Austin MS, Viscusi E, Einhorn T.

Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitors and Other Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions. Instr Course Lect. 2009;58:759-68. Austin MS, Abdul-Hadi O, Parvizi J, Viscusi ER, Einhorn T.

Surgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision. By William J. Hozack, MD. “Total Hip Arthroplasty Rapid Recovery Program” chapter. Saunders; (October 12, 2009).

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Knee. By Thomas E. Brown, MD, Quanjun Cui, William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD and Khaled Saleh. “Addressing Ligament Deficiency in Revision TKA” chapter. Saunders; (July 2, 2009).

Essentials in Total Knee Arthroplasty. By Javad Parvizi MD; Brian Klatt MD. “Mechanisms of Failure in Total Knee Arthroplasty” chapter. Slack Incorporated; 1st edition (February 15, 2011).




Hospital Affiliations

Piedmont Walton Hospital
Eastside Medical Center
Athens Orthopedic Surgery Center, Athens
Athens Orthopedic Surgery Center, Loganville

Meet Dr. Hadi

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

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

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