ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome Kevin U. Park, M.D., to its orthopaedic and sports medicine practice, bringing expertise in spinal surgery and treatment to patients in the greater Fayetteville, Newnan and Stockbridge area. With training at leading research hospitals in Boston and Chicago, Dr. Park specializes in the treatment of adult degenerative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal disorders as well as traumatic spinal injury through minimally invasive spinal surgery and motion preservation technology such as total disc arthroplasty.
"Preserving quality of life in patients led me to become a spine surgeon," cited Dr. Park. "Motion preservation technology and minimally invasive procedures, can influence patient outcome, returning them to the things they love doing." As an avid golfer, Dr. Park focuses research on the ability of golfers to return to the sport after lumbar fusion.
"Dr. Park brings exceptional credentials and training in spine surgery and care," stated Dr. Michael Behr, OrthoAtlanta Medical Director. "With spine fellowship training at Harvard's prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Dr. Park brings superior spinal practices to Atlanta communities south of I-20."
Dr. Kevin Park received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. During his first year of medical school, he was relocated to Houston, TX following Hurricane Katrina, but returned to New Orleans the following three years. Dr. Park completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and fellowship training in spine surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Chicago Medical Society, AO Spine Fellow, North American Spine Society and Korean American Spine Society. His research has been presented at both national and international meetings. Dr. Park, fluent in Korean, is a native of Chicago and moved to the Atlanta area with his wife Pauline.
Appointments can be scheduled with Dr. Kevin Park at OrthoAtlanta locations in Fayetteville, 770-460-1900, Newnan, 770-460-4747 and Stockbridge, 770-506-4350.
OrthoAtlanta is one of the largest orthopaedic and sports medicine practices in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area with 13 offices, 35 physicians and more than 50 additional healthcare providers including physician assistants, physical therapists and athletic trainers dedicated to patient care. OrthoAtlanta offers convenient accessibility to a full range of musculoskeletal surgeons, specialists and patient services including on-site physical therapy, five pain management clinics, four imaging centers and two AAAHC surgical centers. Comprehensive operative and non-operative musculoskeletal care and expertise includes sport medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, neck and spine surgery, elbow and shoulder surgery, ankle and foot surgery, pain management, general orthopedics, work related injuries and acute orthopedic urgent care. Learn more at www.OrthoAtlanta.com.