Robert W. Bruce, MD

Robert W. 
Emory Clinic

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Orthopaedic Surgery (Board certified since 1996)
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cerebral palsy
Ilizarov limb deformity
limb lengthening
spinal surgery
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
404 778-3350

Ortho/Spine Priority Line
404 778-3363
About Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce is board certified in pediatric orthopedics. Dr. Bruce has been a fixture in the Atlanta community for 17 years. His interests in spinal conditions include caring for all forms of pediatric spinal problems with an emphasis on idiopathic scoliosis and scoliosis in patients with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disease.

He is the director of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) cerebral palsy program and has a tremendous experience caring for all types of orthopaedic conditions in children with cerebral palsy from the spine to the hips to the feet. Dr. Bruce is also specialty trained in Ilizarov and the treatment of leg length differences and angular deformities.

Outside of his clinical duties, Dr. Bruce serves on the CHOA medical board, is the past medical director of Egleston campus, and is currently the head of the orthopaedic team at Egleston hospital.

Year Started Practicing: 1993
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1995
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Major or Recent Publications:

Influenza A induced rhabdomyolysis resulting in extensive compartment syndrome. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (375)243-9, 2000, .

Torsional and angular deformities. Pediatric Clinics of North America 43(4)867-81, 1996, .

Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 1988

Fairview- University Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 1989

Fairview- University Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 1993

Gillette Children's Hospital, St. Paul, MN 1994
Fairview- University Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 1994