Kyle Hammond, M.D.

Kyle  Hammond, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Areas of Clinical Interest:
arthroscopic surgery
hip surgery
lower extremity reconstruction
magnetic resonance imaging
sports medicine
upper extremities
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
6335 Hospital Pkwy Ste 302
Johns Creek, GA 30097
(404) 778-3350

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-3350

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
4555 N. Shallowford Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(404) 778-3350
About Dr. Hammond

Dr. Kyle Hammond spent his childhood in Johns Creek, GA and graduated from Chattahoochee High School before attending the University of Georgia. Dr. Hammond graduated with honors in Microbiology from UGA, and then attended the Medical College of Georgia and graduated with honors, obtaining his medical degree. Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Hammond completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency at Emory University. While in his training, Dr. Hammond received the "Outstanding Resident Award", and was twice the 1st runner-up in the Kelly Society’s Annual Research Award. In 2011 and 2012, Dr. Hammond’s research on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL Surgery) won the 1st place Award for Research at the Annual Southern Orthopaedic Association and Georgia Orthopaedic Association meetings. He also worked as a Resident Team Physician for Georgia Tech, Emory, and Oglethorpe University Athletics.

After the completion of his Orthopaedic Surgical Training, Dr. Hammond was selected to the ‘world-renowned’ Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery, and Concussion Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Hammond was the Associate Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for both the Duquesne University Football team and the University of Pittsburgh Men’s Basketball team. He also worked as a Team Physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the University of Pittsburgh athletics, Robert Morris College athletics, as well as the Pittsburgh Ballet. At the completion of his time in Pittsburgh, Dr. Hammond moved on to the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, New York to work alongside the renowned, Dr. Brian Kelly and learn his techniques in the field of hip arthroscopy.

Dr. Hammond will be seeing patients at Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center, as well as Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Dr. Hammond has a special interest in the overhead/throwing athlete, ligament injuries to the knee, Tommy John surgery, joint preservation surgery, and is one of the few fellowship trained hip arthroscopists and concussion specialists in Georgia.

Dr. Hammond and his family are excited to have returned home. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Angie and their twin boys, Chase and Knox. When he’s not busy with family and work, Dr. Hammond enjoys working-out, golf, tennis, baseball and football.

Year Started Practicing: 2013
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2013
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery
Major or Recent Publications:

Meniscal Tears and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. In: AAOS Monograph ‘The Female Athlete’. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Kercher JS, Hammond KE & Griffin LY. Editor: Templeton KJ

BMJ Point of Care 2012 Update: Tendinopathy. Fu FH, Murawski CD, Hammond KE. British Medical Journal.

Overview of Surgical Decision Making: The Patellofemoral Joint in the Athlete. Salzler MJ, Hammond KE, and Bradley JP. Editor: Robin West

Hip Arthroscopy and Rehabilitation. Hammond KE and Mauro C.

In An Update on Hip Surgery. American Physical Therapy Association.

Postoperative Treatment after Flexor Tendon Repair: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Snoddy M, Starr HM,

Hammond KE & Seiler JG. Journal of Hand Surgery.

Two Fixation Methods for Acromioclavicular Joint Reduction during Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Analysis. Dierckman BD, Hammond KE, & Karas, SG. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances.

The Effect of the Aftercare Regimen with Extensor Tendon Repair: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Hammond KE, Starr HM, Seiler JG, & Katz DI. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, 2012 Winter;21(4):246-52

Anatomic Landmarks Utilized in Physeal-Sparing, Anatomic ACL Reconstruction: Surgical Technique. Hammond KE, Xerogeanes JW & Tood DC. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – American, Essential Surgical Techniques. Online Feb 13, 2013

Bilateral Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Forearm: Evaluation and Endoscopic Treatment in an Elite Swimmer. Seiler JG, Hammond KE, Payne SH, & Ivy R. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. Vol. 20, number 2, summer 2011. 126-131.

Sports Medicine Principles, Rehabilitation Principles, Overuse Injuries, and Sprains and Strains (chapter sections). In: Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 4th edition. American academy of orthopaedic surgeons. Hammond KE. Editor: Griffin LY

Research Award Winner
Kelly Society

Resident of the Year Award Winner
Southern Orthopaedic Association, Georgia Orthopaedic Society
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA