John W Xerogeanes, M.D.

John W Xerogeanes, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Chief of Sports Medicine

Head Team Orthopaedist and Team Physician Georgia Tech, Emory University, Atlanta Dream

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Areas of Clinical Interest:
ACL surgery
arthroscopic surgery
knee surgery
shoulder rotator cuff sx
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-3350
Hospital Affiliation(s):
Emory University Hospital
About Dr. Xerogeanes

Dr. X has been consistently ranked amongst the top health care providers within Emory Healthcare in “Patient Satisfaction” by Press Ganey patient polling. Along with recreational athletes, his patients range from past Presidents of the United States to Academy Award winning actresses to professional and Olympic athletes.

As a member of many respected professional societies and organizations, Dr. Xerogeanes has published numerous research articles, chapters of textbooks and developed surgical techniques. His professional experience as an orthopedic surgeon has won him many accolades and international acknowledgements. Thus, he routinely travels internationally to lecture and educate surgeons on the most innovative and sophisticated surgical procedures. His work and opinions have been featured on all major television networks including Good Morning America, CNN and ESPN.

Dr. Xerogeanes has been recognized as one of US News & World Report’s Top Doctors with a special distinction listing him among the top 1% in the nation in his specialty. 

Year Started Practicing: 1999
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1999
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Atlanta Orthopaedic Society
Hawkins Shoulder Society
Major or Recent Publications:

A functional comparison of animal anterior cruciate ligament models to the human anterior cruciate ligament. Annnals of Biomedical Engineering 26(3)345-52, 1998.

Biomechanical function of the human anterior cruciate ligament. Arthroscopy 10(2)140-7, 1994.

The human posterior cruciate ligament complex: an interdisciplinary study. American Journal of Sports Medicine 23(6)736-45, 1995.

Best Basic Science Paper, 2004
Robert P Kelly Society

Excellence in Research Award, 1994
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Outstanding Clinical Research Award, 1990
American Federation for Clinical Research

Outstanding Clinical Research Award, 1990
University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic
Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

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