Stephanie Hsu, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Adult and Pediatric Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine

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Dr. Hsu attended Georgia Tech where she graduated early with honors in Mechanical Engineering. After completing undergrad, Dr. Hsu received her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and pursued a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics at the University of Southern California to expand her understanding of surgical implant design.

Dr. Hsu specializes in both adult and adolescent sports medicine, shoulder surgery, and the athlete’s elbow and has completed fellowships and training with some of the most prestigious sports medicine institutions in the nation, including Tufts University-New England Medical Center in Boston and Columbia University in New York City.  While in Boston and New York, Dr. Hsu also trained with the Yankees team physicians, as well as physicians for the Red Sox, Bruins, and Celtics, Tufts University and Columbia University, assisting in care for professional and collegiate athletes.

In addition, Dr. Hsu’s research has been published in esteemed sports-medicine journals, and she has authored educational resources covering topics including total and reverse shoulder arthroplasty, shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears, the athlete’s elbow, and the treatment and prevention of adolescent sports injuries.

Education and Training

  • Medical School, Medical College of Georgia
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University Combined Program, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship, Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric and adolescent sports injuries
  • Fracture care (non-operative and operative)
  • Treatment for disorders of the upper extremity, including complex shoulder and elbow arthroscopy, reconstruction and arthroplasty, fracture care
  • Sports Medicine – non-operative and operative arthroscopic and open treatments, including knee ACL reconstruction, meniscus surgery, shoulder rotator cuff and labral surgery, and elbow surgeries, cubital tunnel and carpal tunnel care
  • Minimally invasive and non-operative injury management
  • Tennis, baseball/softball, and overhead athletes, crossfit athletes, runners, female athletes and injuries
 
 
 

Kristen Wilkey, MS, LAT, ATC, OPA-C, OTC  

Orthopedic Physician Assistant and Athletic Trainer to Dr. Stephanie Hsu

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Kristen is a certified athletic trainer and orthopedic physician assistant with nearly 15 years of clinical experience. She started her career in Montgomery, AL where she held positions as the head athletic trainer for Robert E. Lee High School, Huntingdon College and the National Indoor Football League while also working in the clinic with orthopedic surgeons. During this time, Kristen served as a collegiate instructor as well as an approved clinical instructor for the college. She then moved to Atlanta, GA where she has held the positions of Director of Rehabilitation for Gwinnett Clinics,  head athletic trainer for Georgia State University, and head athletic trainer for Peachtree Ridge and Norcross High Schools in Gwinnett County. Dr. Hsu and Kristen met taking care of the high school athletes, and Kristen then transitioned to becoming Dr. Hsu's assistant to help care for all of our patients. 

Education and Training

  • BS Health Management & Athletic Training, Southeast Missouri State University
  • MS Sport Management, Middle Tennessee State University

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric sports injuries 
  • Gymnastics, Cheer and Dance injury and rehabilitation
  • Football injury and rehabilitation