Justin Walker, MD, Joins Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

September 03, 2015

Mark Hazel, MD; Darrell Scales, MD; Gregory Woods, MD; William Grimsley, MD; Jerome Nichols, MD; Joseph Powers, MD; William Primos, MD; Travis Smith, DO; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine welcome Justin Walker, MD, to the practice.

Dr. Walker received his medical degree from University of Tennessee and completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the University of South Carolina’s Palmetto Health Hospital.  Most recently, he completed a fellowship at the nationally renowned Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center where he received specialized training in hand and upper extremity surgery.  As an upper extremity specialist, Dr. Walker performs joint replacement and arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand; provides fracture care from the clavicle to fingertips; and treats disorders of tendons and nerves including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger and microsurgical procedures.    

“I look forward to joining NGPG and operating on shoulders, elbows, arms and hands at Georgia’s #1 Orthopedic Surgery Hospital,” says Dr. Walker. “I love getting people back to what they love to do.”

NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine provides high quality, comprehensive care for children, adolescents and adults including:

  • Care for sprains & strains
  • Fracture care
  • Joint injections
  • School, sports and work physicals
  • Osteoarthritis care (ultrasound guided)
  • Tendonitis & chronic tendon injuries
  • Concussion management
  • ACL & other ligament surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Rotator cuff treatment
  • Joint replacement
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections

NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine has seven convenient locations: Braselton, Buford, Dacula, Dawsonville, Gainesville, Hoschton and Jefferson.  Dr. Walker will see patients in Gainesville and Braselton.  He will also perform surgeries at both campuses of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville and Braselton.  Call 770-848-6190 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.ngpg.org/ortho-sports for more information.

NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System.



Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) brings together more than 250 talented physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and other clinical staff representing more than 20 specialties at more than 80 locations across North Georgia.  Learn more at www.ngpg.org.

NGPG is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which serves more than 800,000 people in more than 13 counties across the region.  As part of NGHS, patients of NGPG have a direct connection to Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Georgia’s #1 Hospital (CareChex®).  Learn more at www.nghs.com.