Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery (Board certified since 2005)

At a Glance

  • 2001 Started practicing
  • 15 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Erens

Dr. Erens specializes in joint replacement of the hip and knee. He joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory in 2003. He received his B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and his M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Harvard and further subspecialty fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Arthroplasty at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Erens is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and focuses his clinical practice on hip and knee replacement. Special interests include: minimally invasive approaches (including direct anterior total hip replacement), rapid recovery and multimodal pain protocols for hip and knee patients (including outpatient joint replacement surgery), partial knee replacement (uni), as well as complex and revision total hip and total knee replacement. He is focused on quality care and an exceptional overall patient experience.

Dr. Erens has received numerous honors including Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Other recognition and awards include US News & World Report Regional Top Doctor, Castle Connolly Top Doctor, Patients' Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Top 10 Neighborhood Doctor, and On-Time Doctor Award. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), International Congress for Joint Replacement (ICJR), American Medical Association (AMA), Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS), and Atlanta Orthopaedic Society (AOS).

He is an active teacher and mentor in the Emory University Orthopaedic Residency Training Program and has given numerous lectures and seminars on a wide variety of hip and knee replacement topics. He is the Fellowship Director for the Emory University Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program. He is also active in hip and knee replacement research, with multiple publications in professional orthopaedic journals.

My Clinical Interests

  • arthritis
  • hip surgery
  • hip arthroplasty
  • hip replacement
  • knee arthroplasty
  • knee surgery
  • knee replacement
  • lower extremity reconstruction
  • osteoarthritis
  • total joint replacement

Academic Profile

Degree

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

Harvard University, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

INTERNSHIP

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

Emory at Tucker
1459 Montreal Rd
Ste 304
Tucker, GA 30084
  • 404-778-3350
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Degree

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

Harvard University, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

INTERNSHIP

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA