Specialties

Orthopaedics (Board certified since 1985)

At a Glance

  • 1982 Started practicing
  • 35 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Roberson

My Clinical Interests

  • arthritis
  • hip arthroplasty
  • hip replacement
  • hip surgery
  • knee arthroplasty
  • knee replacement
  • knee surgery
  • osteoarthritis
  • total joint replacement

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

INTERNSHIP

Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY

Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

FELLOWSHIP

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Professional Memberships

Georgia Orthopaedic Society, Past President and Board of Directors American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine

Georgia Neurosurgical Society

The American Academy of Neurological Surgery

Languages spoken

  • Spanish

Honors & Awards

Faculty Member of the Year 1987
Emory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Member of the Year, 1991
Emory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Member of the Year, 1993
Emory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Major Publications

Hip arthroplasty: the role of plain radiographs in outpatient management. Radiology 194:73-75, 1995.

Hip aspiration. A cost-effective and accurate method of evaluating the potentially infected hip prosthesis. Radiology 189(2)485-8, 1993.

1988 Bishop, A.; Roberson, J.R.; Eckmon, J. and Fleming, L.; "Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients Who Have Sickle Cell Hemoglobinopathy."  J. Bone Joint Surg., vol. 70-A, p. 853, 1988.

2005 Tsao A.K., Roberson J.R., Christie M.J., Dore D.D., Heck D.A, Robertson D.D., and Poggie R. “Biomechanical and Clinical Evaluations Of A Porous Tantalum Implant For The Treatment Of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis”  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery  -Selected Scientific Exhibits-Vol. 87-A Supplement 2   2005.

Bias towards dementia: are hip fracture trials excluding too many patients? A systematic review.  Hebert-Davies J, Laflamme GY, Rouleau D; HEALTH and FAITH investigators.Injury. 2012 Dec;43(12):1978-84. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2012.08.061. Epub 2012 Sep 19. Review.

Inpatient enoxaparin and outpatient aspirin chemoprophylaxis regimen after primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a preliminary study. Hamilton SC, Whang WW, Anderson BJ, Bradbury TL, Erens GA, Roberson JR. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Oct;27(9):1594-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.02.006. Epub 2012 Apr 3.

Hip aspiration. A cost-effective and accurate method of evaluating the potentially infected hip prosthesis. Radiology 189(2)485-8, 1993, .

Liberal or restrictive transfusion in high-risk patients after hip surgery. Carson JL, Terrin ML, Noveck H, Sanders DW, Chaitman BR, Rhoads GG, Nemo G, Dragert K, Beaupre L, Hildebrand K, Macaulay W, Lewis C, Cook DR, Dobbin G, Zakriya KJ, Apple FS, Horney RA, Magaziner J; FOCUS Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 29;365(26):2453-62. doi: 10.1056 / NEJMoa 1012452. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Porous tantalum implant in early osteonecrosis of the hip: preliminary report on operative, survival, and outcomes results. Shuler MS, Rooks MD, Roberson JR. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Jan;22(1):26-31.

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

59 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-3350
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2

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

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

3

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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4

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

INTERNSHIP

Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY

Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

FELLOWSHIP

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Professional Memberships

Georgia Orthopaedic Society, Past President and Board of Directors American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine

Georgia Neurosurgical Society

The American Academy of Neurological Surgery

Languages spoken

  • Spanish

Honors & Awards

Faculty Member of the Year 1987
Emory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Member of the Year, 1991
Emory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Member of the Year, 1993
Emory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Major Publications

Hip arthroplasty: the role of plain radiographs in outpatient management. Radiology 194:73-75, 1995.

Hip aspiration. A cost-effective and accurate method of evaluating the potentially infected hip prosthesis. Radiology 189(2)485-8, 1993.

1988 Bishop, A.; Roberson, J.R.; Eckmon, J. and Fleming, L.; "Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients Who Have Sickle Cell Hemoglobinopathy."  J. Bone Joint Surg., vol. 70-A, p. 853, 1988.

2005 Tsao A.K., Roberson J.R., Christie M.J., Dore D.D., Heck D.A, Robertson D.D., and Poggie R. “Biomechanical and Clinical Evaluations Of A Porous Tantalum Implant For The Treatment Of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis”  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery  -Selected Scientific Exhibits-Vol. 87-A Supplement 2   2005.

Bias towards dementia: are hip fracture trials excluding too many patients? A systematic review.  Hebert-Davies J, Laflamme GY, Rouleau D; HEALTH and FAITH investigators.Injury. 2012 Dec;43(12):1978-84. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2012.08.061. Epub 2012 Sep 19. Review.

Inpatient enoxaparin and outpatient aspirin chemoprophylaxis regimen after primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a preliminary study. Hamilton SC, Whang WW, Anderson BJ, Bradbury TL, Erens GA, Roberson JR. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Oct;27(9):1594-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.02.006. Epub 2012 Apr 3.

Hip aspiration. A cost-effective and accurate method of evaluating the potentially infected hip prosthesis. Radiology 189(2)485-8, 1993, .

Liberal or restrictive transfusion in high-risk patients after hip surgery. Carson JL, Terrin ML, Noveck H, Sanders DW, Chaitman BR, Rhoads GG, Nemo G, Dragert K, Beaupre L, Hildebrand K, Macaulay W, Lewis C, Cook DR, Dobbin G, Zakriya KJ, Apple FS, Horney RA, Magaziner J; FOCUS Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 29;365(26):2453-62. doi: 10.1056 / NEJMoa 1012452. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Porous tantalum implant in early osteonecrosis of the hip: preliminary report on operative, survival, and outcomes results. Shuler MS, Rooks MD, Roberson JR. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Jan;22(1):26-31.