James R Roberson, M.D.

James R Roberson, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Robert P. Kelly Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Orthopaedic Surgery (Board certified since 1984)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
arthritis
hip arthroplasty
hip replacement
hip surgery
knee arthroplasty
knee replacement
knee surgery
osteoarthritis
total joint replacement
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Ctr
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-3350


Medical Office Building at Tucker
1459 Montreal Rd Ste 304
Tucker, GA 30084
(404) 778-3350
Additional Spoken Language(s):
Spanish
Year Started Practicing: 1982
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1982
Organizational 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
Major or Recent 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.

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
Education:
Internship
Emory University Affiliated Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Residency
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
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