Specialties

Sports Medicine (Board certified since 2008)

Orthopaedics (Board certified since 1994)

At a Glance

  • 1987 Started practicing
  • 30 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Maughon

Dr. Maughon is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and a product of Lakeside High School. He then attended the University of Georgia on a baseball scholarship where he lettered 4 years as a pitcher. Upon graduation, Dr. Maughon attended the Medical College of Georgia and obtained his medical degree and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. After graduation, he completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. After residency, he was chosen for a highly regarded sports medicine fellowship with world-renowned sports medicine and orthopeadic surgeon, Dr. James R. Andrews. Since returning to Atlanta, Dr. Maughon started The Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Institute of Gwinnett. He started and organized sports medicine coverage for Gwinnett County and North Atlanta high schools and community parks as well as serving as chairman of Gwinnett Medical Center’s sports medicine committee from its inception in 1992 until 2005.

Dr. Maughon joins the Emory orthopaedic surgery faculty with a special interest in the throwing shoulder and baseball injuries. His professional interests include ACL/MCL/PCL reconstruction, knee arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability and dislocations, injuries in the aging athlete, meniscal/cartilage repair, ligament injuries, tendon injuries, joint preservation, and joint replacement surgery of the knee and shoulder. He was nominated by his peers and selected by the Emory School of Medicine Recognitions Committee as a doctor who exemplifies the outstanding faculty of the Emory School of Medicine on Doctor’s Day 2016.

Dr. Maughon is currently involved in numerous studies for the prevention of youth injuries in baseball for the throwing athlete, as well as being proactive in the training and conditioning of youth and high school athletes in all sports. He also is active in the mentoring and teaching of other orthopaedic residents as well as research in sports medicine.

Dr. Maughon currently serves as the doctor for the Tour Championship of the PGA Tour the last four years at East Lake Golf Club and treats PGA players and served as the 2011 PGA golf tournament doctor at Atlanta Athletic Club.

Dr. Maughon is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He is also Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Board Certified in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Maughon, his wife Laurie, and two children Ansley and Ty currently reside in Johns Creek, Georgia. He enjoys spending time at the local high schools where he serves as a team physician, as well as working on his farm and likes going to Athens where he is an avid Bulldog fan.

My Clinical Interests

  • ankle
  • arthroscopic surgery
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • compression fractures
  • elbow
  • Elbow (Sports) Surgery
  • foot
  • Hand Surgery
  • knee arthroplasty
  • knee replacement
  • knee surgery
  • neck pain
  • Non Op Ortho Shoulder
  • Non Op Ortho Wrist
  • Non Op Sports Elbow
  • Non Op Sports Hand
  • Non Op Sports Knee
  • Non Op Sports Shoulder
  • Non Op Sports Wrist
  • osteomyelitis
  • plantar fasciotomy
  • sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • sciatica
  • scoliosis
  • shoulder
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • sports medicine
  • total joint replacement
  • trigger point injection

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
1986

INTERNSHIP

Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
1987

RESIDENCY

Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
1987

FELLOWSHIP

Alabama Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL
1992

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

6335 Hospital Pkwy
Ste 302
Johns Creek, GA 30097

  • 404-778-3350
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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3

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
1986

INTERNSHIP

Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
1987

RESIDENCY

Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
1987

FELLOWSHIP

Alabama Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL
1992