• From immediately after your injury, to surgical recovery, to your return to play, this innovative, patient-guided rehab plan is designed to get you "back in the game".

  • Dr. Spero Karas specializes in shoulder, knee, and upper extremity conditions related to traumatic, degenerative, sports and work-related injuries.

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Fourth Consecutive 'Atlanta's Top Doctors' Honor for Dr. Karas

October 24th, 2011

For the fourth consecutive time, Dr. Spero Karas was featured in Atlanta Magazine's Top Doctors edition (July 2011).

The list is compiled by asking hundreds of Atlanta metro-area doctors whom they would name among their own colleagues as being the best in their respective fields.  Prior to the current year, Dr. Karas has been recognized in the Orthopedic/Sports Medicine catagory in 2007, 2009 and 2010. (they did not do the article in 2008).

Dr. Karas one of America's Top Sports Medicine Specialists

December 5th, 2008

Dr. Karas made Men's Health's "first annual list of those physician's who have the knowledge, the experience, and the tools to maintain and repair the 21st century man." Dr. Karas was recognized as one of America's "Top Sports Medicine Specialists"...one of only six such doctors in the south (and the only one in Georgia).

Incidentally, here's what Men's Health recommends to stay out of the Sports Medicine Specialist's office:

"The Most Trusted Sports Specialist in Atlanta"

December 5th, 2008

Atlanta Magazine asked doctors themselves who they would call when they needed medical attention, and the results have been tallied.

Dr. Karas was cited among the city's most trusted physicians and the most trusted sports medicine specialist in the nation's ninth largest metropolitan area.

The July 2007 Top Doctors list was put together by the New York-based research firm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.  Here's how they compile the list:

Dr. Karas among "Best Orthopaedic Surgeons in America"

December 5th, 2008
Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors is the national guide that profiles more than 5,000 top specialists throughout the U.S. in more than 60 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,700 diseases and medical conditions. These outstanding doctors represent the top 1% in the nation.  Castle Connoly's stated goal is to "help guide consumers to America's top doctors and top hospitals"--which they've been doing via a scrupulous survey and research process since 1991.

Dr. Karas named one of "America's Top Doctors for Women"

December 5th, 2008

Dr. Spero Karas was recently recognized by Women's Health Magazine.  In a November 2008 feature entitled America's Top Doctors for Women, Dr. Karas made the list for orthopaedics/sports medicine (south region).

According to the article, important criterion to keep in mind when getting a physician recommendation from a friend or coworker should be: