Gary M. Lourie, M.D.

Gary M. Lourie, M.D.

  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cerebral Palsy Reconstruction
  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Oncology/Tumors of the Upper Extremity
  • Orthobiologistics (PRP, Stem Cell)
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstruction (Stroke, Head Trauma)
  • Sports Medicine (Hand, Wrist, Elbow)
  • Wrist

Fellowship:

Hand and Microvascular Surgery: Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN

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Dr. Lourie is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine where he served as resident and chief resident in orthopedic surgery. He completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. After this, he completed a traveling preceptorship in Europe specializing in wrist surgery under the guidance of William B. Kleinman, M.D. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand. He currently serves as Division Chief of Hand Surgery at the WellStar Atlanta Medical Center, where he was recently named Clinical Instructor of the Year. He also is a clinical assistant professor at the Emory School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics. In addition, he serves as a clinician in pediatric orthopedics at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Scottish Rite campus. Dr. Lourie has served as president of the Georgia Society for Surgery of the Hand and currently is chairman of the Piedmont Orthopedic Foundation at Duke University, directing research grant awards. He has been named to the Atlanta Top Doctor list for hand surgery and recently was honored by acceptance to the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) in recognition of his contributions to orthopedic surgery. He is very active in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and has published close to 100 articles and book chapters. Dr. Lourie serves as the hand and upper extremity surgeon for the Georgia Tech athletic program along with the title of head orthopedic physician for the Division I men’s baseball team. He is a consultant for Auburn University, Western Carolina University, and Reinhardt University athletic programs. Recently, he was named head team physician for the Atlanta Braves.

In addition to offering the highest level of surgical care for the hand and upper extremity, Dr. Lourie also offers a number of nonsurgical treatments, including state-of-the-art orthobiologic therapy like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy and stem cell therapy injections.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology: Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Doctor of Medicine: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • General Surgery Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, NY
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship: Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Atlanta Orthopaedic Society
  • Carroll Hand Club
  • Duke Hand Club
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • Georgia Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Indianapolis Hand Society
  • International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand
  • New Millennium Hand Club
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society
  • Southeastern Hand Club
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • The American Orthopaedic Association
  • The Atlanta Clinical Society
  • The Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association

Team Affiliations

  • Atlanta Braves
  • Auburn University
  • Georgia Tech
  • Reinhardt University
  • Western Carolina University

Hospital Affiliations

  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital
  • Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital
  • Northside Hospital – Atlanta
“Dr. Lourie was very empathetic and made me feel like he cared about my problem. He took the time to listen to my concerns and explain his recommended treatment plan. Overall I thought that I was in great hands with Dr. Lourie.”
– Gail T.
Patient Rating:
5