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 Continues Longtime Affiliation with Georgia Tech University

October 24th, 2011

In addition to his duties as Head Team Physician for the Atlanta Falcons, Dr. Karas continues to serve Georgia Tech baseball as its team physician and orthopedic surgeon.  He has maintained that affiliation since 2006.  He has been involved with Georgia Tech Athletics in the role of consulting team physician since 2005.

Dr. Karas Named Head Team Physician of the Atlanta Falcons

June 16th, 2011

Dr. Karas has been named the Head Team Physician for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons. He will serve as the team’s orthopedic surgeon, overseeing the orthopedic and medical care for the Falcons’ athletes and coaches.  

Dr. Karas began his duties February 24-27, at the NFL Invitational Combine in the Indianapolis Colts’ Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the 2012 Super Bowl.

Dr. Karas is a member of the NFL Physicians Society.  

CNN Interview with Dr. Karas (Video)

August 13th, 2009

Dr. Karas was featured recently on CNN's "Health Minute" about awareness and prevention of chronic neck and shoulder pain associated with women wearing heavy handbags (15 to 20 lbs) well as "wallet sciatica," a condition men somtimes suffer from (which Karas likens to sitting on a 3lb rock all day).

Watch it here:

Dr. Karas Featured on Fox4 News (Video)

August 13th, 2009

Dr. Karas was recently interviewed by local Atlanta station Fox 4 News for their "4 In Your Corner" medical report, about double row arthroscopic repair (rotator cuff repair).

 Watch the video here!

Dr. Karas Claims Another “Atlanta’s Top Doctors” Nod

July 21st, 2009

For the second consecutive time, Atlanta Magazine has named Spero Karas M.D. as one of "the city's most trusted physicians" in its just released biennial Atlanta's Top Doctor's exclusive. 

Asked whom they would call when a member of their family needed medical attention, local doctors once more cited Dr. Karas among the handful of Orthopedic Surgeons they esteemed most highly in the greater Atlanta metro area.

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" 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: