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Dr. Spero Karas, head team physician for the Atlanta Falcons on the field with Falcons player

Dr. Karas Interviewed in the Atlantic Journal-Constitution

Who Watches Out for the Falcons? As the Falcons’ head team physician, Dr. Spero Karas oversees orthopedic and medical care for every Falcons player.  Helena Oliviero of the AJC interviews the doctor on what its like to watch from the sidelines of the game and how to prevent injuries. Read more here.

Dr. Spero Karas, head team physician for the Atlanta Falcons on the field

Meet the Doc

Emory Sports Medicine Presents Dr. Spero Karas Emory Healthcare’s MEET THE DOC series presents Dr. Spero Karas

Dr. Karas and Georgia Tech University

Dr. Karas Continues Longtime Affiliation with Georgia Tech University 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 …

Dr. Karas Featured on Fox4 News

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

CNN Interview with Dr. Karas

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)…as well as “wallet sciatica,” a condition men sometimes suffer from (which Karas likens to sitting on a 3lb rock all day).

Dr. Spero Karas, one of America's top sports medicine specialists on the field with injured Atlanta Falcons player

Dr. Karas Recognized as 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). …

Dr. Karas named one of “America’s Top Doctors for Women”

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: does he or she let you …