Alonzo Sexton, MD

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Alonzo Sexton, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

Guiding Patients to Maintain Mobility and Wellness

Dr. Sexton believes that good health is the most important modifiable determinant of a person’s quality of life. He feels that physical inactivity is the greatest public health risk of our generation, and is dedicated to helping eradicate this disease in our community by educating patients on this health risk and providing structured guidance on how to achieve and maintain an active lifestyle.

Comprehensive Orthopedic Sports Medicine Specialization

Dr. Alonzo Sexton is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon. As an orthopedic surgeon, he specializes in the operative and non-operative treatment of sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Sexton serves adult, adolescent and pediatric patients with personalized care using the latest treatment modalities, and has particular expertise in minimally-invasive arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee conditions, shoulder replacements and kneecap surgery.

Team Physician for Professional, Student and Recreational Athletes

Dr. Sexton has extensive experience treating athletes of all levels, including professional, collegiate and high school. While in New York, he served as a team physician for the New York Jets. Prior to joining The Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network, he practiced in Athens and served as a team physician for the University of Georgia football and basketball teams for over 10 years, and is currently the team physician for Georgia State University Athletics.

Dr. Sexton enjoys photography, international travel and skiing, and is a technology enthusiast.

Dr. Alonzo Sexton’s Education and Certifications

Education and Clinical Specialization

  • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology, Stanford University
  • Medical Education, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Shoulder & Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Certifications and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Leadership Georgia, Class of 2017


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