(Atlanta GA -- September 5th, 2018) - Dr. Charles E. Claps, D.O. has joined Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics, one of the largest and most specialized orthopaedic practices in the nation. Dr. Claps will be based in Resurgens' Newnan and Fayetteville locations beginning September 4. He specializes in hip and knee conditions, joint replacement and general orthopedics and his areas of expertise include anterior total hip replacement, minimally invasive total hip replacement, total knee replacement, partial knee replacement and outpatient and rapid recovery hip and knee replacement.


Resurgens Orthopaedic's Newnan location opened this summer and is one of 24 Resurgens locations across metro Atlanta. The Newnan office has six physicians specializing in all orthopaedic conditions, including the spine, hip, knee, hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, along with comprehensive non-operative and surgical musculoskeletal care, from injury diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and imaging services.

"We are excited to welcome a physician of Dr. Claps' caliber to the Resurgens team," said Dr. Douglas Lundy, Resurgens Orthopaedics co-president. "His expertise in several critical practice areas, coupled with his commitment to getting his patients back on their feet, and back to their active lives as quickly as possible, make him an excellent addition to Resurgens and to the Atlanta communities he will serve."

"My passion is to use the most cutting edge techniques to provide my patients with state-of-the-art care that allows them to get back to doing what they love as quickly and safely as possible" said Dr. Claps.

Dr. Claps received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA and completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg, PA, where he was Chief Resident. He completed a Fellowship in adult reconstruction and total joint replacement at Wake Forest University Baptist Health in Winston Salem, NC. Dr. Claps is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.

Resurgens Orthopaedics is dedicated to getting its patients back moving again with state-of-the art surgical and non-surgical procedures, including minimally invasive surgeries. It operates 24 offices throughout metro Atlanta and offers exceptional, state-of-the-art comprehensive musculoskeletal care in a single location. Now with 103 Orthopaedic surgeons, Resurgens remains the largest practice of its kind in Georgia and ranks among the top 10 largest orthopaedic practices in the country according to Becker's Spine Review.

Dr. Claps' locations:

2301 Newnan Crossing Blvd. East, Suite 100, Newnan, GA 30265

1336 Highway 54 W, Building 500, Fayetteville, GA 30044

About Resurgens Orthopaedics
Resurgens Orthopaedics, one of the nation's largest orthopaedic practices, has 24 offices throughout metro Atlanta, serving the residents of Georgia, the Southeast and beyond. Resurgens Orthopaedics provides comprehensive operative and non-operative musculoskeletal care in a single location, from injury diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and imaging services. With more than 100 physicians, Resurgens Orthopaedics provides specialized expertise and broad experience in the areas of sports medicine, joint replacement, neck and back surgery, foot and ankle surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, non-operative spine care, hand surgery, arthroscopic surgery, epidural steroid injection, general orthopaedics and trauma care.


Jennifer Greene

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