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Jeffrey I. Peretz, M.D.

Jeffrey I. Peretz, M.D.

Areas of Expertise

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy


  • Otto E. Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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  • Drexel University College of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medical Degree

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School; Newark, New Jersey


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Northside Hospital

Major Accomplishments

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Section Chief, Emory-St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2017-Present
  • Arthritis Foundation Leadership Council, 2012-Present


  • Arthritis Foundation – Leadership Council Member – 2012-Present

Success Stories

  • Johnny Hammond

    “Dr. Peretz and the other Resurgens doctors are truly wonderful”

    Phipps Plaza Santa returns to Resurgens Orthopaedics for Total Knee Arthroplasty

    You might not recognize the name Johnny Hammond, but when he’s dressed up in a red suit and hat, you’re sure to recognize his face. For nearly eight years, children from across Georgia have traveled to Atlanta to share their Christmas wishes with Hammond as the Phipps Plaza Santa Claus.  Last year, a debilitating spinal condition called spinal stenosis almost took Hammond out of the Christmas game. Lucky for him, and the children of Georgia, Resurgens Orthopaedics surgeon Dr. Paul Jeffords was able to perform a lumbar laminectomy to correct the problem.   Check out the full story... Continue Reading

  • Glenn Sikes & Jarrett Freeland

    Advances in technology in implants can be life-changing!

    3D technology offers alternative for knee replacement patients

    For the past two weeks, Olympic fans have watched some of the best athletes in the world navigate treacherous jumps and speed on the slopes of South Korea. For some, just watching skiers is enough to make our knees hurt. There are more than 600,000 knee replacements performed every year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Advances in technology in implants can be life-changing, according to longtime athlete Glenn Sikes. "I pretty much had knee problems even through high school. I didn't have my surgery until I got to college," Sikes said. Ten years later, torn cartilage required more frequent surgeries on Sikes' knees. The... Continue Reading

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