Robert K. Yarbrough, M.D.


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Areas Of Expertise

  • Knee and Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
  • Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Outpatient Joint Replacement
  • Joint Preservation


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Medical Degree

  • Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northside Hospital Forsyth
  • North Fulton Hospital

Undergraduate Degree

  • Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Major Accomplishments

  • Chief of Surgery, Northside Hospital Forsyth; 2013 - Current
  • Fellow, Northside Physician Leadership Course
Resurgens Orthopaedics Varied

Dr. Yarbrough did total knee replacement. He and his staff are very compassionate and caring. Answered all my questions and concerns in a timely manner and in terms I could understand. I highly recommend Dr. Yarbrough.

Resurgens Orthopaedics Varied

I was diagnosed with osteo arthritis of the hip a few years ago up north. I put off the surgery for about 3 years but when I moved to Georgia a little over a year ago I decided to look into it again. I was referred to Dr. Yarbrough by a co-worker and couldn't be more happy. He confirmed my diagnosis but wasn't pushy about having the surgery. He gave me plenty of information and offered a couple of treatment options in lieu of replacement surgery. I decided to have the procedure and it was a great decision for me. Dr. Bob was great! i knew exactly what to expect and he was spot on. I would definitely refer him to someone in need of this type of procedure.

Hip Replacement Fixed Knee Pain Too

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Randy Martin

By the time he saw Dr. Robert Yarbrough, Randy Martin had been suffering from severe bone-on-bone knee pain for almost 30 years. But could Randy's knee pain actually be coming from his hip? After watching Randy walk, Dr. Yarbrough ordered hip...
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I am Playing Golf Again

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Thomas Curran

Thomas Curran has Anterior Approach Hip Surgery Thomas Curran is a recent retiree who enjoys playing golf.  His family is very active and when it came to his retirement he was excited to start playing golf with his family and friends more...
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