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Robert K. Yarbrough, M.D.

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
Robert K. Yarbrough, M.D.
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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
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northside Hospital Forsyth
  • North Fulton Hospital

Undergraduate Degree

  • Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Major Accomplishments

  • Northside Hospital Physician Advisory Committee
  • Chief of Surgery' Northside Hospital Forsyth; 2013 - Current

Success Stories

  • Thomas Curran

    “Mission Accomplished, Doc! Thank you for getting me active again.”

    I am Playing Golf Again

    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 often. While playing golf with his son, his son noticed that he did not turn his hips when he swung the golf club. After informing him that he had difficulty with that motion, his son told him, “you need to get that checked out”.  He went to his primary care physician who took x-rays and informed him that he needed to go see an orthopaedic surgeon.  He selected Resurgens Orthopaedics and Dr. Robert Yarbrough.... Continue Reading

  • Randy Martin

    When he saw Dr. Robert Yarbrough, Randy Martin had suffered from severe bone-on-bone knee pain for almost 30 years....

    Patient living without knee pain after hip replacement

    When he saw Dr. Robert Yarbrough, Randy Martin had suffered from severe bone-on-bone knee pain for almost 30 years. After watching Randy walk Dr. Yarbrough ordered hip x-rays. The biggest sign of a hip problem is groin or knee pain. This is usually associated with loss of motion, swelling, and/or stiffness. It is very common for people with hip problems to complain about their in their knee and difficulty putting on socks and shoes, losing mobility and flexibility in their golf swing, or extreme stiffness after sitting. Watch Dr. Yarbrough and Randy share his hip replacement success story! Randy arrived at the Roswell Surgery Center at 5:30 AM and after being checked in, Dr.... Continue Reading

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