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The Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network is a comprehensive program based entirely around the needs of athletes of all ages. Our multidisciplinary sports medicine providers, who are trained in pediatric and adult care, work together to customize plans of care for each individual based on his or her needs. The Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network offers services that encompass the entire continuum of care, focusing on keeping our athletes healthy and active, with services that facilitate optimal performance. Through preventive care, nutrition counseling and corrective exercise, we help educate you to prevent injuries. If an injury or illness does occur, our experts use the latest in evidence-based medicine, strengthening and rehab techniques, and if needed, minimally-invasive surgery, focusing on safely returning you to your sport as quickly as possible. Under the careful direction of experienced sports medicine physicians, patients are guided through our multidisciplinary team of specialists, who treat more than just injuries, but rather athletes as a whole.

Our team of providers and specialists includes:

  • Certified Athletic Trainers
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Rehabilitation
  • Urgent Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopedic Spine
  • Imaging
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sleep Medicine

 


MEET OUR STAFF

Team Physicians

Matt Simmons, MD 
Lead Team Physician/Medical Director
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

Stephen Rodes, MD 
Lead Orthopedic Surgeon
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

Jimmy Jiang, MD 
Hand/Upper Extremity Specialist
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

Travis Jones, DPM 
Foot and Ankle Specialist
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

Brian Seng, DO 
Total Joint Orthopedic Surgeon
Arthritis & Total Joint Specialists

 

Concussion Specialist

Daniel Charek, PhD 
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

 

Associate Team Physicians

Grant Wolfe, MD 
General Surgeon
Northside Cherokee Surgical Associates

Kirk Hewling, MD
Family Medicine
Towne Lake Primary Care

Ramal Weragoda, MD 
Cardiologist
Northside Heart

Saima Khurram, MD 
Neurologist
Premier Neurological Care

Thomas Eye Group 
Ophthalmology

Goodman Dermatology 
Dermatology

Courtney French, MD 
Ear, Nose and Throat
Southern ENT

 

CONCIERGE CARE

For your convenience, the Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network offers a concierge line to make it as easy as possible for you to receive care for non-emergent injuries. You will have prompt, easy access to the gold standard of orthopedic care, receiving comprehensive services to treat and rehabilitate the sports injury.

Call 770-852-7535, and leave a message including a brief description, the sports league, the athlete‚Äôs name and a callback number, and you will receive a call the morning of the next business day to quickly be seen by one of our sports medicine specialists.

Learn More About the Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network 

Meet Our Staff

Matt Simmons, MD

Lead Team Physician/Medicine Director
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network           


             
 

Stephen Rodes, MD

Lead Orthopedic Surgeon
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network



 

 

Jimmy Jiang, MD

Hand/Upper Extremity Specialist
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network



 

 

Travis Jones,  DPM

Foot and Ankle Specialist
Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network

 
 

Brian Seng, DO

Total Joint Orthopedic Surgeon
Arthritis & Joint Specialists



 

Charles Cha, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon/Spine Specialist
Georgia Bone & Joint Surgeons, PC