Michael Gottschalk, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Director of Clinical Research

Emory Univeristy School of Medicine

Phone: 404-778-3350

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedics, Sports & Spine at Dunwoody

4555 North Shallowford Road
Suite 100

Dunwoody, GA 30338


  • Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2005
  • Internship, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Residency, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Fellowship, NYU Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY


    Dr. Gottschalk grew up in Dallas, Texas as the youngest of three boys. Dr. Gottschalk received an academic scholarship to attend the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin.  After graduating from UT Austin, he then went to complete medical school at the University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio.  Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Gottschalk completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency at Emory University..   
    After the completion of his Orthopaedic Surgical Training, Dr. Gottschalk was selected to the prestigious Emanuel Kaplan Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases (Ranked #5 in Orthopaedics by US World and News Report).  He was selected as the Hand and Upper Extremity administrative fellow and served on the resident council for quality and safety.
    Dr. Gottschalk will be seeing patients at the Emory Orthopaedic Office at Dunwoody.  He will also spend a portion of his time at the Veterans Hospital of Atlanta, Grady Memorial Hospital, and as the Director of Clinical Outcomes Based Research for the Department of Orthopaedics.  His clinical interests include pathologies ranging from the fingertip to the shoulder.
    Dr. Gottschalk and his wife Kim are delighted to be back in Atlanta with their new addition to their family, Reese Gottschalk.

Honors and Awards

  • Honors and AwardsResident Best Paper Award Lumber Spine Research Society

           LSRS 2015

  • 2nd Place Georgia Committee on Trauma

          GCOT 2014

  • 2nd Place Resident Research Award

          Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS) 2014

  • 1st Place Resident Research Award

           Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS) 2014

  • 2nd Place Emory Senior Research Day

           Kelly Day (Dr. Levine) 2014

  • Appointed Resident Leader
  • American Orthopaedic Association 2013