Kyle Hammond, M.D.

Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery

Emory University School of Medicine

Phone: 404-778-3350

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedics, Sports & Spine

6335 Hospital Pkwy
Ste 302

Johns Creek, GA 30097

Education

  • Medical School, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
  • Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Biography

Dr. Kyle Hammond spent his childhood in Johns Creek, GA and graduated from Chattahoochee High School before attending the University of Georgia. Dr. Hammond graduated with honors in Microbiology from UGA, and then attended the Medical College of Georgia and graduated with honors, obtaining his medical degree. Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Hammond completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency at Emory University. While in his training, Dr. Hammond received the "Outstanding Resident Award", and was twice the 1st runner-up in the Kelly Society’s Annual Research Award. In 2011 and 2012, Dr. Hammond’s research on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL Surgery) won the 1st place Award for Research at the Annual Southern Orthopaedic Association and Georgia Orthopaedic Association meetings. He also worked as a Resident Team Physician for Georgia Tech, Emory, and Oglethorpe University Athletics.

After the completion of his Orthopaedic Surgical Training, Dr. Hammond was selected to the ‘world-renowned’ Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery, and Concussion Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Hammond was the Associate Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for both the Duquesne University Football team and the University of Pittsburgh Men’s Basketball team. He also worked as a Team Physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the University of Pittsburgh athletics, Robert Morris College athletics, as well as the Pittsburgh Ballet. At the completion of his time in Pittsburgh, Dr. Hammond moved on to the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, New York to work alongside the renowned, Dr. Brian Kelly and learn his techniques in the field of hip arthroscopy.

Dr. Hammond will be seeing patients at Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center, as well as Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Dr. Hammond has a special interest in the overhead/throwing athlete, ligament injuries to the knee, Tommy John surgery, joint preservation surgery, and is one of the few fellowship trained hip arthroscopists and concussion specialists in Georgia.

Dr. Hammond and his family are excited to have returned home. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Angie and their twin boys, Chase and Knox. When he’s not busy with family and work, Dr. Hammond enjoys working-out, golf, tennis, baseball and football.

Awards

  • Research Award Winner, Kelly Society
  • Resident of the Year Award Winner, Southern Orthopaedic Association, Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Organizational Leadership Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery

Publications