Thomas Moore, Jr., M.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Emory University School of Medicine

Residency Program Associate Director

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Office: Grady Memorial Hospital

Phone: 404-778-1550

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture

80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
3rd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303

Education

  • Medical School, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, Illinois, 2007
  • Internship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2008
  • Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2012
  • Fellowship, Parkland / UTSouthwestern, Dallas, TX, 2013

Biography

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Thomas Moore Jr. specializes in Orthopedic Trauma with an emphasis on severe musculoskeletal injuries of the upper extremity, pelvis, hip, knee, and ankle, as well as fracture nonunion and other complications of problem fractures. Dr. Moore is active in the education of medical students, and residents in Atlanta and at conferences nationwide. He is also an associate Program Director for the Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery residency.

Dr. Moore is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine and works primarily at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Moore received his undergraduate degree from Boston College. He attended medical school at the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago Illinois and completed a five-year Orthopedic Surgery residency at Emory University. He went on to complete an Orthopedic Trauma fellowship in Dallas Texas at Parkland Hospital where he developed a special interest in the percutaneous treatment of many fractures.

He is an active member of many professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and AO Trauma North America. Dr. Moore has lived and worked in Atlanta since completing his training, where he has become one of the busiest orthopedic trauma surgeons in the country. Dr. Moore has written in the 8th edition of Rockwood and Green’s: Fractures in Adults on post traumatic stress disorder in the orthopaedic patient and has published research in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Injury, the Journal of Hand Surgery, and others. When Dr. Moore is not practicing Orthopaedic Surgery, he enjoys spending time with his wife Christina and four children, and his hobbies include basketball, water skiing, the guitar, and classic movies.

Honors & Awards

  • Resident Leader Program 2011 - American Orthopaedic Association
  • Emerging Leader Program 2012-2014 - American Orthopaedic Association

Memberships

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association: Candidate Member
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Robert P. Kelly Orthopaedic Society

Research

Moore TJ, North C, Starr A.  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Orthopaedic Trauma.  Rockwood and Green’s: Fractures in Adults, 8th edition

Labib S, Moore TJ. Early Clinical Results of the INBONE Total Ankle Replacement.  

Podium Presentation:  2012 AOFAS Subspecialty Day, AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Leversedge FJ, Moore TJ, Peterson BC, Seiler JG 3rd. Compartment syndrome of the upper extremity. Journal of Hand Surgery American. 2011 March; 36(3): 544-59

Moore TJ, Anderson B, Seiler JG 3rd. Flexor Tendon Reconstruction.  Journal of Hand Surgery American. 2010 June; 35(6): 1025-30

The case for neuroma resection:  Elbow flexion recovery after nerve grafting in obstetrical brachial plexus palsy. 

Podium Presentation:  2009 American Society for Peripheral Nerve (ASPN) Annual Meeting:  Maui, HI