Diane Payne, MPT, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Emory University School of Medicine

Director of Hand Trauma

Grady Memorial Hospital

Office: Grady Memorial Hospital

Phone: 404-616-4473

Fax: 404-778-1552

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture

80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
3rd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303


  • Medical School, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 2004
  • Residency, Duke University Medical Center, 2009
  • Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, 2010


Areas of Interest:

  • Hand and microvascular surgery
  • orthopaedic trauma


  • Duke Hand Club
  • Piedmont Society Member
  • Southern Orthopedic Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellow
  • Hawaii Orthopedic Association
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society


"Vascular Perfusion of a Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle Turnover Pedicle Flap for Posterior Elbow Soft Tissue Reconstruction:  A Cadaveric Study".  JHS, 2011; 36(2):246-51.

Vascular Evaluation of the Upper Extremity.  In:  Culp RW, Jacoby S(Ed).  Musculoskeletal Examination of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand:  Making the Complex Simple.  Slack Incorporated; 2012:311-326.

"Cryptococcal Abscess Imitating a Soft-Tissue Sarcoma in Immunocompetent Host".  JBJS, 2010;92:1890-3.

"Outcomes of Intramedullary Fixation of Clavicular Fractures". J of Orthopedics, 2011;June;40(6):E99-104.