Georgia native Kevin Brooks, M.D., was the valedictorian of his senior
class at Ware County High School in 1990, where he was also the most valuable
player in varsity basketball and tennis, as well as scholar athlete of
the year. Dr. Brooks went on to graduate with honors with a Bachelor of
Science degree from Mercer University in Macon, Ga., where he was a Ty
Cobb Scholar, Troutman Weir Scholar Athlete of the Year, and an officer
of Sigma Nu Fraternity.
He obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia (MCG)
and earned the Outstanding Surgery Research Award and election into the
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Brooks completed his orthopaedic
surgery residency at MCG in 2003, and then served as an assistant professor
of orthopaedic surgery for two years. Subsequently, he joined the staff
of Southern Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Brunswick, where he remains
Dr. Brooks has earned fellowship status with the American Academy of Orthopaedic
Surgeons and is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
He specializes in total joint replacement, implementing the latest technologies
including computer and robotic assisted surgery. He has served as the
medical director of the Joint Replacement Center since its inception.
Dr. Brooks enjoys golfing, hiking, cycling, running and paddleboarding
in his spare time. He and his wife, an ophthalmologist, currently live
on St. Simons Island with their twin daughters Kate and Lucy.