Denny A. Carter, M.D. grew up in Georgia with a love of sports and the
outdoors, playing in tennis tournaments throughout the south and spending
time hunting and fishing. He was a national merit scholar and earned a
full academic scholarship to Mississippi State University, graduating
summa cum laude in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He then attended
the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where he finished with a 4.0
grade point average. He completed a surgical internship in Charleston,
South Carolina before undergoing orthopaedic surgery residency training
at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. At LSU, he gained
valuable experience in orthopaedic trauma surgery at the famous Charity
Hospital in New Orleans.
Dr. Carter joined Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery in
2003, obtaining board certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic
Surgery in 2005 and subspecialty certification in sports medicine in 2011.
Dr. Carter has been heavily involved in bringing new technology to Southeast
Georgia Health System including computer assisted knee replacement, reverse
shoulder replacement, resurfacing arthroplasty of the shoulder, and robotic
assisted partial knee replacement.
Dr. Carter has served as the team physician for the Brunswick High School
Pirates since 2007. He has worked with the Health System’s outstanding
team of athletic trainers, physician’s assistants, nurses, and doctors
in developing a comprehensive sports medicine program for athletes in
Glynn, Camden, and McIntosh counties. He has served as the medical director
of Outpatient Rehabilitation since 2005 and as Chief of Surgery at the
Health System’s Brunswick campus from 2010 to 2014. He practices
general orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty interest in sports medicine
and joint replacement. He is an active member of the American Academy
of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine,
the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Georgia Orthopaedic
Society. Dr. Carter, his wife and their children live in Brunswick.