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J. Kevin Brooks M.D.

J. Kevin Brooks, M.D.

Medical Director, Joint Replacement Center

Area of Practice:
Joint Replacement
Language Spoken: English

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


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 in practice.

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.

Hospital Privileges

This provider is an independent member of our medical staff and not an employee or agent of Southeast Georgia Health System. He has hospital privileges at:

  • Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus
  • Southeast Georgia Health System-Camden Campus


Mercer University


Medical College of Georgia


Medical College of Georgia


Medical College of Georgia