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Michael Christopher Yonz M.D.

Michael Christopher Yonz, M.D.

Area of Practice:
Orthopaedics
Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Language Spoken: English
  • 1stPrimary Office

    Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery

    Address:
    2060 Dan Proctor Drive
    Suite 1400
    St. Marys, GA 31558
    Maps & Directions
    Phone:
    912-576-6355
    Fax:
    912-576-6393

Biography

Christopher M. Yonz, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, graduated with a medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency and sports medicine fellowship at University of Kentucky in Lexington. Prior to medical school, Dr. Yonz graduated Summa cum Laude from the University of Georgia. During his sports medicine fellowship, he had the unique opportunity to provide medical care to multiple, high level Division I athletes, who now play professionally, and an Olympian.

Dr. Yonz sees patients in St. Marys, Ga. He has a deep understanding of both surgical and nonsurgical treatments, managing injuries in-season, preventing injuries, and the intricate working relationship between trainers, coaches and doctors. Practicing patient-centered medicine, he takes the time to listen and understand his patient’s problems to ensure the best treatment plan.

When Dr. Yonz isn’t practicing medicine, he enjoys outside activities, especially golfing, walking, hiking and kayaking. Although Dr. Yonz had his pick of Health System’s to choose from throughout the country, he decided to return to his roots and family in Georgia following medical school and surgical training because family ties are as important to him as medicine.

Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, has three convenient locations. For more information, call 912-466-7340 in Brunswick, 912-466-5570 on St. Simons Island or 912-576-6355 in St. Marys.

Undergrad

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

MedSchool

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Internship

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Residency

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Fellowship

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY