Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery
Bone and joint problems affect people of all ages and abilities. Summit
Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast
Georgia Health System, has orthopedic surgeons with the expertise to accurately
diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions of every kind. Our orthopedic
surgeons perform more than 2,000 hip, knee, shoulder, wrist, elbow, ankle
and foot procedures, including fracture management and robotic surgery
to replace joints, each year.
At Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, we focus on reducing
pain, restoring mobility and improving your quality of life. We combine
the best qualities of a medical practice with the strength and integrated
resources of the region’s leading health system. We are supported
by a network of facilities, information and technology that only Southeast
Georgia Health System can provide. This means you and your family can
rely on Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery for unparalleled care.
To schedule an appointment, call 912-466-7340
Our orthopedic surgeons use the latest technology available for total hip
replacement and total and partial knee replacement, so you can regain
mobility quickly and return to your active life, free of joint pain. The
Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System is a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled
robotic joint replacement system for hips and knees that helps our surgeons
achieve unmatched levels of personalization and reproducible precision
as they position and align joint implants.
Every detail, from preoperative education to postoperative rehabilitation,
is reviewed with you. Treatment plans are developed with the goal of ensuring
excellent outcomes and a shorter hospital stay.
Learn more about
Mako total hip replacement surgery,
Makoknee replacement surgery, and
ROSA KNEE Robotic Technology for total knee replacement at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery.
Our physicians treat athletes from recreational tennis players to high
school football players and professional athletes. Our integrated team
of therapists and sports medicine physicians gets players back in the
game quickly and safely, using conservative measures and state-of-the-art
techniques during orthopedic surgeries.
Learn more about
sports medicine at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery.
How well you recover from a concussion determines your quality of life
at home, work, school and sports – today and in the future. Your
symptoms may be minor or serious, but one thing is certain: you need a
doctor who understands how to help you heal. Our concussion management expert,
Lindsey Sweat, M.D.
, is a certified ImPACT® consultant, which allows her to provide innovative
Learn more about
concussion management at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery.
Camden Campus Injury Clinic
If your weekend plans were cut short from an unexpected injury, visit
Christopher Yonz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon with Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery,
on Monday morning for his Camden Campus Injury Clinic. No appointment
necessary. Walk-ins welcome.
When: Monday mornings, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 2060 Dan Proctor Drive, Suite 1400, St. Marys
Patients should bring their insurance card, ID card, copay and radiology
images (if available). If self-pay, a down payment will be required.
Learn more about our
Camden Campus Injury Clinic at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery
Our physiatrists provide evaluations and treatments for acute and chronic
spine pain and injuries. Whether you have a herniated disc, spinal stenosis
or other spinal disorder, you can be assured that you will receive the
best treatment. Spinal injections for low back pain and sciatica can provide
relief as well as valuable diagnostic information. Injections are performed
at the Brunswick Campus and require no anesthesia.
Learn more about our
We help you schedule workers’ compensation appointments in a timely
manner and we make sure patient status reports with pertinent work-related
information are completed during office visits. Our physicians and staff
are committed to providing open lines of communication with employers
and insurance companies to ensure that all policies and protocols are followed.
In addition to joint replacement, our surgeons are trained in the latest
surgical and nonsurgical techniques with the goal of getting you back
to your daily life as soon as possible. They frequently perform:
- Arthroscopic ligament reconstruction
- Foot and ankle surgery
- Fracture repair
- Hand and elbow repair
- Knee repair
- Rotator cuff repair
- Shoulder reconstruction
Advanced Diagnostic Services
- Nerve conduction studies
- Electromyogram (EMG)
- Latest digital X-ray technology
Learn more about our services
As part of our integrated approach to improving mobility and quality of
life, we also offer the services of physical medicine rehabilitation specialists
(physiatrists). As a bone, nerve, tissue and muscle expert who diagnoses
pain and administers nonsurgical orthopedic treatments, our physiatrists
aim to restore optimal function to patients. Other specialists we have
on staff to meet your needs include:
- Hip specialist
- Nonsurgical neck and back specialist
- Foot and ankle specialist
- Hand and wrist specialist
To schedule an appointment, call 912-466-7340.
Healthy Partners Articles
Does Knee Pain Slow You Down?
Healthy Partners, Winter 2021
Persistent knee pain can limit your ability to enjoy recreational and everyday
activities, like golfing or gardening. As a result, you may also lose
the ability to enjoy life to its fullest. If you’re considering
joint replacement surgery, here’s some good news: Robotic knee surgery
is now available at the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus.
A New Lease on Life
Healthy Partners, Fall 2018
Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery is changing the way joint
replacement is done. Want to learn more about joint replacement and the
benefits of Mako? Read our featured article in the Fall 2018 issue of
Getting Back to Life
Healthy Partners, Summer 2018
Surgery isn’t always necessary, but when conservative treatment
doesn’t get the job done, arthroscopic surgery can provide results
without the downtime associated with traditional orthopedic surgical techniques.
Read our featured article in the Summer 2018 issue of Healthy Partners!
Healthy Partners, Fall 2017
Learn how thumb joint replacement surgery can restore functionality in
someone suffering from arthritis in our featured article in the Fall 2017
issue of Healthy Partners!