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Christopher Haraszti, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Haraszti M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon who is committed to providing skilled and compassionate care to his patients. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and specializes in sports medicine, as well as hip and knee replacement surgery. Utilizing state of the art technologies, he has dedicated himself to the development of methods to decrease postoperative pain and speed the recovery process.

An accomplished musician and Atlanta native, Dr. Haraszti earned both his college and medical degrees from Emory University. He obtained training in orthopedics at Tulane University in New Orleans where he completed his residency. While at Tulane, he sharpened his orthopedic trauma skills at Charity Hospital, one of the busiest emergency rooms in the country. Dr. Haraszti also served as a chief resident in orthopedics at Tulane where he provided care following Hurricane Katrina and contributed to the city’s renewal. Nationally ranked in the sport of Jiu-Jitsu and submission grappling, Dr. Haraszti has been the doctor for several professional fighters and is uniquely qualified to treat athletes as well.

Click to hear Dr. Haraszti discuss the latest in orthopedic surgery on WSB-AM's "The Weekly Check-Up" radio show.


Robert S. Bachner, M.D.

Dr. Robert Bachner is an orthopedic physician who received his board certification from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He received his medical degree from Cornell University and completed a fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Bachner specializes in all things joint including: the arm, elbow, foot and ankle, hand and wrist, hip, knee, lower back, neck, shoulder and spine.

He enjoys establishing a relationship with his patients and taking the time to listen to their concerns and finds that it is most important to educate patients about their conditions, what the treatment options are, and help them decide what treatment is best for them. It is important to approach each patient individual and provide a treatment plan tailored for each person.


Paul F. Richin, M.D.

Dr. Paul Richin is an orthopedic physician who received his board certification from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington DC and prior to that he received an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. Dr. Richin is a member of the State Medical Society and State Orthopedic Society.

He specializes in various conditions and treatments of the knee and hip as well as sports medicine.

Dr. Richin

Amanda Dempsey, M.D.

Dr. Amanda Dempsey is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with a Certificate of Added Qualification in hand surgery. Dr. Dempsey treats a wide variety of conditions associated with the upper extremities, including acute trauma, reconstruction of traumatic conditions, fracture, amputation, arthritis, nerve compression, arthroscopy, Dupuytrens, as well as vascular conditions of the hand.
Amanda Dempsey, MD
Dr. Dempsey completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the prestigious Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, KY. Prior to that, she completed her orthopaedic training at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY.   She graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 2009 and earned a BS in microbiology with a minor in German from the University of Georgia.  Dr. Dempsey has professional affiliations with the American Association for Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. She currently serves on the Physician Reimbursement and Coding Committee, and has previously served on the Diversity Committee within the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Dempsey strives to provide patient centered care, with shared decision making, and an emphasis on patient education. Her goal is to treat each patient as she would want a family member to be cared for. She has a special interest in wide awake hand surgery.

Dr. Dempsey is an Atlanta native, and she was born at DeKalb General, now known as Emory Decatur Hospital.  She grew up in Stone Mountain and attended Chamblee High School. She is married and has two sons.  She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, exercising, traveling, and playing the violin. 

Augustine Conduah, M.D.

(Podcasts Available: Knee Arthroscopy And Rotator Cuff Injury)

Dr. Conduah is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, GA, a world leader in orthopedic and sports medicine research, education and treatment. He is a member of The Hughston Society, a group orthopedic surgeons and other physicians who are bound by a genuine concern for athletes and a desire to help them return to competition injury free in the shortest amount of time.

Dr. Conduah

Prior to becoming a Hughston fellow, Dr. Conduah completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He earned a Doctor of Medicine from UCLA as well at the David Geffen School of Medicine, where he was named a Leonard Marmor Foundation scholar and received a Letter of Distinction in Surgery Clerkship.

When Dr. Conduah isn’t in the operating room performing knee replacement surgery or reconstructing torn anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) or seeing patients in his office, he’s out serving in the community. Whether it’s educating weekend warriors or those suffering from arthritis, Dr. Conduah routinely presents community seminars to inform people on the latest advances in pain management, and injury prevention and treatment. He is the team physician for the athletics department of Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, GA. You can read more about Dr. Conduah's background and work in this Rockdale Citizen feature article.

“I focus on educating patients about their condition in order help them achieve the best results possible”. For some people that means simply not being in constant pain, and for others it may mean being able to play sports again and getting back into action” shares Dr. Conduah, who treats all types of musculoskeletal issues.

Dr. Conduah lives in Sandy Springs with his wife and three children.

Click to hear Dr. Conduah discuss the diagnosis, treatment and management of osteoarthritis of the knee on WSB-AM's "The Weekly Check-Up" radio show.

Elizabeth Berlin, P.A.

Elizabeth attended the University of Kentucky where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology. She then completed her graduate education at Mercer University where she earned a Master of Physician Sciences Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Elizabeth is board certified by The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA PA-C) and the state of Georgia. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery. Elizabeth has also received certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) in 2010 and Advanced Life Support for Obstetrics (ALSO) in 2011.


Similar to Dr. Conduah, Elizabeth enjoys serving the community and can often be seen with Dr. Conduah at Arabia Mt. High School serving as the football team's physician assistant. She believes in treating patients with kindness and respect and making sure individual attention is provided to each patient.

Elizabeth lives in Atlanta with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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