ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Resurgens Orthopaedics, Georgia's largest orthopaedic practice, is announcing the opening of the Resurgens East Surgery Center in Covington, its seventh surgery center, which helps to fill out the practice's geographic footprint in metro Atlanta. Resurgens Orthopaedics also is announcing the hire of Dr. Stephenson Ikpe, Jr., who will practice out of that location.
The East Surgery Center is conveniently located for residents of Newton, Rockdale and south DeKalb counties. Previously, the practice's closest surgery centers on the east side of Atlanta were in Morrow and Lawrenceville. Dr. Ikpe's areas of expertise include general orthopaedics, arthroscopic knee and shoulder reconstruction, knee and shoulder surgery, and sports medicine. Resurgens' other physicians who will work out of the East Surgery Center are Dr. Jane S. Tan, a hand specialist; Dr. Roderica E. Cottrell, who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation; Dr. Robert T. Greenfield, a spine specialist; and Dr. Chealon D. Miller, who specializes in sports medicine. Emory Anesthesia will provide that medical specialty. "We are thrilled to be able to offer our top-quality service with greater convenience to the hundreds of thousands of people who live in this growing part of metro Atlanta," Resurgens Co-President Dr. Douglas W. Lundy said. "And Dr. Ikpe will make an important addition to round out our staff." Dr. Stephenson Ikpe, Jr. practices at Resurgens' East Surgery Center in Covington. He completed his medical degree at University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is board-eligible before the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Resurgens Orthopaedics, one of the nation's largest orthopaedic practices, has 21 offices throughout metro Atlanta, serving the residents of Georgia, the southeast and beyond. Resurgens Orthopaedics provides comprehensive operative and non-operative musculoskeletal care in a single location, from injury diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and imaging services. With 97 physicians, Resurgens Orthopaedics provides specialized expertise and broad experience in the areas of sports medicine, joint replacement, neck and back surgery, foot and ankle surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, non-operative spine care, hand surgery, arthroscopic surgery, epidural steroid injection, general orthopaedics and trauma care. Resurgens Orthopaedics - Reach for MORE.