Dr. Spero G Karas MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Spero Karas is an orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Karas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 35 doctors at Emory University Hospital and one of 42 at Emory University Hospital Midtown who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Orthopedics

Emory University Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Emory-Adventist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1995

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995 - 1999

Steadman Hawkins Clinic
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1999 - 2000

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 12 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 6 years in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

A Biomechanical Analysis of Point of Failure During Lateral-Row Tensioning in Transosseous-Equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair.
Dierckman, B.D., Goldstein, J.L., Hammond, K.E., Karas, S.G.

Anterior cruciate ligament femoral tunnel drilling through anteromedial portal: axial plane drill angle affects tunnel length.
Hamilton, S.C., Jackson, E.R., Karas, S.G.

Shoulder external rotation fatigue and scapular muscle activation and kinematics in overhead athletes.
Joshi, M., Thigpen, C.A., Bunn, K., Karas, S.G., Padua, D.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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