Dr. Spero G Karas MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Spero Karas is an orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia and 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 21 years. Dr. Karas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 37 doctors at Emory University Hospital and one of 44 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
High performing in Orthopedics

Emory-Adventist Hospital

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Orthopedics

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 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of the effect of medical assistants versus certified athletic trainers on patient volumes and revenue generation in a sports medicine practice.
Pecha, F. Q.,Xerogeanes, J. W.,Karas, S. G.,Himes, M. E.,Mines, B. A.

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.

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Insurances Accepted

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

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