Dr. Tapan K. Daftari MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Tapan Daftari is an orthopedic surgeon in Austell, Georgia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta and WellStar Cobb Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Daftari accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 37 doctors at Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta and one of 32 at WellStar Cobb Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Gujarati.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Clinical Interests: Spine, Replacement operations, Reconstruction, Minimally invasive surgery, Spinal surgery, Total disc replacement, cervical spine surgery, reconstructive lumbar spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery
Education & Medical Training
Residency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1989
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989 - 1994
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1988
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 17 years in Orthopaedic Surgery
GA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Kinematics of a selectively constrained radiolucent anterior lumbar disc: Comparisons to hybrid and circumferential fusion.
Daftari, T. K., Chinthakunta, S. R., Ingalhalikar, A., Gudipally, M., Hussain, M., Khalil, S.
Is pathology examination of disc specimens necessary after routine anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?
Daftari, T. K., Levine, J., Fischgrund, J. S., Herkowitz, H. N.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis presenting as a popliteal cyst in a child. A case report.
Meehan, P. L., Daftari, T.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
- BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
- BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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2041 Mesa Valley Way
Austell, GA 30106
Phone: (770) 944-1100
Fax: (770) 944-6469