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Faculty


Meet the faculty of the Gwinnett Medical Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.         

 

Dr.BuchananDr. John Buchanan is a core faculty member for the Gwinnett Medical Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and a sports medicine physician with Children’s Orthopedics/Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (CHOA). He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine and completed an internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Dr. Buchanan attended the University of Alabama for his residency and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at University of Notre Dame.  While in the US Army, he was an Assistant Chief and Flight Surgeon. 

Dr. Buchanan specializes in nonsurgical orthopedics. He currently serves as head team physician for Mill Creek High School and assistant team physician for the Gwinnett Gladiator, in addition to, providing sports medicine care to numerous other area high school and college athletes.

 

Dr.Alsobrook

Dr. John Alsobrook is a core faculty member for the Gwinnett Medical Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship and a sports medicine physician with Children’s Orthopedics/Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (CHOA).  Dr. Alsobrook completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Florida and Notre Dame University, respectively. While in South Bend, he provided sports medicine services for the Fighting Irish athletes.

 

Dr.El-Amin

Dr. Saadiq El-Amin is a core faculty member for the Gwinnett Medical Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, and an orthopedic surgery specialist. He received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency at University of Virginia Health Science Center, where he was the chief orthopedic surgery resident. He competed his shoulder and sports medicine fellowship at Cornell Medical College.

He is the CEO and Owner of El-Amin Orthopedics’ & Sports Medicine Institute. He is also the Founder/Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine, Lab for Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, and the Chief Scientific Officer/Owner of Biointegrate. 

Dr. El-Amin currently serves as head team physician for both North Gwinnett High School and Lanier High School.  He provides sports medicine care to numerous other area high schools, colleges, and professional athletes.


Additional Faculty

Kristin Crea – Director of Athletic Training  

Ashley Buechner – Athletic Trainer

David Schwartz – Behavioral Medicine

Adam Shunk – Neuropsychology

Lance Dasher – Radiologist

Candice McGraw – Pharmacist

Reva Grant – Pharmacist

Kristie Delgado – Exercise Physiologist

Cris Hartley – Nutritionist

Lois Vergis – Nutritionist

Martina Tracey – Physical Therapy

Becky Thompson – Physical Therapy

Phillip Jones – Head Football Coach Brookwood High School