Our Latest News We are excited to announce our newest physician, Bryan Kumiga, D.O., MS! Dr. Kumiga is an Interventional Spine and Sport Physiatrist and will be seeing patients in our Hiram, Marietta and Woodstock locations!      

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News And Events

News And Events

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Happy 4th from Team Pinnacle at the Woodstock Freedom Run!

Pinnacle is the Title Sponsor at the Woodstock Freedom Run!

Watch Dr. Brandon Burris being interviewed regarding Pinnacle's sponsorship with the Woodstock Freedom Run! 

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Pilgrim’s Pride Family Picnic and Health Fair

June 9, 2018 – Pinnacle Orthopaedics attends the Pilgrim’s Pride Family Picnic and Health Fair!  Pinnacle is on the workers compensation panel at Pilgrim’s Pride Poultry in Canton which has about 750 employees complex wide!

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GWCA Summer Conference

June 6, 2018 – Pinnacle is excited to be exhibiting at the GWCA Summer Conference in Jekyll Island and promoting our comprehensive workers’ compensation services!

 

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Run With the Badges Glow Run

June 1, 2018 - Tonight we were the main sponsor for the Run With the Badges Glow Run!  This is 5K Run that benefits Paulding Public Safety!  We are happy to support our first responders of Paulding County!

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City of Douglasville Employee Health and Wellness Fair

May 22, 2018 - We are enjoying meeting people at the City of Douglasville Employee Health and Wellness Fair! We love sharing our complete workers compensation services to the Douglasville community!  Pinnacle Orthopaedics - getting you back to the life you love!

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Walker Backer Golf Tournament!

May 7, 2018 – Today some of our doctors attended the Walker Backer Golf Tournament! Pinnacle Orthopaedics is proud to sponsor this event in support of the Walker School Athletics!

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Physical Day!

April 28, 2018 -  Physical Day! Today our doctors and staff performed sports physicals on area high school athletes.  These sports physicals are required to participate in High School sports.  We are the team physicians for North Cobb High School, Harrison High School, Walker School and Kennesaw Mountain High School.  Pinnacle Orthopaedics - keeping our high school athletes at the top of their game!

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Barber Middle School Running Club

April 27, 2018 - In continuing our support for our local schools, we were a sponsor Barber Middle School Running Club in Cobb County! Pinnacle Orthopaedics- Keeping You at the Top of Your Game!

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Paulding Chamber Classic Golf Tournament

We support the county chamber of commerce” in which our offices are located!  Today we are attending the Paulding Chamber Classic Golf Tournament!  It’s a beautiful Spring morning to bond with the Paulding chamber members.

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Atlanta Blaze Home Opener!

April 22, 2018 -  Its Atlanta Blaze Home Opener!  Pinnacle Orthopaedics is very excited to be a part of the Atlanta Blaze by being their Preferred Orthopaedic Provider.  Dr. Brandon Burris is the head team physician.  These athletes put it all on the line each day with training, skill and dedication. Pinnacle Orthopaedics does the same by putting it all on the line for our athletes to keep them at the top of their game.

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Timber Ridge Elementary 5K

April 21, 2018

It is important to us to be involved with our community.  We have 5 communities!  Today we sponsored the Timber Ridge Elementary 5K in East Cobb!  We had a great time “Running the Ridge” this chilly morning!

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eClinicalWorks Innovation Summit

April 10, 2018 Several of our Pinnacle Managers attend the 2018 eClinicalWorks Innovation Summit in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  This education is a continuum of our patient service in order to manage effective outcomes that meet the needs of our patients.

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Northside Cherokee Hospital Regional Physician Networking Event

March 22, 2018 -  Today Dr. Karthik Ponnusamy attended the Northside Cherokee Hospital Regional Physician Networking Event held at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center.  We exhibited our practice to highlight our Cherokee offices and physicians and enjoyed meeting community and in-house physicians and new medical staff members and getting the Northside Hospital Cherokee Administrative Update . 

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Vinings Business and Food Expo

March 20, 2018 - Today we are exhibiting at the Vinings Business and Food Expo from 4p-7p at the Hotel Indigo Vinings!  We have a strong comprehensive workers compensation service and are excited to share with the Vinings Community.  Pinnacle Orthopaedics-Getting You Back to the Life You Love!

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Kennesaw State University’s Annual Health Fair

March 13, 2018 - Today we are participating in Kennesaw State University’s Annual Health Fair for their students and faculty! As Kennesaw States Preferred Orthopaedic Provider we support all students, athletes, faculty and administrative personnel’s bone and musculoskeletal health.

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Sports Medicine Journal Club

Feb 28. 2018  - Pinnacle Physicians hosted a very informative Sports Medicine Journal Club meeting tonight for area athletic trainers and physical therapists. Pinnacle Orthopaedics- Keeping You at the Top of Your Game!

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Dr. Scott Swayze was the Medical Association of Georgia's Doctor of the Day at the State Capitol today!

Feb. 23, 2018

Dr. Scott Swayze was the Medical Association of Georgia's Doctor of the Day at the State Capitol today! The Doctor of the Day volunteers at the Medical Aid Station at the State Capitol during the legislative session. He is pictured with Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, and State Senators Kay Kirkpatrick and Jennifer Jordan.  We are proud of Dr Swayze!

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Dr Michael Hull speaks at the Atlanta Chapter of NAON

Feb. 17, 2018

Pinnacle’s Foot and Ankle Specialist, Dr Michael Hull, spoke on “Common Foot and Ankle Complaints and their Conservative Management” at the meeting of the Atlanta Chapter of NAON (National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses.) Their theme was “There’s No Business Like Bone Business” and we agree!

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Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 47th Annual Meeting

Pinnacle Chief Administrator, Donna Fisher, Chief Operations Manager, Donna Rice and Marketing Manager, Michelle Henschel attend the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 47th Annual Meeting!  It was a great presentation on “Connecting, Creating and Cultivating.”

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Severed Fingertip Recovery: A common injury with an uncommon treatment!

Last year Pinnacle Orthopaedics had a patient who was a construction worker operating a skill saw when he sustained a laceration to his left index finger.  He sustained what is called in medical terms an open distal phalanx fracture with volar oblique tip amputation – meaning the tip of his index finger was cut off and bone was exposed.

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Stan Dysart, MD co writes a study published in Surgical Technology International

Stan Dysart, MD co wrote a study regarding post surgical pain after a total knee arthroplasty. The title of the study is: A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind Study of Local Infiltration Analgesia with Liposomal Bupivacaine for Postsurgical Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Rationale and Design of the Pillar Trail.  The study was published in Surgical Technology International - Volume 30. For more information and to view the article go to: surgicaltechnology.com

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Dr. Starnes performs new procedure for Carpal Tunnel Patients

March 22, 2018 -  Today Dr. Karthik Ponnusamy attended the Northside Cherokee Hospital Regional Physician Networking Event held at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center.  We exhibited our practice to highlight our Cherokee offices and physicians and enjoyed meeting community and in-house physicians and new medical staff members and getting the Northside Hospital Cherokee Administrative Update . 

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Futuristic Surgical Technology Today, Featuring Dr. Dysart

As Seen in Cobb Living Magazine Baby-boomers who grew up watching sci-fi shows where surgical procedures were instantaneous and recovery nearly immediate are increasingly becoming the beneficiaries of similar futuristic medical technology.

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Body Work, Featuring Dr. Terrell

Pinnacle physician, known for his difficult cases, reknits Nigerian's bones using a Russian technique.

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Want Your Life Back? Featuring Dr. Swayze

Is hip, knee or shoulder pain restricting your enjoyment of daily activities? With the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery, most Americans suffering from osteoarthritis can be assured of relief of pain and the ability to live a fuller, more active life.

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Dr. John Day Performs Procedure for Hip Replacements

Pinnacle Orthopaedics is excited to announce that Dr. John Day is now performing a new procedure for Total Hip Replacements. This procedure is called the Anterior Approach to Total Hip Replacement.

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