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Nicolas S. Bonnaig, M.D.


General Orthopaedics

Sports Medicine

Shoulder and Knee

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Dr. Nicolas Bonnaig is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is fellowship trained in sports medicine. In addition to sports medicine, his specialties include shoulder, knee, arthroscopic surgery, reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee, general orthopaedics and fracture care. Dr. Bonnaig also performs total and reverse total shoulder replacements. He sees patients in the East Cobb and Marietta offices.

Dr. Bonnaig graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Minor in Chemistry. He received his Medical Degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati. He then completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at The Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Bonnaig has received numerous academic honors and awards including graduating Cum Laude from Meharry Medical College, the Matthew Walker Surgical Society Award -awarded to the top medical student in surgery, and the Boston College AHANA Scholars Award. During his fellowship training he served as an assistant team physician for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, University of Memphis, and the Triple A affiliate for the Saint Louis Cardinals, the Memphis Red Birds. He has served as team physician for local area high schools in Memphis and Cincinnati and has served as the team physician for Lassiter High School and The Walker School in Marietta, Georgia. He is currently a team physician for Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. He has been named a "Top Doctor in Sports Medicine" by Georgia Trend.

Dr. Bonnaig has been involved in research and education. He has published articles and textbook chapters related to injuries of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee and has given lectures to Orthopaedic Residents in training, Physical Therapists, and Athletic Trainers.

Dr. Bonnaig and his wife live in Marietta with their children. During his free time, he enjoys playing sports, international travel, and spending time with his family.

Education & Training

Undergraduate Education
Boston College
Newton, MA (2004)
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Minor in Chemistry

Medical School
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN (2008)
Doctor of Medicine

Postgraduate Training 
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH (2013)

Sports Medicine Fellowship
The Campbell Clinic
Memphis, TN (2014)

Board Certified American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America

J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

Cobb Medical Society

Georgia Orthopaedic Society