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John G. Keating M.D. - Board Certified orthopedic surgeon

 - Board Certification: Diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Keating received his medical degree from Tulane University Medical School 1977-81, MD Degree, New Orleans, Louisiana and completed his undergraduate schooling at Georgia State University 1974-76  Pre-med requirements Atlanta, Georgia and Bowdoin College 1964-68, AB Degree Government major/History minor, Brunswick, Maine.        

He started his medical work history with an Internship in General Surgery 1981-82 at The Oschner Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana then onto Orthopedic Residency 1982-85 at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia and continued as Chief Resident: Orthopedics 1985-86 at Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia         

Business and Medical Professonal experince includes:

The Keating Group establish in 1986

Orthopedic Trauma Director, Atlanta Medical Center 2004

Assistant Director of Residency Program, Atlanta Medical Center 2004

Medical Director, Sheffield Clinic 2004;2006; present

President: Extreme Productions, Inc.

CEO: Non-Sport Self Defense, Inc. (NS2D)

Hospital Affiliations:

Atlanta Medical Center

Buckhead SurgiCenter

Orthopedic Consultant/Team Physician:                Training Consultant for:

Callaway Gardens Triathlon 1987             

Professional Karate Association

Professional Karate Commission

Battle of Atlanta, International Karate   Tournament 1981-2006

Ultimate Fight Championship VII Ring Physician            

Ring Physician for 21 world title bouts

National powerlifting championships, 1996-97 event physician 

Rick Roufus, world lightheavy weight champion :KICK, ISKA, PKA, WACO, PKC, K-1

Lee Haney, Mr. Olympia 1983-1991

Jeff Smith, world lightheavy weight champion PKA

Jerry Rhome, world heavy weight champion PKA

Romalis Ellis, Olympic Bronze Medalist boxing

Jerry Trimble, world welterweight champion PKA

John Perretti, world lightweight champion WKA 

Dave Justice, MVP Atlanta Braves

Kurt Bennett, All-Pro Hockey Defenseman

Bill Mathis, Fullback Baltimore Colts, 1973 SuperBowl

 Evander Holyfield

 Cedric Boswell, Top Ten Heavyweight Contender

Mark Russell, PGA

 

Memberships: Licensure: Honors/Interests:
Atlanta Orthopedic Society

Medical Association of Atlanta

American Medical Association

Medical Association of Georgia

Micheal Hoke Society

Fellow of AAOS

Alton Oschner Society

Flex Passed 1981

Louisiana License #16095 (expired) 1981-1982 

Georgia License #024444 1982-present      

Orthopedic Board Certification 1989: AAOS, Recertified 1999: AAOS

VISTA Volunteer: 

Ripley Tennessee; 1968-1969

State Merit Scholar 1964

James Bowdoin Scholar Bowdoin College

Hodding Carter Scholar 1964-68

First Place: Printmaking Division Piedmont Arts Festival 1972

Black Belt Tang Soo Do Karate 1976: SEKA Member #001

Jay T Will Kenpo Karate Black Belt certificate

Dr. Keating has been author, co-author, advisor and presented on countless issues and concern in his field of practice. Publications/Presentations including:

MedX Lumbar Extension Machine: Testing and Rehabilitation; Southeast Missouri Hospital, Industrial Medicine Center; Cape Girardeau, Mo.;11.3.89.

Sports Medicine Approach to Work Related Injuries; Ridgeview Institute; Smyrna, Ga.;5.24.90.

Litigating Worker's Compensation Claims: Medical Perspectives of Permanent Partial Impairment Ratings; address to the Atlanta Bar Association 2.25.91.

How Keating's Law Chases Out All the Good Doctors. Atlanta Bar Association Meeting, Worker's Compensation Litigation Meeting; Atlanta, Ga. 2.15.91

Osteoid Osteoma: An Unusual Presentation and Missed Diagnosis; Keating, JG; Cathcart, John. Annual Georgia Baptist Orthopedic Presentation, 5.15.91.

Spinal Rehabilitation Update 91: Indications and Contraindications MedX Testing and Training; KeatingJG, University of Florida, Center for Exercise Science,September 12,13,14.1991.

Low Back Pain: Objective and Non-objective, Symptoms and Signs. Address Pacific States Insurance Group. Los Angeles,April 21, 1992

State Board of Workers Compensation 1992 Annual Seminar: A Physicians Viewpoint on Early ReturnTo Work; Atlanta, Ga. 8.11.93

Why MedX? Central Illinois Medical Center Workers Compensation Meeting:  Springfield, Illinois; 9.9.93

Workers Compensation Law Institute: IME's: The Physcian's Perspectives; The Georgia Bar Association; Amelia Island, Florida;10.8.93.

Spinal Rehabilitation Update '93: MedX and Workers Compensation; Keating, J.G., University of Florida,Center for Exercise Science, July 25,1993

NSI Annual Workers Comp Seminar: How Treatment of Physical Injuries are Affected by Psychological Intervention; address to the National  Service Industries Workers Compensation Division 11.12.93.

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment. Address to Georgia Rehabilitation Nurses 2.4.94

Workers Compensation for The Orthopedic Surgeon. Address Georgia Baptist Orthopedic Residents Conference.  3.11.94

Annual General Staff Meeting Metropolitan Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.  Non-operative Treatment of Back Pain. March 15, 1994.

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: Treatment and Outcomes using MedX Technology. Abstact  NASS 1995.

Impediments to Maximum Medical Improvement. Clinical Problems in Work-related Injuries: Simple Diagnoses and Complex Resolutions (A Multi-disciplinary Continuing Education Conference). March 17,1995.

Member of National Task Force on Recommended Clinical Rehabilitation Protocols using MedX Lumbar Extension and Torso Machines 1992/1993/1994/1996

Member of National Task Force on Recommended Clinical Rehabilitation Protocols using MedX Cervical Extension and Torso Machines  1992/1993/1994/1995/1996

Member of National Task Force on Recommended Clinical Rehabilitation Protocols using MedX Knee Flexion-Extension Machines 1992/1993/1994/1995/1996

Member of Multi-Center Task Force Outcomes Study of MedX Technology. University of California, Medical School, Orthopaedic Division of Continuing Education; San Diego, Ca. 1993-1996.

Can We Have a Diagnosis, Please?  Why It Is So Difficult to Get Closure in Workers' Compensation Cases.  Swift, Currie, McGhee and Hiers 16th Annual Workers" Compensation Seminar: May 17, 1995.  

Keating, J.G.  Evaluating Low Back Pain: A Primary Care Approach.  The Journal of  Musculoskeletal Medicine.  Vol. 12 (6) pg. 16 - 25.

Keating, J.G., Avillar. M.D. Sims, V “Sacroiliac Joint Fusion in a Chronic Low Back Pain Population”.  In: Vleeming, A., Mooney, V., Dorman, T. & Snijders, C., eds.  The Integrated Function of the Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint, Rotterdam, ECO.  1995.  Vol. I 361-365.

Keating, J.G., Avillar, M.D., and Price. M.“Sacroiliac Joint Fusion Arthrodesis in selected patients with Low Back Pain”.  In Vleeming et al.  Movement, the Pelvis and Low Back Pain: An Interdisciplinary Approach. (In Press).

Avillar, M.D., Sims, V., Keating, J.G., Stinchcomb, P. & Herrberg, J“ The Effectiveness of a Seven Week Sacroiliac Joint Mobilization and Stabilization Program on a Low Back Pain Population”.  In: Vleeming, A., Mooney, V., Dorman, T. & Snijders, C., eds.  The Integrated Function of the Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint, Rotterdam, ECO. 1995. vol. I,  305-321.

4/07/95  University of Florida’s College of Medicine: Exercise Rehabilitation of the Spine, Orlando, Florida.  Abstract and oral presentation.

Avillar, M.D., Keating J.G., and Sims, V.  “Assessment and Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Utilizing Isolated Resistance Training and Manual Mobilization in a Chronic Worker’s Compensation Population”.  In Vleeming et al.  Movement, the Pelvis and Low Back Pain: An Interdisciplinary Approach. 

11/10/95  The Second Interdisciplinary Congress on Low Back Pain in Relation to the Sacro-Iliac Joint, San Diego, California.  Oral Presentation“Sacro-iliac Joint Fusion in a Chronic Low back Pain Polpulation”.

11/10/95  The Second Interdisciplinary Congress on Low Back Pain in Relation to the Sacro-Iliac Joint, San Diego, California.  Oral Presentation“Sacro-iliac Joint Fusion in a Chronic Low back Pain Polpulation”.

2/22/96 GHCA Risk Control & Claims Management Seminar: Low Back Injuries in the Working Population, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Closure.  Atlanta, Georgia.

Avillar, M., Keating, J. & Herrberg, J.  “Low Back Pain Mediated by Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: A Protocol Driven Approach”,  NASS 10th Annual Conference Proceedings, pg 81-82.  Oral presentation  J. Keating.

Keating, J., Avillar, M., Stinchcomb, P. Sims, V, Menard, J.“Sacro-iliac Joint Fusion in a Chronic Low Back Pain Population”  (J.G. Keating oral presentation)

Avillar, M., Sims, V., Keating J., Herrberg, J. -“Effectiveness of a Seven Week Sacro-iliac Joint Mobilization and Stabilization Program on Female Low Back Pain” (M.D. Avillar oral presentation)

Sims, V., Avillar, M., Keating, J., Herrberg, J. -“Effectiveness of a Seven Week Sacro-iliac Joint Mobilization and Stabilization Program on Male Low Back Pain”, (V. Sims & M. Avillar workshop presentation)

Avillar, M., Keating, J., & Herrberg, J.  “Lumbar Strength Testing with Nonorganic Physical Signs in Determination of Invalid Low Back Pain Complaints”.

Keating, J. Payback Time.  American Health Magazine; Vol. XV Number 7; Sept. 1996; p 35-38.                   

Payback Time. ABC News: Vital Signs, Robert Uhrich; 3/13/97: 9:00pm.

Understanding the Orthopedic Exam.  J. G. Keating, MD; Swift, Curry, McGhee & Hiers, LLP,  Nineteen Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar; September 25, 1998.

Keating, J.G., Cushing, Michael; Patellar Ligament Reconstruction Using Allograft Patellar Ligament; The King-Hancock Orthopaedic Journal, Vol 1, June 1999.

Keating, J. G., Cushing, Michael, Lundy, Douglas, Ogden, John; Patellar Ligament Reconstruction Using Allograft Patellar Ligament; The American Journal of Orthopedics.  Vol XXVIII, #4,  April 1999.

Keating, J. G., Pollard, Matthew; Open Femur Fracture With Significant Intercalary Bone Loss Treated with Massive Femoral Allograft and Vascularized Fibular Autograft; The King-Hancock Orthopedic Journal.  Vol 2, June 1999.

Keating, J. G,, Hamby, Tim: Acute Rigid Equinovarus Deformity of the Foot: a Case Report; the King-Hancock Orthopedic Journal. Vol 3, June 2000.

Keating, J.G.: Abu Dhabi 2000, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, Toto.  Grappling Magazine, pp 18-29, January, 2001.

Keating, J.G.: The AC Joint in MMA.  Grappling Magazine, pp 12-13, February 2002.

Keating, J. G., Lovejoy, John: Bilateral Radial Head Fractures, a Case Report.  The Kind-Hancock Orthopedic Journal, Vol. 5, June 2002.

Keating, J.G., Jones, Brad: A New Technique for the Percutaneous Placement of SIJ Screws.  The King-Hancock Orthopedic Journal, Vol. 6. June 2003.

 


 

 

 

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