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Newsmakers in business: Wood joins NE. Ga. Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine practice
Dr. Robert Wood

Dr. Robert Wood has joined the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine.

Wood received his medical degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Alberta. He completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Texas and a second fellowship for adult reconstructive surgery, which focuses on hip and knee replacements, at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Wood is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 16 years of orthopedic experience in Massachusetts, where he served as the associate chief of orthopedic surgery at North Shore Medical Center Union Hospital in Lynn, Mass.

Wood will see patients in Gainesville and perform surgeries at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Call 770-848-6190 to schedule an appointment, or visit for more information.

NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System.