The Georgia Athletic Trainers’ Association has named Dr. John G. Vachtsevanos of Gainesville as the recipient of the Dr. Jack C Hughston Physician of the Year Award.
Vachtsevanos is part of Specialty Clinics of Georgia-Orthopedics. Board-certified in orthopedic sports medicine, Vachtsevanos serves as a team physician for several area colleges including the University of North Georgia, Brenau University, Truett McConnell College and Young Harris College. He also serves as team physician for several local high schools including West Hall, East Hall and White County.
Vachtsevanos will receive his award at the Honors & Awards Dinner on Jan. 20 as part of the GATA conference in Macon.