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Tim Schrader, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Gender
Male
Language
English, German

Primary Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery


Leadership Titles

Medical Director, Hip Program


Education

Board Certification
Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School:
Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency:
Tulane University Medical Center
Raymond Morrissy, MD
Fellowship:
Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Publications

Pubmed Profile

Network


Introduction

Combining the training he received at Harvard Medical School while working with Michael Millis, MD, and Young-jo Kim, MD, as well as the Müller Foundation in Switzerland while working with Professor Reinhold Ganz, Tim Schrader, MD, developed a special interest in pediatric, adolescent and young adult hip preservation. and hip problems, including femoroacetabular impingement, hip dysplasia, Perthes, SCFE, coxa vara, labral tears and snapping hips. Dr. Schrader treats patients from infancy through young adulthood.

Dr. Schrader is Medical Director of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Hip Program and is one of only a handful of orthopedic surgeons in the Southeast who performs surgical dislocations of the hip and Ganz periacetabular osteotomies. In addition to surgical dislocations of the hip and periacetabular osteotomies (PAOs), Dr. Schrader performs hip arthroscopy.

Dr. Schrader is active in several international study groups focusing on hip conditions. He was a founding member of the International Perthes Study Group. Dr. Schrader is the only International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI)-provider in Georgia. IHDI physicians are those who participate in IHDI efforts with contributions above and beyond direct patient care for the advancement of hip dysplasia advocacy, research and education. Additionally, he is a member of the Hip Health Outcomes in Pediatrics (HOPe) Network. Dr. Schrader is a consulting associate for the Duke University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, working in the yard, playing golf and going to the beach.

Focus of Practice

  • Complex hip problems and hip dysplasia
  • Cartilage preservation and biologic hip reconstruction
  • Orthopaedic manifestations of neuromuscular disease

Areas of Interest

  • Complex hip problems, including dysplasia
  • Femoralacetabular impingement
  • Surgical dislocation of the hip
  • Hip sports injuries
  • Ganz periacetabular osteotomie

Locations

Childrens Physician Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Meridian Mark, 5445 Meridian Mark Rd NE Suite 250 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-255-1933

Childrens Physician Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Duluth, 2270 Duluth Hwy GA 120 Suite 100 Duluth, GA 30097 Get Directions 404-255-1933

Childrens Physician Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Old Milton Parkwy, 3300 Old Milton Pkwy Ste 310 Alpharetta, GA 30005 Get Directions 404-255-1933

Childrens Physician Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Town Center Outpatient Care Center, 605 Big Shanty Road NW Kennesaw, GA 30144 Get Directions 404-255-1933

Featured Media

Research & Publications

Pulmonary function in children with muscular dystrophy, Outcomes after hip surgery in adolescents and young adults, Treatment of Perthes disease using core decompression and bone marrow aspirate, Assessing femoral head perfusion in SCFE patients

In the News

Resident Spotlight: Shannon Marsh

Using the latest technology, Dr. Schrader was able to determine the cause of an impingement and get cross country star Shannon back on the trails.


Johns Creek Post

Less Than Two Years After Undergoing Major Surgery, Suwanee Teen Participates in Rockettes Summer Intensive

With the help of surgery and physical therapy, a Suwanee teen fulfilled her dream of training with the Rockettes.


Gwinnett Daily Post

Meet Dr. Schrader

Tim Schrader, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and Medical Director of the Hip Program at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. There are only a few orthopedic surgeons in the Southeast who perform Ganz periacetabular osteotomies and Children’s Hip Program has several, including Tim Schrader, MD, who performed surgery on Mabel. Mabel underwent periacetabular osteotomies (PAOs) on both of her hips and is back to doing what she loves – singing and performing. Watch her story.


Children's Healthcare of Atlanta