Jorge A. Fabregas, MD

Jorge Fabregas

College: University of Rochester, 1995
Medical education: Ponce School of Medicine, MD, 1999
Residency: Temple University, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005

Dr. Fabregas is a world renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He has brought revolutionary techniques in the treatment and correction of spinal deformity and tumor surgery. His innovative bone grafting techniques and unique approach to spinal deformity correction have drawn many praises in the orthopedic community.

Dr. Fabregas is the Residency Director at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta’s Scottish Rite hospital. He also serves as the President of the Association of Children's Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinics and a board member of the Georgia Pediatric Neuromuscular Care Committee.

Dr. Fabregas’s ongoing research focuses on two distinct areas: pathologic fractures following osteomyelitis and optimizing the function of physician extenders in the office setting. His professional interests include spinal deformity, tumors, trauma, limb deficiency and cerebral palsy. He is fluent in Spanish and returns to his native land in Puerto Rice twice a year to provide care to underprivileged children.

As an avid triathlete, runner and golfer, Dr. Fabregas understands the importance of functional return of your child to their pre-injury state.

Clinic locations

Areas of focus

  • Spinal care
  • Limb deformity and lengthening
  • Musculoskeletal tumors

Clinical interests

  • Scoliosis and spinal deformities
  • Musculoskeletal tumors 
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Cerebral palsy

Research interests

  • Evaluating fracture in children with bone infections

Publications

Professional affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico
  • Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America