Jerry Stephen Kroll, Jr, MD

Pediatric Sports Medicine Primary Care Physician





Dr. Kroll has provided sports medicine physician coverage for multiple Division 1 teams in West Virginia and South Carolina, including the University of South Carolina football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball, track, swimming and diving, tennis, golf, equestrian and cheerleading. Most recently, he has provided coverage for Dacula, North Gwinnett and Lanier high schools and was also a participating team physician for the All Sports Georgia High School State Wrestling Tournaments.

Before joining Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Dr. Kroll practiced at Georgia Sports Medicine in Gwinnett County. He has been featured on CNN and Fox 5 Atlanta News discussing diagnosis, treatment and improvements in management of concussions. Dr. Kroll is board certified in pediatrics and sports medicine.

In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar and piano, being active and spending time with his friends and family.


Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

5445 Meridian Mark Rd NE, Ste 250
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Focus of Practice

  • Sports medicine
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Overuse injuries

Areas of Interest

  • Nonoperative musculoskeletal conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Overuse injuries and team sports
  • Concussion management

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics National Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine


Dr. Steve Kroll's Medical Opinion On The Late Former NFL Linebackers

Dr. Steve Kroll gives CNN World Sport his medical opinion on the late former NFL linebacker's, Junior Seau, debilitating brain disease.

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Chaz's Story

Like many active young kids, Chaz incurred plenty of injuries through the years, whether on the playground or the playing field. He had been coming to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta since he broke his arm on the monkey bars as a preschooler, so when he developed a strain on his rotator cuff while playing baseball in middle school, his mom knew exactly where to take him.

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Zoe's Story

Many young ballet dancers dream of the day when they can dance en pointe, and Zoe Shepard was no different. However, when she was finally old enough to begin learning the technique, pain in her heel prevented her from starting alongside her peers.

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