Samuel Clifton Willimon, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon





Dr. Willimon is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the knee, hip, shoulder and elbow. He currently serves as the Medical Director for Orthopaedic Quality and Outcomes at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Team Physician of the Atlanta United. Dr. Willimon practices advanced arthroscopic and reconstructive surgical techniques for the treatment of complex disorders of the hip, knee, shoulder and elbow as well as all sports-related injuries. Dr. Willimon has cared for professional athletes in addition to treating collegiate, high school and recreational athletes. Dr. Willimon’s performs a unique compliment of surgical treatments when nonsurgical treatments have failed including, adult and pediatric hip arthroscopy, complex knee reconstructions and shoulder and elbow treatment.

When he is not spending time with his family, Dr. Willimon enjoys many outdoor pursuits.


Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics

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

Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics

1181 Langford Drive, Bldg 200 Suite 101
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Get Directions 706-850-8750

Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics

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

Focus of Practice

  • Sports medicine
  • Cartilage preservation
  • Arthroscopic hip reconstruction

Areas of Interest

  • Arthroscopic surgery of the hip
  • Complex knee ligament reconstruction
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Sports injuries

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Research Interests

ACL reconstructions in children and adolescents, Hip arthroscopy in adolescents, Microfracture in the growing knee, Femoracetabular impingement (FAI), Arthroscopic suture fixation of tibial spine fractures, Evidence-based sports medicine