Crystal A Perkins, MD

Gender

Female

Language

English

Dr. Perkins is an Atlanta native and completed her orthopaedic residency training at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., before returning to Atlanta for a pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Following her fellowship, Dr. Perkins joined the Children’s Physician Group–Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine practice.

Dr. Perkins is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of sports and traumatic injuries in children, adolescents and young adults. She specializes in the care of hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Perkins is committed to improving patient care and advancing medicine through quality and outcomes research. She is a member of several multicenter study groups and has numerous publications. Dr. Perkins is a consulting associate for the Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Perkins enjoys competing in triathlons, spending time with her family and exploring Atlanta restaurants.

Locations

Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

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

Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Hudson Bridge, 1492 Hudson Bridge Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Get Directions 404-255-1933

Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Center for Advanced Pediatrics, 1400 Tullie Road NE 2nd Flr
Atlanta, GA 30329
Get Directions 404-255-1933

Childrens Physician Group Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Fayette, 1265 Highway 54 W Ste 200
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Get Directions 404-255-1933

Areas of Interest

  • Sports medicine
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Cartilage preservation
  • Ligament reconstruction

Professional Affiliations

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Association of North America
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum

Research Interests

Complex knee reconstruction, Patellar instability, Hip arthroscopy, Sports injuries

Media

Meet Dr. Perkins

Crystal Perkins, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Outside of the operating room, Dr. Perkins has spent the past decade competing in numerous races and triathlons. Learn how Dr. Perkins helps athletes get back to their sports.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Rising Star Finalist: Personal Experience Informs Dr. Crystal Perkins’ Interaction with Injured Young Athletes

Crystal Perkins, M.D. was recently recognized as a finalist for the Rising Star award from Atlanta Business Chronicle, recognizing healthcare achievement by under-40 professionals. This award is specifically designed for those who show amazing promise and skill in the fields of scientific research and the practice of medicine.

Atlanta Business Chronicle
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