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Bradley C. Register, MD

Sports Medicine | Shoulder & Elbow | Hip Arthroscopy

Dr. Bradley Register is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Register specializes in shoulder replacement and hip arthroscopy.

Professional Qualifications (CLICK TO EXPAND)


Peer Reviewed Publications

Register BC, Hansel DE, Hutchins GM, Levey EB, Sponseller PD, Leet AI.
Post-operative Gastric Rupture in Children with Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 May-Jun;25(3):280-2.

Goldstein C, Lee MD, Sanchez S, Hudson C, Phillips B, Register B, Grady M,
Liebert C, Summers AO, White DG, Maurer JJ. Incidence of class 1 and 2 integrases in clinical and commensal bacteria from livestock, companion animals, and exotics. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Mar;45(3):723-6.

Rhee J, Register B, Yoon T, Franklin B,. Rate of Hinge Healing after Open
Door Laminoplasty. Accepted for publication in Spine.
Active Research Projects

Prevalence of Abnormal Hip Findings in Asymptomatic Subjects: A Prospective,
Blinded Study. Register BC, PennockAT, Ho CP, PhilipponMJ.

Arthroscopic Assisted Acromio-Clavicular Reconstruction with Allograft: Technique
and Preliminary outcomes. Register BC, Horan MP, Kunkel R, Millett PJ.

Long Term Outcome of Micro-Fracture for Traumatic Chondral Defects of the Knee.
Steadman JR, Register BC, Briggs KK.

Correlation of Hip MRI, Radiographic and Physical Exam Findings. Register BC,
Pennock AT, Ho CP, Philippon MJ

Inter-observer Reliability of 3T Hip MRI. Pennock AT, Register BC, Ho CP,
Philippon MJ.

Role of the Iliofemoral Ligament and the Acetabular Labrum for Hip Stability.
Register BC, Lertwanich P, Ejnisman L, Pennington W, Myers C, Giphart E, Torry M,
Philippon MJ.

Anatomic Reconstruction of Posterior Glenoid Deficiency Following Posterior
Shoulder Dislocation Using Distal Tibia Allograft. Millett PJ, van Deurzen DFP,
Register BC, Schoenahl JY.

Abnormal Hip Exam and Imaging Findings in Elite College Football Players.
Philippon MJ, Register BC, Ho CP, Briggs KK, Kuppersmith DA, Schlegel TF.


Offensive Guard- University of Georgia

3 year Letterman (1997-1999)

Leadership UGA Program

Dean William Tate Society

Gridiron Secret Society

Student-Athlete Advisory Council/ V.P. Social Interaction


3-Time Academic All-Southeastern Conference

Peach Bowl Scholar Athlete

Peach of an Athlete Role Model Award Winner

3-Time Scholar Athlete for UGA Football team

3-Time National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete

Bernard B. Ramsey Endowed Scholarship for Academic and Athletic Excellence

Joel Eaves Award Winner for top Male UGA Senior Student-Athlete

Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Golden Key National Honor Society


1) Rate of Hinge Healing after Open Door Cervical Laminoplasty. Register, B,
Rhee, J.

  • Presented at: Robert P Kelly Orthopedic Society Meeting, Emory University
  • Atlanta, GA. April 27, 2007.
  • Poster presentations at the following meetings:
  • North American Spine Society (NASS) in Austin, TX
    October 23-27, 2007
  • Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) meeting in San
    Francisco, CA,
    November 29-December 1, 2007.
  • Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting in San
    Francisco, CA,
    March 5-9 2008.

2) Outcomes after allograft augmentation of massive rotator cuff tears.
Register, B, Pendleton A, Karas S.

  • Presented at: Georgia Orthopedic Society (GOS) Meeting in Sea Island, GA
    October 16-18, 2008.
  • Robert P. Kelly Orthopedic Society Meeting, Emory
    University, Atlanta, GA
    April 2009.
  • Eastern Orthopedic Associations annual meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas
    June 18-20, 2009

3) AC joint injuries and treatment. Register B, Karas S.

  • Presented by Dr. Spero Karas at the Georgia Shoulder and Elbow Society (GSES)
    Meeting in Atlanta, GA
    April 2008

4) Biologic Augmentation of Rotator Cuff Repairs- Current State of the Art.
Register B, Karas S.

  • Presented by Dr. Spero Karas at Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, IL.
    January, 2009

5) Prevention of Surgical Site Infections: Evidence-Based Orthopedics. Register
B, Katz D.

  • Presented at Steadman Hawkins Clinic Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Vail, CO.
    October 19, 2009

6) Arthroscopic Assisted Acromio-Clavicular Reconstruction with
Allograft: Technique and Preliminary outcomes. Register BC, Horan MP, Kunkel R,
Millett PJ.

  • Presented by Dr. Peter Millett at American Orthopaedic Society for Sports
    Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting, Providence RI
    July 17, 2010.


Assistant Team Physician for the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboard Team


Board Certified in Sports Medicine


Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
Piedmont Walton Hospital
St. Mary’s Hospital
Northridge Medical Center
Athens Orthopedic Surgery Center, Athens
Athens Orthopedic Surgery Center, Loganville

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