Our Team

Our Team

About Us

Augusta Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Specialists is a comprehensive medical and surgical practice that has been devoted to Augusta and the surrounding area for over thirty years. We have grown to encompass nine highly skilled surgeons, five talented physician assistants, and a state-of-the-art medical and surgical facility. Our providers are active in technical innovation and eduction to help bring the best orthopedic care to our patients.


Meet Our Surgeons

John Bojescul, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Surgeon
Joint Preservation and Restoration/Sports Medicine Specialist

Justin V. Bundy, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Spine Specialist

Nicholas M. Capito, MD
Board-Certified
Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Scott R. Duffin, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Total Joint Specialist

John H. Franklin, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Total Joint Specialist

David Gallagher, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
General/Trauma Specialist

Richard W. Pope, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic & Hand Surgeon
Upper Extremity Specialist

C. Mark Thigpen, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Foot and Ankle Specialist

Stephen White, MD
Board-Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon
Foot and Ankle Specialist


Meet Our Emeritus Surgeons

Robert L. Brand, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Emeritus

Myron D.F. Collins, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Emeritus

J. Wendell Duncan, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic & Hand Surgeon
Hand Specialist


Meet Our Physician Assistants

Kathleen D. Early, MPA, PA-C, ATC/L
Board-Certified Physician Assistant

F. Andrew Eberheart, PA-C, ATC/L, CMT
Board-Certified Physician Assistant
Licensed/Certified Athletic Trainer • Certified Massage Therapist

Anthony Palazzo, PA
Physician Assistant

Michael F. Pruitt, PA-C
Board-Certified Physician Assistant

Ashley Michelle Shelton, MPA, PA-C, ATC
Board-Certified Physician Assistant