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
Augusta Office, South Augusta Office, Thomson Office

Hospital Affiliations:

Doctors Hospital
University Hospital Augusta/Thomson

Justin V. Bundy, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Nicholas M. Capito, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Scott R. Duffin, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

John H. Franklin, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

David Gallagher, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

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

C. Mark Thigpen, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Stephen White, MD
Board-Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon


Meet Our Emeritus Surgeons

Robert L. Brand, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

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

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


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

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