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

Specialties:
  • Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Primary Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Primary Total Knee Replacement to include Robotic Assist
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Complex Hip Arthroscopy Techniques 
  • Cartilage Restoration of the Knee
  • Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction Procedures
  • Limb-Realignment Osteotomies
  • General Orthopedics 

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

Specialties:
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Motion Preserving Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis in Children and Adults
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Spinal Stenosis and Disc Herniations

Nicholas M. Capito, MD, FAAOS
Board-Certified Orthopedic & Shoulder/Elbow Surgeon

Specialties:
  • Shoulder & Elbow:
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff & Labral Repair
    • AC Joint Reconstruction
    • Latarjet
    • Anatomic, Reverse, & Revision Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Elbow Ligament Repair/Reconstruction
    • Total Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Nerve Release
    • Tendon Debridement
    • Capsular Release
    • Fracture Repair
    • Scapula Dyskinesis

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

Specialties:
  • Knee and Hip Total Joint Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Revision Total Joint Replacement

David Gallagher, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialties:
  • General Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Orthopedic Trauma

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

Specialties:
  • General Orthopedics
  • Upper Extremity / Hand Surgery

C. Mark Thigpen, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialties:
  • General Orthopedics
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Joint Replacement
  • Fractures
  • Sports Medicine

Stephen White, MD
Board-Eligible Orthopedic & Foot/Ankle Surgeon

Specialties:
  • Arthritis Management of the Foot and Ankle
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fusions
  • Arch Conditions
  • Foot/Ankle and Lower Extremity {tibial) Deformity Correction
  • Paralytic Conditions/Drop Foot/Deformity
  • Congenital Foot/Ankle Correction
  • Charcot Foot/Ankle Treatment
  • Other Foot/Ankle Treatments

Jeremy M. Jacobs, MD
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialties:
     
    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Sports Medicine
    • Complex Hip, Knee, Shoulder, and Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Knee Reconstruction Procedures
    • Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
    • General Orthopaedics

    Meet Our Emeritus Surgeons

    Scott R. Duffin, MD
    Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    • General Orthopedics
    • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
    • Total Joint Replacements
    • Sports Medicine

    Robert L. Brand, MD
    Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

    Specialties:
    • Sports Medicine
    • Joint Replacement

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

    Specialties:
    • Sports Medicine
    • Joint Replacement

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

    Specialties:
    • Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity

    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-C
    Board Certified Physician Assistant

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

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