Team Physicians

Team Physicians

 

Christopher Potts, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Christopher Potts is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal disorders of the upper and lower extremities. Dr. Potts completed his medical education at the Mercer University School of Medicine, and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic, later serving as chief resident. He completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute, training under the renowned Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Potts has years of experience serving the Atlanta Region, and has treated patients of all ages and skill levels.

https://sportsmedicine.northside.com/chris-potts

Joseph Powers, MD, FAAP, CAQSM

Non-Operative Sports Medicine

Dr. Joseph Powers is a fellowship-trained sports medicine physician with board certifications in pediatrics and sports medicine. A native of Georgia, he completed his medical education at the Medical College of Georgia, and then completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He completed his fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the renowned Andrews Sports Medicine/American Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Powers specializes in non-operative orthopedics and sports medicine, and provides diagnosis and care for sports-related injuries, including sprains, fractures and tendon injuries, as well as care for concussions and sports-related illness.

https://sportsmedicine.northside.com/joseph-powers

Daniel Charek, PhD

Concussion Specialist

Dr. Dan Charek is a fellowship-trained, licensed neuropsychologist who specializes in the assessment and management of concussions in athletes and non-athletes. Dr. Charek has experience assessing and managing concussions in adult and pediatric patients, and in working with recreational, high school, college and professional athletes. His expertise is in performing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, including the assessment of cognitive skills such as memory, attention, reasoning and reaction time, in order to establish baselines for each individual, and in the case of a head injury, diagnose the extent of the injury and track treatment progress. He uses the most up-to-date tools and assessment procedures to identify specific areas of deficit secondary to concussion and customizes concussion management plans based on the unique needs of each patient.

https://sportsmedicine.northside.com/dan-charek