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George McCluskey III, MD

Orthopaedics

Phone: To schedule an appointment call 706.786.4106
706.322.2891

Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia
1980-1984

Residency:
Tulane University School of Medicine Tulane Affiliated Hospitals
New Orleans, Louisiana
1985-1989


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia
1980-1984

Residency:
Tulane University School of Medicine Tulane Affiliated Hospitals
New Orleans, Louisiana
1985-1989

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

George McCluskey III, MD, is Director of the Shoulder Fellowship Program and Chief of Shoulder Surgery at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia.  At St. Francis, Dr. McCluskey has served as Chief of Staff, Chairman of the Physician Leadership Board and member of the hospital Board of Trustees.

Dr. McCluskey graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1984 and completed his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He then completed a shoulder fellowship at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City and the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. Since 1990, Dr. McCluskey has practiced in Columbus, Georgia.

Dr. McCluskey has served in leadership positions in the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons; American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Georgia Orthopaedic Society and the Georgia Shoulder and Elbow Society.  He has delivered over 350 international and national scientific presentations and lectures and has published over 30 scientific articles and book chapters on shoulder and elbow disorders.  He has also co-authored a textbook and three scientific bulletins on shoulder surgery and rehabilitation.

Academic appointments in orthopaedic surgery include The Tulane University School of Medicine, the Medical College of Georgia and Emory University School of Medicine.  Dr. McCluskey serves on the editorial board and is a reviewer for several peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals.  Dr. McCluskey is a member of the Medical College of Georgia Advisory Board and the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce.

Transitional Internship 
Charity Hospital
New Orleans, Louisiana
1984-1985
The New York Orthopaedic Hospital
Clinical Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Charles S. Neer Shoulder and Elbow Fellow
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Muscogee County Medical Society
Southern Orthopedic Association
Georgia Orthopedic Society
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
International Cartilage Repair Society
Georgia Shoulder and Elbow Society
American Orthopedic Association
Member of the Medical College of Georgia Advisory Board
Georgia Board for Physician Workforce