OrthoAtlanta Paulding Expansion Reflects Growth of the Paulding Community

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

OrthoAtlanta orthopedic and sports medicine specialists has recently remodeled and expanded its Paulding office with additional exam rooms, a new treatment room and expanded onsite physical therapy.  The OrthoAtlanta Paulding office serves the orthopedic and sports medicine needs of patients locally in Hiram, Dallas, and Powder Springs, and more widely into communities including Acworth, Rockmart, Cedartown, Cartersville, Winston, and Temple, extending to the Alabama border. Located in the Paulding Outpatient South Pavilion of the WellStar Paulding Hospital campus, the office is easily accessible at the intersection of Bill Carruth Parkway and Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway (Highway 278).  

"OrthoAtlanta has served the Paulding area for over 30 years," stated Richard R. Maguire, MD, an OrthoAtlanta orthopedic surgeon and physician owner who serves patients at this location. As described by Dr. Maguire, "the OrthoAtlanta Paulding office expansion was designed with patient convenience, comfort, and access in mind. The new facility provides our patients with a single destination for all their orthopedic and sports medicine needs, including additional examination rooms, X-ray capabilities on premise, and expanded onsite physical therapy. When needed, Magnetic Resonance Imaging is conveniently accessible at the adjacent WellStar Paulding Hospital. OrthoAtlanta Paulding office is in the local community and provides the convenience of one-stop for expert musculoskeletal care valued by patients today, from initial examination, to onsite X-ray, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation services including physical therapy." 

Front desk reception, check-in, and an expansive waiting room welcome patients on the first floor, Suite 120. Twenty exam rooms, onsite X-ray, and check out are also located on this level. The onsite physical therapy facility has been moved to the third floor and features a spacious, open-design, the latest equipment, and a private treatment room. A procedure room includes a C-Arm imaging unit offering flexibility and easy maneuverability for select types of orthopedic imaging procedures. 

The OrthoAtlanta Paulding office in Hiram is staffed by OrthoAtlanta physicians Sudhir Belagaje, MD, Foot & Ankle; Donald Fowler, MD, Sports Medicine; Yong Lee, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Non-Surgical Spine; and Richard Maguire, MD, Sports Medicine. Physician assistants, Heather Finley, PA-C, and Megan O'Brien, PA-C, also provide medical services under the oversight of Dr. Maguire and Dr. Fowler, respectively.

The office is supported by a professional staff including a dedicated workers' compensation coordinator, physical therapists, technicians and administrative personnel.