Center Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

CRAIG WEIL, M.D.

Dr. Weil is among an elite group of orthopedic surgeons who are quadruple Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, having also obtained a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Weil is on the cutting-edge of hand surgery, having participated in the development and introduction of single- and double-portal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release through lectures and labs around the United States. He has served for an unprecedented three times as Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at WellStar Windy Hill Hospital, received multiple awards from the WellStar Healthcare System for his achievements in patient safety and hospital quality, and a WellStar Service award for 2015.

Dr. Weil also has published numerous papers on the shoulder and upper extremity for both books and peer-reviewed journals in hand and orthopedic surgery, and is a frequent lecturer at national meetings, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and The American Academy of Physician Assistants. B.S. Northwestern University 1975

  • M.D. University of Alabama Medical School 1979
  • Internship in Medicine, Pediatrics and General Surgery - Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital 1981
  • Orthopedic Residency - University of Alabama Medical School 1984
  • Chief Resident in Orthopedics, Member of Residents Council 1983-84 l. From 1984-85 Dr. Weil attended
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery, Instructor in Orthopedics -Tufts University/New England Baptist Hospital 1985
  • Clinical Instructor in Orthopedics and Hand Surgery - Emory University Medical School/Grady Memorial Hospital 1985-present
  • Chairman of the Medical Committee for the Georgia State Board of Worker’s Compensation
  • Preceptor and Lecturer in Orthopedics - Mercer University Physician Assistants Program
  • Lecturer, First Year Medical Students, Emory University Medical School - Orthopedic Embryology and Congenital Hand Differences
  • Fellowship in Hospital Leadership - Kennesaw State University, Coles College of Business.
  • National Medical Director for Disney’s Broadway Show Newsies 2015
  • Physician Consultant to Live Nation, medical provider to numerous professional entertainers and athletes
  • Event organizer and supporter, Kid’s Chance Charities, Chair of annual fundraising luncheon to help children of injured workers receive a college education
  • Vitals Top Ten Doctors in Georgia and On Time Awards; Healthgrades 4.5/5