Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Hewatt Sims, who serves the Tifton, GA area at his private practice and at several local hospitals.
Dr. Sims has contributed to furthering the field of Orthopedic Surgery by conducting research and publishing his findings in several prestigious medical journals, including Orthopedics This Week. In addition to his current practice where he specializes in ailments affecting muscles, bones and joints, treating sports injuries, degenerative diseases, tumors, infections, and birth defects, he has also created a medical device that allows doctors from around the world the ability to treat a common spine condition more effectively and with less invasive surgery.
To stay up-to-date on developments in the field, Dr. Sims maintains professional memberships in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association Medical Association of Georgia, and the Georgia Orthopedic Society.
Dr. Sims earned his medical degree from the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon. He followed his medical studies with a residency at the Medical College of Georgia and completed a fellowship at the Spine Education and Research Institute in Denver. Dr. Sims has certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in orthopedic surgery and currently practices in several locations in and around Tifton, Georgia.
To ensure safe, ethical, and effective practice of orthopaedic surgery, the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery maintains the highest standards for education, practice, and conduct through examination, certification, and maintenance of certification for the benefit of the public.To improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients, the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery will establish and maintain high standards for competence and lifelong education of board certified orthopaedic surgeons.
Orthopaedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Some orthopaedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, such as the shoulder, elbow, hand, and spine. They treat broken bones and replace painful joints. They also treat patients for sports injuries, back pain, ruptured discs, spinal stenosis, bone tumors, carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries, club foot, bow legs, hip dysplasia, orthopaedic trauma, limb lengthening, achilles tendon injuries, bunions, foot and ankle injuries, osteoporosis, and arthritis.
Dr. Sims has proved his dedication to his field through his dynamic career and invention of the Syzygy Stabilization System, which is used in the surgical treatment of spondylolisthesis, a defect that causes part of the backbone to slip to one side of the body, usually occurring in the lower or lumbar region of the spine. Dr. Sims has an increased amount of knowledge about treating his patients with the highest amount of medical care.
Learn More About Dr. Hewatt Sims:
Through his FindATopDoc.com Profile: https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3644444-Hewatt-Sims-orthopaedic-surgeon-Tifton-GA-31794, he can be reached through his clinic’s website: https://www.coffeeregional.org, and his phone number is: 229-386-0888. Dr. Sims is based out of Tifton, Georgia.
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