15 Medical Dr. Suite 101

Cartersville, GA 30121
Dr. Atwell is currently accepting new patients. After over 30 years of service to the local community, Dr. Atwell is planning to retire in December 2021. The orthopedic needs of this community have been his priority for these many years, and we are so grateful for the legacy of quality care and compassion he leaves behind.
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E. Allan Atwell, M.D.

E. Allan Atwell, MD is an orthopedic surgeon, and is a founding partner of Georgia Bone & Joint Surgeons, P.C. Board certified and fellowship trained, Dr. Atwell specializes in arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Atwell enjoys educating his patients and working as a team to create effective, individualized treatment plans.

In his free time, Dr. Atwell enjoys taking medical mission trips with his charity, Medical Outreach of America and spending time with his family and grandchildren.


Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore

Internship: General Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Fellowship: Southern California Center for Sports Medicine, Long Beach, CA in Sports Medicine with emphasis on surgery of the knee and shoulder.


  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy 
  • Joint Replacement 
  • Shoulder Surgery 
  • Knee Surgery 
  • Hip Surgery 
  • Orthobiologicals