Tim Schrader, M.D.

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  • Dr. Tim Schrader is a native of Germany.  His family moved from Laboe, a coastal town in northern Germany, to Corvallis, Oregon when he was seven.  After finishing high school, he traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana where he graduated Tau Beta Pi with Summa cum Laude from Tulane University's School of Engineering. He continued at the Tulane University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After completing a surgical internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, he began his orthopaedic surgery residency at Tulane University.

    It was during his residency that Dr. Schrader was first exposed to pediatric orthopaedics at Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta. After finishing his residency, Dr. Schrader completed a sub-specialty fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the Harvard University Children's Hospital-Boston. Upon completion of his fellowship, he was invited to join the staff at Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta.

    Dr. Schrader also completed a Mueller Foundation Hip Fellowship in Bern, Switzerland under the direction of Professor Reinhold Ganz. Combining the training he received in Boston & Bern, Dr. Schrader has developed a special interest in pediatric, adolescent & young adult hip preservataion and hip problems includingfemeroacetabular impingement (FAI) & hip dysplasia (DDH).   Dr. Schrader is currently the Medical Director of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Hip program and is one of a handful of orthopaedic surgeons in the southeast who performs surgical dislocations of the hip (SDH) & Ganz periacetabular osteotomies (PAO). 

    Most recently, Dr. Schrader was accepted into the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy and named as the only IHDI provider in the state of Georgia. International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) Physicians are those who participate in IHDI efforts with contributions above and beyond direct patient care for the advancement of hip dysplasia advocacy, research, and/or education.

    In addition to surgical dislocations of the hip (SDH) and periacetabular osteotomies (PAOs), Dr. Schrader also performs hip arthroscopy which is a minimally invasive approach to dealing with certain hip pathologies.  Surgery for patients over 21 years of age is performed at either Northside Hospital or at Atlanta Medical Center.

    Dr. Schrader sees patients at the following locations: Meridian Mark, Alpharetta, Marietta and Duluth

    To schedule an appointment, call 404-255-1933 or schedule online now.

    Articles Authored, Co-authored or Contributed by Dr. Schrader for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:

    • A Medical Odyssey (Femoroacetabular impingement or FAI)
      Tim Schrader, M.D.
    • A New Procedure for Hip Dysplasia
      Tim Schrader, M.D.
    • International Perthes Study Group 
      Tim Schrader, M.D.
  • 3300 Old Milton Parkway, Suite 310
    Alpharetta, GA 30005
    Phone (404) 255-1933
    2270 Duluth Hwy, Suite 100
    Duluth, GA 30097-4012
    Phone (404) 255-1933
    175 White Street, NW, Suite 200
    Marietta, GA 30060
    Phone (404) 255-1933
    5445 Meridian Mark Road, Suite 250
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    Phone (404) 255-1933