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John D. Henry, Jr., M.D.

John D. Henry Jr., M.D.

Hip & Knee Specialist



John Henry, M.D., is a native Atlantan who joined Peachtree Orthopedics in 1998. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Hip and Knee:

  • Non-operative treatment
  • Regenerative medicine/biologics (non-surgical alternatives)
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee replacement surgery (computer-navigated, minimally invasive)
  • Hip replacement surgery (minimally invasive)
  • Outpatient joint replacement surgery
  • Revision hip and knee surgery



Dr. Henry earned his B.S. from Emory University in Atlanta in 1982, and his M.D. from Emory University School of Medicine in 1986. He completed his orthopedic residency in 1991 where he served as administrative chief resident. He then completed a prestigious adult reconstruction/total joint replacement fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital in 1992. After extensive fellowship training he was recruited by his residency training program department chairman and practiced orthopedic surgery/total joint replacement surgery at the Emory Clinic from 1992-1998. He served as clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Henry scored in the top 6% on his specialty specific (total joint replacement surgery) board recertification exam. He has served as clinical instructor in the department of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School and was chief of orthopedic surgery at the Atlanta Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Dr. Henry has served as medical director for the Georgia Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and has served as a question writer for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, adult reconstruction/total joint replacement, 1992, Cambridge, MA

Residency: Emory University, orthopedics, 1991, Atlanta, GA

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, M.D., 1986, Atlanta, GA

Undergraduate: Emory University, B.S., 1982, Atlanta, GA


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • Robert P. Kelly Orthopaedic Society
  • Atlanta Orthopaedic Society


Dr. Henry Named 2022 Top Doctor by Castle Connolly

Dr. Henry has been chosen as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022. Castle Connolly identifies Top Doctors based on an extensive nomination process. The national physician-led research team reviews and rigorously screens all nominated physicians before selecting those regarded as the most outstanding healthcare providers in the country. Dr. Henry has been named as one of Atlanta’s top orthopedic surgeons from 2016 – 2022. Click here to visit his profile.

Patient Accolades

Dr. Henry has been recognized by, an online physician rating site, for his excellent surgical outcomes and top-notch patient care. Awards are based on patient reviews of their experience and given to those physicians with the highest ratings nationwide. This honor is awarded to less than 5 percent of all doctors nationwide.

Click here to learn about Dr. Henry’s listing on “America Top 10” as a top orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta.


Inside Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Henry Featured Nationally On WebMD

Inside Hip Replacement Surgery

Dr. Henry Featured Nationally On WebMD

Outpatient Joint Replacement

Outpatient total joint replacement has been made possible by recent advances in technology, anesthesia, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.