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Michael P. Bernot, M.D.

Michael P. Bernot, M.D.

Sports Medicine



Michael P. Bernot, M.D. joined Atlanta Orthopaedic Associates in 1992, and became a member of Peachtree Orthopedics when the practices merged in 1997. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Dr. Bernot will see patients age 10 and older and fractures in children age 7 and older.
  • Dr. Bernot performs biologics procedures, including the Lipogems procedure and Platelet Enriched Plasma (PRP) injections.


• Sports Medicine



Dr. Bernot graduated summa cum laude from Washington and Lee University in 1982. He earned his M.D. from the University of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1986. He completed his orthopedic training at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bernot also completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Christ Hospital, Bone and Joint Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; orthopedics

Fellowship: Christ Hospital, Bone and Joint Institute, Cincinnati, OH; sports medicine

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1986, Charlottesville, VA

Honors: Joseph Whitehead Surgery Scholarship

Undergraduate Degree: Washington and Lee University, 1982, Lexington, VA |  Graduated with honors, Summa cum laude


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Association of Atlanta
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Atlanta Clinical Society
  • Atlanta Orthopaedic Society
  • Head team orthopedist, Atlanta Hawks, 1993-2016
  • Previous team orthopedist: World Championship Figure Skating Competition, Cincinnati Cyclones hockey team, Cincinnati Bengals football team, and Miami University varsity athletics
  • Venue director for the Olympic basketball and gymnastics venues during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games


Named Top Doc by Atlanta Magazine

Chosen in 2016 as an Atlanta Magazine Top Doc. Atlanta Magazine, 63 years in print, identifies Top Docs based on research created by PRS (Professional Research Services). It is based on an online peer-review survey sent out to physicians within the Atlanta area, garnering thousands of votes honoring excellence in all fields of medicine. Inclusion in Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors is based solely upon one’s standing among peers.

Named Top Doctor by Castle Connolly

Chosen in 2016 as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor (7% of all US doctors). 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.