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Neil Tarabadkar, M.D.

Neil Tarabadkar, M.D.

Hand, Elbow & Microvascular Surgery



Neil S. Tarabadkar, M.D. joined Peachtree Orthopedics in 2018. He specializes in hand, elbow, and microvascular surgery, and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Hand Surgery

  • Elbow Surgery

  • Microvascular Surgery



Dr. Neil S. Tarabadkar was raised in Macon, GA, where he attended Stratford Academy. He received his undergraduate education from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, with a bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his orthopedic surgery training at the University of Washington in Seattle, which has been ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top orthopedic residency programs in the United States.

Dr. Tarabadkar completed a prestigious hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at the nationally renowned Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, which is widely regarded as one of the best orthopedic hospitals in the United States. His training there included tackling complex surgery of the hand and elbow such as wrist replacement, wrist and hand arthritis, wrist instability, upper extremity trauma/fractures, reconstructive surgery, sports medicine, fracture care, and arthroscopic surgery.

Dr. Tarabadkar is dedicated to helping patients return to their lifestyle and activities, with the philosophy of always seeking non-operative treatment first, and reserving surgery as the final option when conservative treatment has failed.

Fellowship: Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital; St. Louis, MO

Residency: University of Washington; Seattle, WA

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia; Augusta, GA  |  Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society

Undergraduate: Bates College; Lewiston, ME – BS, Medical Anthropology


  • Georgia Swarm, team physician
  • Denmark High School, team physician
  • Forsyth Central High School, team physician
  • West Forsyth High School, team physician


Tarabadkar N, Alton T, Gorbaty J, Nork S, Taitman L, Kleweno C. Trends in Orthopedic Fracture and Injury Severity: A Level I Trauma Center Experience. Orthopedics. 2018 Mar 1;41(2):e211-e216. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20180103-01. Epub 2018 Jan 9. PMID: 29309711.


Named Top Doctor by Atlanta Magazine

Chosen in 2020 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 2021 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.


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