Thrive Gainesville Orthopedic Clinic

Surrounding areas we serve: Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Westside, Woodlake, and Braselton

Gainesville Orthopedic Office

Our Thrive Ortho & Spine specialists in Gainesville, Georgia offer compassionate medical treatment for conditions related to your foot, ankle, knee, shoulder, and more. Our board-certified orthopedic surgeon Doctor Robert Karsch has been treating patients for 25+ years and is the former Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Dekalb Medical. Additionally, he is a general orthopedist with a focus in Sports Medicine, with extensive experience working trauma calls in Georgia. This training and experience have allowed him to be a specialist in treating many parts of the body. Please note that Dr. Karsch practices under Thrive Orthopaedics LLC. Dr. Shiel Patel is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist specializing in non-narcotic Interventional Pain and practices under Thrive Medical Partners LLC.


Our patient care philosophy centers around treating our patients like we would treat our own families. Our team will put you at ease the moment you arrive at our Gainesville Orthopedic clinic by ensuring you fully understand your current condition, available treatment options, and an overview of your recovery process. Similarly, we will always exhaust all conservative treatment options first prior to recommending surgery. 


Our Gainesville, GA clinic Treats the following conditions:

Knee Pain

Knee pain can be the result of an ACL injury, meniscus tear, broken knee, among other injuries. Dr. Karsch is an expert in knee arthroscopic surgery which is a minimally invasive procedure involving a tiny incision, resulting in quicker recovery times for patients.


Sports Medicine

In addition to being an Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Karsch is also a Sports Medicine Physician having been the team physician for the 1996 USA Summer Olympics Boxing Team. Whether you were injured in a Gainesville High School football game or you're a recreational runner, you want to get back to your sport and routine as quickly as possible. Our Sports Medicine clinic will help you recover so you can get back to what you enjoy doing the most.


Additional Conditions

Our Gainesville clinic also specializes in a variety of other conditions including, shoulder injuries, back pain, elbow pain, whiplash, and more.


Why should a Gainesville resident choose Thrive Ortho & Spine?

Going to see a surgeon is uncomfortable and scary for many of us. At Thrive, we are committed to ensuring you and your family receive the highest quality orthopedic care. We have in-house x-ray, c-arm, and ultrasound imaging. All major insurances are accepted and we offer same-day appointments to the greater Gainesville community. To ensure patients from all races and backgrounds are comfortable we have multilingual clinical staff that will ensure you understand your treatment plan.


Contact us today to schedule your appointment!

The Gainesville orthopedic clinic is located near Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Jesse Jewell Parkway near the New Holland Baptist Church just off I-985. Our address is 1498 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE, Suite A, Gainesville, GA 30501 and phone number is 678-257-2547. Thrive is committed to you and your family's health and our team look forward to welcoming you to our clinic.

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