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Hal Silcox, III, MD


Dr. Silcox is native to the Atlanta area. He joined Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in March 2001 after practicing at The Emory Clinic and The Emory Spine Center for nine years.

While at Emory, Dr. Silcox served on the faculty of the Emory University School of Medicine serving as Chief of the Spine Surgery Service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He also served as Resident/Spine Surgery Fellowship education coordinator for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Silcox is currently the president of Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic. He served as president of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society 2013-2014 and as secretary/treasurer 2009 until 2012. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed research publications primarily focused on topics relating to spine surgery and spinal disorders. He is additionally the author of six book chapters. He has served on the faculty of over eight dozen continuing medical education courses. He has been the principal investigator in the state of Georgia for two FDA investigational device exemption studies, and he has participated in several other FDA and NIH studies. He continues to be active in clinical research and spine surgery device development. In the past four years, Dr. Silcox has taught hundreds of spine surgeons from across the United States and abroad the minimally invasive surgical technique known as oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF).

Dr. Silcox is married and has two grown children. He enjoys serving his church in various roles. Additionally, he has previously volunteered his time to serve as a physician for the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games as well as various local college and professional sports teams.

Special Interest

Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery with a focus on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals 1994
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals 1992
  • General Surgery Internship, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals 1988
  • Medical Doctorate degree (MD), Emory University School of Medicine 1987
  • BA Chemistry and Math, Emory University 1983

Professional organizations include:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (diplomat)
  • American Medical Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (fellow)


These forms can be completed prior to a new patient visit to assist in their evaluation. However, please note that only one body part (either lumbar or cervical) will be examined at the initial visit so that a definitive plan of treatment can be targeted to the patient’s area of greatest pain.

Dr. Silcox also performs Independent Medical Evaluations that may be scheduled directly with his staff at 404-425-1015.

Powerpoint Slides

Click here to view summary slides from Dr. Silcox's recent presentation on orthopaedic surgery and pain management.

Patient Education

POC offers its own multimedia patient education section consisting of several libraries to provide education information to our patients. Click here to go to our multimedia patient education page

Office Locations

Atlanta Orthopedic

Atlanta Orthopedic

Atlanta Orthopedic

To make an appointment, please call 404-355-0743.