About Eric D. Shirley, MD

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine , 2010

Education

Undergraduate
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA BS, Biology, Summa Cum Laude
Medical
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire MD, With Honors
Residency
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital/academic affiliations

Hospital
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
  • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital | Marietta, GA
Surgical Center
  • Windy Hill Hospital | Marietta, GA

Society memberships

Specialty Society Memberships
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Scoliosis Research Society

Achievements

Dr. Shirley's clinical Interests are Pediatric & adolescent sports medicine, Scoliosis and spinal deformity, Developmental hip dysplasia, Skeletal dysplasias, Pediatric fractures, and other orthopaedic conditions in children.

Dr. Shirley grew up playing multiple sports and is now dedicated to getting athletes back on the field. He is both fellowship trained in pediatric orthopaedics and board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. In addition, Dr. Shirley received extensive training in spine deformity at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society.

Professional Societies Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (Active Member) Scoliosis Research Society (Active Member) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Florida Medical Association Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Journal Articles 1.Shirley ED, Balsamo L, DeMaio M. Teaching professional development to orthopaedic residents. Mil Med; in press.

2.Peng, F, Shirley ED, Rosen P. Unlocking the doors to patient satisfaction in pediatric orthopaedics. J Pediatr Orthop; epub July 20 2016.

3.Shirley ED, Sanders JO. Measuring quality of care with patient satisfaction scores. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016, 98(19): e83(1-5).

4.Shirley E, Josephson G, Sanders J. Fundamentals of patient satisfaction measurement. Physician Leadership Journal 2016; 3(1): 12-17.

5.Shirley ED, Sabharwal S, Schwend RM, Cabral C, Spiegel D. Addressing the Global Disparities in the Delivery of Pediatric Orthopaedic Services: Opportunities for COUR and POSNA. J Pediatr Orthop 2016; 36(1): 89-95.

6.Shirley E, Mohammed A, Neal K. Influence of back pain on satisfaction scores. South Med J 2015; 108(6):377-80.

7.Bejarano C, Fuzzell L, Clay C, Leonard S, Shirley E, Wysocki T. Shared Decision Making in Pediatrics: A Pilot and Feasibility Project. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology 2015; (3): 25-36.

8.Shirley ED, Bejerano C, Fuzzell L, Leonard S, Clay C, Wysocki T. Helping Families Make Difficult Choices: Implementation of a Decision Aid for Neuromuscular Scoliosis Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop 2015; 35(8): 831-7.

9.Shirley ED, Anderson M, Neal K, Mazur J. Screw Fixation of Lateral Condyle Fractures: Results of Treatment. J Pediatr Orthop 2015; 35(8): 821-4.

10.Wilson A, Afarin A, Shaw C, Shirley E, Pierce J, Slakey JB. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings After Acute Patellar Dislocation in Children. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 2013 1(6).

11.Shirley ED, Sanders JO. Patient Satisfaction: Implications and predictors of success. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2013 95(10): e691-4.

12.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Kyphotic deformities in skeletal dysplasias. Semin Spine Surg 2012; 24(3):186-191.

13.Shirley ED, Anderson M. Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Sports Injuries Involving the Knee. Northeast Florida Medicine 2012; 63(3): 37-43.

14.Shirley ED, DeMaio M, Bodurtha, J. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment Implications. Sports Health 2012; 4(5): 413-422.

15.Shirley ED, Sponseller PD. Marfan syndrome: diagnosis and treatment. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2009; 17(9): 572-581.

16.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Achondroplasia: Manifestations and Treatment. J Am Acad Orthop 2009; 17(4): 231-241.

17.Leet AI, Shirley ED, Barker C, Launay F, Sponseller PD. Treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy. J Child Orthop 2009; 3(4): 253-8.

18.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Spinal manifestations of achondroplasia. Curr Orthop Practice 2008; 19: 376-82

19.Ain MC, Shirley E, Pirouzmanesh A, Skolasky R, Leet AI. Genu Varum in Achondroplasia. J Pediatr Orthop 2006; 26(3):375-379.

20.Ain MC, Shirley E, Pirouzmanesh A, Hariri A, Carson BC. Postlaminectomy Kyphosis in the Skeletally Immature Achondroplast. Spine 2006; 31(2):197-201.

21.Ain MC, Shirley E. Spinal Fusion for Kyphosis in Achondroplasia. J Pediatr Orthop 2004; 24(5):541-5.

22.Hungerford MW, Shirley E, Khanuja P, et al. Osteotomies as treatment foe Osteonecrosis. Curr Opinion Orthopedics 2003; 14(1): 17-22.

Textbooks, Authored or Edited Frick S, Iobst C (eds): Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma. Lower Extremity Trauma section editor. Springer; in press.

Book Chapters 1.Shirley ED, Mai V. Halo application. In Frick S, Iobst C (eds): Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma. Springer; in press.

2.Shirley ED. Osteochondral Fracture of the Knee. In Frick S, Iobst C (eds): Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma. Springer; in press.

3.Read JT, Shirley ED. Tibia Stress Fracture. In Frick S, Iobst C (eds): Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma. Springer; in press.

4.Read JT, Shirley ED. Femur Fracture Treated with Pavlik Harness. In Frick S, Iobst C (eds): Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma. Springer; in press.

5.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Achondroplasia. In Malloy S, Hughes K (eds): Brenner's OnlineEncyclopedia of Genetics 2e. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2016.

6.Shirley ED, Bryskin R. Anesthesia and pain management. In Martus J (ed). Orthopaedic Knowledge Update- Pediatrics. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2016: 25-33.

7.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Achondroplasia. In Malloy S, Hughes K (eds): Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2013:4-6.

8.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Spinal deformity in skeletal dysplasia conditions. In: Bridwell KH, DeWald RL (eds), The Textbook of Spinal Surgery. Ed 3. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011:1084-1098.

9.Shirley ED. Subluxating Kneecap. In Michele L, (ed): Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine, New York: Sage, 2011: 788-790.

10.Shirley ED, Davidson RS. Surgical Management of Blount's Disease. In: Wiesel S, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011: 1230-37.

11.Ain MC, Shirley ED. Spinal manifestations of the skeletal dysplasias. In: Akbarnia BA, Yazici M, Thompson GH (eds): The Growing Spine. Management of Spinal Disorders in Young Children, New York: Springer, 2011: 177-186.

12.Shirley ED, Ain MC: Achondroplasia. In Sarwark JF, LaBella CR (eds): Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries. Elk Grove (IL): American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010: 606-6.

13.Shirley ED, Ain MC. Skeletal dysplasias, connective Tissue Diseases, and other genetic Disorders. In Fischgrund JS, (ed). Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 9. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2008: 773-784.

14.Shirley ED, Wang J. Femoral anteversion. In Frassica FJ, Sponseller PD, Wilckens JH (eds): 5-Minute Orthopaedic Consult, Ed 2. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007: 124-125.

15.Shirley E, Leet AI. Neurofibromatosis. In: Cramer KE, ed. Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Pediatrics. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004: 224-228.

Journal and Abstract Review • Journals- Consultant Reviewer Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

• Journals- Guest Reviewer American Journal of Managed Care Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery The Journal of Pediatrics The Physician and Sportsmedicine

• Abstract review Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of America Annual Meeting 2016

National & International Presentations 1.Neal K, Shirley ED, Kiebzak G. Maturity indicators and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Evaluation of the Sanders maturity scale. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain. 5/3/17

2.Neal K, Shirley ED, Kiebzak G. Maturity indicators and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Evaluation of the Sanders maturity scale. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 3/14/17

3.Neal K, Shirley ED, Kiebzak G. Maturity indicators and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Evaluation of the Sanders maturity scale. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference. San Francisco, CA. 10/22/16

4.Shirley E. Lower Extremity Fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/5/16.

5.Shirley E. Pediatric Foot Conditions. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/5/16.

6.Shirley E. Orthopaedic Diseases and Skeletal Dysplasias. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/5/16.

7.Screw fixation for pediatric lateral condyle fractures. Sociedad Latinoamerica deOrtopedia y Traumatologica Infantil Annual Meeting. Scientific Paper Presentation. Bogota, Columbia. 10/8/15.

8. Shirley ED. Screw fixation for pediatric lateral condyle fractures. Scientific Paper Presentation. Sanatorio Allende. Cordoba, Argentina. 10/5/15

9. Shirley ED. Implementation of a Decision Aid for Neuromuscular Scoliosis Surgery. Scientific Paper Presentation. Hospital Central Santa Casa de Sao Pablo. Sao Pablo, Brazil. 9/30/15.

10. Shirley ED. Postlaminectomy kyphosis in achondroplasia. Scientific Paper Presentation. Universidade Federal de Sao Pablo. Sao Pablo, Brazil. 9/29/15.

11. Shirley ED, Gheorge R, Neal K. Results of nonoperative treatment for tarsal coalitions. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. Scientific Paper Presentation. Atlanta, GA. 5/2/15.

12. Shirley ED, Bejerano C, Fuzzell L, Leonard S, Clay C, Wysocki T. Helping Families Make Difficult Choices: Implementation of a Decision Aid for Neuromuscular Scoliosis Surgery. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. Scientific Paper Presentation. Atlanta, GA. 5/1/15.

13. Iobst, Christopher, Stillwagon M; Shirley ED, Frick SL. ABOS Questionnaire as a Framework for QSV Evaluation in Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fracture Care. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. Scientific Paper Presentation. Atlanta, GA. 4/29/15.

14. Shirley E. Pediatric Lower Extremity Fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/23/15.

15.Shirley E. Pediatric musculoskeletal disorders, dysplasias, and infections. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/23/15.

16.Shirley E. Pediatric Foot Conditions. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/23/15.

17.Shirley E. Screw Fixation of Lateral Condyle Fractures: Results of Treatment. Rapid Fire Paper Presentation. Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Amelia Island, FL. 10/22/14.

18.Shirley E. Lower Extremity Fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/12/14.

19.Shirley E. Skeletal Dysplasias and other Orthopaedic Diseases. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/12/14.

20. Shirley E. Pediatric Foot Deformities. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/12/14.

21. Shirley E, Anderson M, Neal K, Mazur J. Screw Fixation of Lateral Condyle Fractures: Results of Treatment. Scientific Paper Presentation. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. 5/1/13.

22.Shirley E, Grayhack J. High-Yield Review of Pediatric Orthopaedics. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/13/13.

23.Shirley E. Lower Extremity Fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/13/13.

24.Shirley E. Pediatric Spinal Deformity. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/13/13.

25.Shirley E. Pediatric Foot Deformities. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/13/13.

26.Shirley E. Skeletal Dysplasias & Genetic Diseases. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/13/13.

27.Shirley E. Basic Science Fundamentals in Pediatric Orthopaedics. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board Review Course. Chicago, IL. 4/13/13

28.Shirley E. Adolescent Sports Injuries. Pediatrics for the Primary Care Physician. Amelia Island, FL. 7/1/12.

29.Shirley E. Examination of the Shoulder & Knee. Pediatrics for the Primary Care Physician. Amelia Island, FL. 6/29/12.

30. Shirley E. Adolescent Fractures. Pediatrics for the Primary Care Physician. Amelia Island, FL. 6/29/12.

31. Shirley E, Erickson M, Talwalker V. Pediatric Orthopaedic Test Questions and Strategies. Orthobullets Webinar. 6/6/2012.

32. Shirley E. Teaching Professional Development to Orthopaedic Residents.. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA 12/13/2011.

33. Shirley E. Coronal Plane Malalignment. Eastern Regional Medical Conference, Bad Kissingen, Germany. 5/21/2009.

34. Shirley, E. Pediatric Knee Injuries. Eastern Regional Medical Conference, Bad Kissingen, Germany. 5/21/2009.

35. Radich A, Shirley E, Elliott M, Slakey J. Gender and Incidence of Meniscal Injury with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in the Pediatric Population. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Vail, CO 12/10/2008.

36. Ain MC, Shirley E, Pirouzmanesh A, Hariri A, Carson BC. Postlaminectomy kyphosis in the skeletally immature achondroplast. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North AmericaAnnual Meeting, 5/2/2004.

37. Ain MC, Shirley E, Pirouzmanesh A, Skolasky R, Leet AI. Genu Varum in Achondroplasia. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, POSNA Specialty Day, 3/3/2004.

Community activities

Team Physician- King's Academy Athletics- Lakepoint Adult Soccer League Hobbies- Family, biking, golf, surfing, boating

Clinic Appointments and Surgery Scheduling: 404-321-9900

Pediatric Orthopaedic Associates 900 Towne Lake Parkway Woodstock, GA USA 30189 View map Phone 404-321-9900

Other staff in my practice

Sayan De, MD
Shawn Duxburry, MD
Jeff Kovacik, MD
Peter Meehan, MD
Timothy Oswald, MD
Albert Pendleton, MD
Joseph Stone, MD

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