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Sam B. Koo, M.D.

“As it relates to surgery, I firmly believe that fully addressing post-operative concerns and outcomes beforehand is paramount to a positive experience and recovery process.”

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About me

Meet Dr. Sam Koo, and you’ll immediately appreciate his warm, caring bedside manner that compliments his extensive expertise in all matters ranging from fingertip to shoulder. Even in today’s fast-paced world, he takes the time to develop relationships with his patients, to secure their trust and confidence prior to recommending treatment options. He will always discuss non-surgical and surgical options (if applicable), and explain the value and effectiveness of each approach.

Dr. Koo is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with postgraduate fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery from the nationally acclaimed Indiana Hand to Shoulder Institute in Indianapolis, IN. He aims to restore function, enabling patients to get back to what patients enjoy doing most - whether its a hobby or a career that relies on the intricacies of fluid movement. His goal is to improve quality of life whether the disruption stems from an acute injury or a chronic condition.

Dr. Koo values patient input - such collaboration ensures patients make appropriate decisions regarding their care. Those who work alongside or have been under Dr. Koo’s care always commend his personable approach before going on to detail his high level of competence and surgical skill. To learn more about his education credentials, please click here.

Dr. Koo is locally connected to the tri-state area through his wife, Dr. Euna Koo. She grew up in West Chester, OH, a Lakota High School alumnus, and practices dentistry in Kenwood. He and his wife are enjoying life with a toddler girl and another baby on the way.

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Education & Background


  • M.D., School of Medicine, Mercer University (Macon, GA), received May 2005
  • B.S., Department of Biology, Emory University (Atlanta, GA), received May 2001


  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, OrthoGeorgia (Macon, GA) • August 2010 - August 2013

Professional Memberships

  • Resident Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006 - Present
  • Candidate Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2008 - Present
  • Resident Member, Georgia Orthopaedic Society, 2007 - Present

Post-Graduate Education

  • Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta Medical Center (Atlanta, GA)

Certification & Licensing

  • ABOS Board Certified - 2013
  • Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners – Licensure Number 059261
  • Indiana Professional Licensing Agency – Licensure Number 01068250A


  • English – fluent
  • Korean – fluent
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