Dr. Jack H. Powell, III received his medical training from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic residency at Emory University. Dr. Powell completed further training in spine medicine during a fellowship at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He also did a hand fellowship at the University of Alabama and a sports medicine/arthroscopy fellowship at Tuckahoe Orthopaedic Center.
Dr. Powell is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and at his most recent recertification exam, he placed in the top five percent of the orthopedic surgeons taking the exam. He has a special interest in sports medicine and also in total joint replacement. An active member of the Olympic Medical Society, Dr. Powell served as a physician for the U.S. Olympic athletes who trained in Colorado Springs for the Sydney 2000 games and also volunteered his services at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic games. He was recently appointed the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Mercer Medical School.
Dr. Powell, III is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is on staff at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Warm Springs Medical Center.
Dr. Powell, III comes from a background of prominent physicians and is the sixth generation to practice medicine in Coweta County. His grandfather, Dr. Joe Peniston, and his father, Dr. Jack Powell, Jr. were two of the four original doctors who founded the PAPP Clinic (Peniston, Arnold, Parks & Powell). Dr. Powell has three daughters and lives in Newnan with his wife Page. He continues to be an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys jogging and golf.