Dr. Jimmy J. Jiang is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who joined Northside Cherokee Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in 2016. He subspecializes in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery. Dr. Jiang completed his undergraduate studies at Georgia Tech where he graduated with highest honors in mechanical engineering. He received his medical education at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and, then completed both his orthopaedic surgery residency and hand surgery fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Dr. Jiang has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder, and utilizes conservative care and minimally-invasive procedures to return patients to a high functional level. Dr. Jiang treats a wide range of orthopaedic conditions in both adults and children, including fractures, arthritis, sports injuries, tendon disorders (such as rotator cuff disease and tennis/golfers elbow), and nerve compression (such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome). He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and Mid-American Orthopaedic Association. In addition to receiving numerous honors and awards, Dr. Jiang has also published 12 original scientific articles and has presented over 30 scientific papers at national meetings.
Dr. Jiang has previously served as team physician for a number of high schools in the Chicago area, and currently serves as a consultant surgeon for Reinhardt University athletics.