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Tedman Vance, MD

Dr Tedman Vance, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Perimeter Orthopaedics in Atlanta, GA.

Tedman L. Vance, MD is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and fellowship trained in orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgery. He earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of New Mexico and doctorate of medicine from Louisiana State University – New Orleans. He graduated with Honors in medicine and returned to the University of New Mexico were he did his orthopaedic surgery residency ('99). Following residency he served in the United States Navy at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The majority of his practice at Camp Lejeune was Sports Medicine, Trauma and activity-related problems in young athletic patients. He went on to complete a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Duke University ('03-04), and then served as active-staff at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) - Bethesda, MD. At NNMC he was primarily responsible for caring for and managing upper extremity injuries in service members returning from in the war in the Middle-East.

Doctor Vance grew up in Springfield, Illinois, but spent most summers on their family farm in Mississippi. He played one year of collegiate football as a walk-on (UNM), and also has a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from LSU ('88). He is active in running, racquetball and weight training.

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  • College University of New Mexico BS
  • Graduate Louisiana State University MS
  • Louisiana State University Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Medical School

  • Louisiana State University Doctor of Medicine

General Surgery

  • University of New Mexico – Orthopaedic Residency

Post Residency Training

  • Duke University – Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001

Hospital/ Surgical Center Affiliations

  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Northside Hospital
  • Perimeter Outpatient Surgical Associates 
  • Emory Adventist Hospital


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Duke Hand Society
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 1993 – present
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal – 2007
  • Naval Meritorius Unit Commendation Medal – 2003
  • Outstanding Navy Physical Readiness Test Achievement – 2000
  • Medical School Honors Program Graduate – 1994
  • Graduated Upper Percentile of Medical School Class – 1994
  • George S. Bell Memorial Academic Achievement Award – 1994
  • G. John Buddingh, MD Microbiology Award – 1994
  • LSU Superior Academic Achievement in Pharmacology – 1994
  • AOA Past Student President of Louisiana State University Beta Chapter – 1993-1994
  • Ninety-Sixth Percentile Score of Part 1 of USMLE – 1992

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