Meet the Team

Each of our team members strives to provide comprehensive care with a multidisciplinary approach by addressing the patient’s—and the family’s—physical and emotional needs, which enhances the patient’s overall treatment experience.


Robert W. Bruce, Jr., M.D.

Medical Director, Orthopaedic Neuromuscular Program

Michael T. Busch, M.D. Surgical Director, Sports Medicine Program
Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship Program

Dennis P. Devito, M.D.

Medical Director, Orthopaedic Spine Program

Allan E. Peljovich, M.D., M.P.H. Medical Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Program

Michael L. Schmitz, M.D.

Chief, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Services
Co-Director of Spasticity Clinic

Tim Schrader, M.D. Medical Director, Hip Program

S. Clifton Willimon, M.D.

Medical Director, Orthopaedic Quality and Outcomes


Our staff features a multidisciplinary team of medical experts who are nationally recognized in their fields. Our pediatric-trained team also includes:

Doctors in the Orthopaedics Program are active members of the Children's Professional Staff.

Some physicians and affiliated healthcare professionals on the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta team are independent providers and are not our employees.