J. Stephen Kroll, MD

Stephen Kroll

Undergraduate: West Virginia University, 1999
Medical education: West Virginia University, MD, 2005
Residency: West Virginia University, Pediatrics, 2008
Fellowship: University of South Carolina, Sports Medicine, 2009

Dr. Kroll has provided sports medicine physician coverage for multiple Division 1 teams in West Virginia and South Carolina, including the University of South Carolina football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball, track, swimming and diving, tennis, golf, equestrian, and cheerleading. More recently, he has provided coverage for Dacula, North Gwinnett and Lanier High Schools and was also a participating team physician for the All Sports Georgia High School State Wrestling Tournaments.

Before joining Children’s, Dr. Kroll practiced at Georgia Sports Medicine in Gwinnett. He has been featured on CNN and Channel 5 Atlanta discussing diagnosis, treatment and improvements in management of concussions.

In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar and piano, being active and spending time with his friends and family.

Clinic location

Areas of focus

  • Sports medicine
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Overuse injuries

Clinical interests

  • Non-operative musculoskeletal conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Overuse injuries and team sports
  • Concussion management 

Professional affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics National Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine