Monte Hunter

Department Chair

Monte Hunter

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Other Duties

Henry Distinguished Chair of Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery

Satcher Dist Chair in Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery

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  • BA 3300

Education

  • MD, Medicine. Wake Forest University - Schoo, 1987

  • BS, Zoology/Animal Biology. University of North Carolina -, 1980

Certifications

  • ABOS Board Certification The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006

  • NBME Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners, 1998

  • ABEM Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1996

  • DEA License US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration,

  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Program American Hearth Association,

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Brd, 2001

  • California Medical License

  • North Carolina Medical License

Awards & Honors

  • Georgia Health Sciences Family Choice Award 2012

  • Best Doctors in America 2011

  • Medical College of Georgia "Raft Debate" Surgery Representative 2011

  • Best Doctors in America 2008

  • Floyd Bliven Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SURG 5100

    Basic Clkshp in Surgery SS
  • RSUR 5003

    Orthopedics
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I
  • FMPC 5015

    Private Care Sports Medicine

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Stem Cell-Derived Exosomes: A Potential Alternative Therapeutic Agent in Orthopaedics., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Oxidation of the Aromatic Amino Acids Tryptophan and Tyrosine Disrupts thie Anabolic Effects on Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • MicroRNAs-141 and 200a regulate the SVCT2 transporter in bone marrow stromal cells, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Oxidation of the aromatic amino acids tryptophan and tyrosine disrupts their anabolic effects on bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells. Molecular and cellular endocrinology, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Knee Joint Tissues Divver Significantly in TGF/β1 Expression and Its Sensitivity, 2013

Department Service

  • Henry Distinguished Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery 2015 - Present

  • Medical Director, Augusta Health Tissue Bank 2007 - Present

  • Director, Augusta Health Sports Medicine Program 2001 - Present

  • Interim Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2014 - 2015

  • Vice Chairman, Department of Orthoapedic Surgery 2007 - 2014

University Service

  • Paine College, Head Team Physician 2009 - Present

  • Augusta University, Head Team Physician 2002 - Present

  • UCLA, Assistant Team Physician, UCLA Sports Medicine 1999 - 2001

  • Wake Forest University, Head Team Physician 1990 - 1998

  • Guildord College, Assistant Team Physician 1990 - 1995

Professional Service

  • NCAA Sports Science Institute Task Force 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Athletics Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Institute of Public & Preventive Health Leadership Council 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Medical Center Quality Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Nominating Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Augusta Half Marathon 2012 - Present

  • Augusta Green Jackets, Class A Professional Baseball Team 2011 - Present

  • Georgia Iron-Man 70.3 Event 2009 - Present

  • Augusta Ballet 2001 - Present

  • NCAA Division II Basketball Regional Championship Tournament 2009