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Dr. Thomas J. Moore

Dr. Thomas J. Moore, MD

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Thomas J. Moore Jr. specializes in Orthopedic Trauma with an emphasis on severe musculoskeletal injuries of the extremities and pelvis, as well as fracture nonunion and other complications of problem fractures. Dr. Thomas J. Moore is active in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows in Atlanta and at conferences nationwide. He is the Emory at Grady Ortho Trauma Fellowship director and an associate Program Director for the Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery residency and works primarily at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Moore received his undergraduate degree from Boston College. He attended medical school at the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago Illinois and completed a five-year Orthopedic Surgery residency at Emory University. He went on to complete an Orthopedic Trauma fellowship in Dallas Texas at Parkland Hospital where he developed a special interest in the percutaneous treatment of many fractures.

He is an active member of many professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), and AO Trauma North America. Dr. Moore has written in the 8th edition of Rockwood and Green’s: Fractures in Adults and has published research in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Injury, the Journal of Hand Surgery, and others. When Dr. Moore is not practicing Orthopaedic Surgery, he enjoys spending time with his wife Christina and four children, and his hobbies include basketball, water skiing, the guitar, and classic movies.


  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Orthopaedic Surgery


  • UT Southwestern Medical Center


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
  • Residency: Emory University

Honors & Awards

AOA Emerging Leaders Program AO Trauma Faculty OTA Resident Comprehensive Fracture Course Faculty


Fitzgerald CA, Moore TJ, Morse BC, Subramanian A, Dente CJ, Patel DC, Reisman WM, Schenker ML, Gelbard RB. The role of diverting Colostomy in traumatic blunt open pelvic fractures. Am Surg. 2017 Aug 1;83(8):280-282

Runner R, Moore TJ, Reisman W. The Value of a Saturday Dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma Room. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2016 Jan; 30(1)

Moore TJ, North C, Starr A. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Orthopaedic Trauma. Rockwood and Green’s Fractures in Adults. 8th edition

Leversedge FJ, Moore TJ, Peterson BC, Seiler JG 3rd. Compartment Syndrome of the upper extremity. Journal of Hand Surgery American. 2011 March; 36(3): 544-59

Moore TJ, Anderson B, Seiler JG 3rd. Flexor Tendon Reconstruction. Journal of Hand Surgery American. 2010 June; 35(6): 1025-30