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Kenneth J. Kress, M.D.

Kenneth J.
Kress, M.D.

Chief Outpatient Surgery

Hip and Knee Replacement Specialist & Orthopedic Surgeon

About Dr. Kress

Kenneth J. Kress, M.D., is a board-certified doctor in orthopedic surgery at Total Joint Specialists in Cumming, Georgia. Dr. Kress specializes in performing innovative adult hip and knee reconstructive surgery. He has treated patients in the Atlanta area for over 25 years and provides minimally invasive Mako SmartRobotics™ procedures for knee replacement surgery, as well as comprehensive arthritis care management.

Dr. Kress led a team of experts at Northside Hospital Forsyth and performed Georgia’s first computer-navigated robotic total knee replacement. This state-of-the-art technology offers a new surgical technique for patients who require total knee replacement due to chronic knee pain because of osteoarthritis.

Dr. Kress has served as the chief of orthopedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He has also had his research published numerous times, and he has traveled the country to teach other surgeons and improve techniques on hip and knee replacement surgery.

He has received numerous awards, including Top Doc in Orthopedic Surgery from Atlanta Magazine, 2010 – 2023; Castle Connolly, 2010 – 2015, 2017; and Lifestyle Magazine, 2009, 2011, and 2012. He was awarded the highest physician of distinction award by his peers at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta in 2012.

Dr. Kress Has Received the Top Docs Award Every Year Since 2010!

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  • 2000 Howard Farm Drive
    Suite 200
    Cumming, GA 30041
    United States

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    • Bachelor of Science: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
    • Doctor of Medicine: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    • General Surgery Internship: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    • Adult Knee Reconstruction Fellowship: Resurgens Orthopaedics, Atlanta, GA
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    • Atlanta Orthopedic Association
    • Georgia Orthopaedic Association
    • Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association
    • Medical Association of Georgia
    • Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association
    • Top Doctors, Atlanta Magazine, 2010 – 2023 
    • Top Doctor, Castle Connolly, 2010 – 2015, 2017
    • Top Doctor, Lifestyle Magazine, 2009, 2011, 2012
    • Highest Physician of Distinction, St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2012