Dr. Charles May is a native of Macon, Georgia. He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia and received his medical doctorate from Emory University in Atlanta where he graduated with honors. He went on to complete his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
After finishing his residency, Dr. May moved to Vail, Colorado, where he completed a fellowship in sports medicine/knee and shoulder surgery at the prestigious Steadman Hawkins Clinic. The clinic has been internationally recognized as a leader in research, focusing on arthroscopic treatment of both upper and lower extremity injuries. While in Colorado, Dr. May was involved in the care of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and the United States Ski Team, as well as many other professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes.
Since moving to Rome in the fall of 2004, Dr. May has continued to provide care to athletes of all ages and abilities. He is team physician for Model High School and Pepperell High School. In addition, Dr. May served as a physician for the U.S. Men’s Alpine Ski Team and has traveled throughout the world covering training camps and races.
In addition to sports medicine, Dr. May’s practice focuses on treating ailments of the shoulder and knee using advanced arthroscopic techniques, as well as joint replacement of the knee and shoulder.
Dr. May is a member of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society and a fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is board-certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. May resides in Rome with his wife Lowery and his two children, Cappie and Charlie.
University of Georgia, cum laude
Emory University School of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine, honors
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital; Dallas, Texas
Fellowship of Sports Medicine/Knee and Shoulder surgery; Steadman Hawkins Clinic; Vail, Colorado
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Association of Georgia
Georgia Orthopaedic Society
Model High School
Pepperell High School
Coosa High School
Adairsville High School
Prior involvement in the care of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and United States Ski Team.
Enjoys spending time with his wife, Lowery and his two children, Cappie and Charlie.
Rome Orthopaedic Center Ambulatory Surgery Center
Floyd Medical Center
Redmond Regional Medical Center