The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

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TSPMG Orthopedics Now Available at Kaiser Permanente Gwinnett Medical Center

William Craven, MD
Beatrice Shu, MD

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is pleased to announce that Orthopedics is now available at Kaiser Permanente. William Craven, MD is now seeing patients at the Kaiser Permanente Gwinnett Medical Center and will be joined in early 2014 by Beatrice Shu, MD.

Dr. Craven will treat all types of orthopedic problems, including sports-related injuries. A former professional football player for the Cleveland Browns and the World Football League’s Philadelphia Bell, he has treated a wide variety of professional athletes and has worked as an orthopedic consultant for Morgan State University, Tuskegee University, and Grambling State University.

Dr. Craven earned his medical degree from UCLA Medical School and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He performed his fellowship training in Orthopedics Sports Medicine at American Sports Medicine Institute. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic surgeons. Prior to joining TSPMG, he served as Medical Director for both Alliance Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Proactive Fitness and Physical Therapy.

Dr. Shu, who will begin seeing patients in 2014, received her medical degree from New Jersey Medical School and completed General Surgery training at Stanford University. She stayed on at Stanford to complete her Orthopaedic Surgery residency and research fellowship before joining the faculty as a Hip Fellow/Clinical Instructor. During her time there, she won many accolades and provided care for Stanford’s nationally ranked football team. Dr. Shu has received numerous recognitions for her research publications, including the Orthopaedic Research Society’s Hip Award. She was an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine fellow with Atlanta Sports Medicine prior to joining TSPMG.