Scott Gillogly, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist

Scott Gillogly, M.D.

Renowned international physician and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Scott Gillogly possesses a distinguished career spanning Chief Medical Officer for Aspetar Hospital (2022 World Cup facility), cellular repair of cartilage and concussion protocols for prominent athletes, President and CEO of Atlanta Sports Medicine, Chief of Orthopaedics and Head Triage Officer in the Gulf War, and Director of Sports Medicine, Research, and Rehabilitation and Amputee Service for Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center. With appointments including Head Team Physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon for NHL, NFL, and MLB teams, Dr. Gillogly has furthered leading-edge care, innovative surgical processes, and fiscal stewardship in administrative, business, and surgical roles.

A strategic thinker who engages employees and stakeholders, clarifies and builds consensus, and mentors executive and clinical staff, Dr. Gillogly has forged a reputation for cultural awareness and quality. Most recently the Chief Medical Officer at Aspetar Qatar Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Hospital, Dr. Gillogly held a high-profile charter to establish strategic goals, drive modernization initiatives, and spearhead change among 900+ employees from 60 countries – while heading World Cup 2022 medical preparations, Legacy Health Clinic development, and distinguishing the hospital with high benchmarks in treatment of commonly recurring sports injuries. He enabled the first automated Electronic Medical Record system, leading Cerner installations hospital-wide and across 40+ satellite locations, with proactive steps ensuring quick adoption in 90 days and improvement in same-period revenue growth in the first year of use. Dr. Gillogly’s leadership also spurred the development of first measurable statistics and evidence-based protocols, correcting data collection deficiencies and enabling reporting for actual results.

Focused on improvements in patient care quality and hospital reputation at Aspetar Hospital, Dr. Gillogly spearheaded the effort to attain Olympic certification credentials, positioning the hospital among just 5 worldwide to achieve Accreditation Canada International Platinum Status, Reaccreditation FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, and International Olympic Committee Research Centre Designation. His work was instrumental in enhancing clinical outcomes, with launch of a new ACL Assessment Unit, Sports Concussion Program (a first in the Middle East), Muscle Injury Assessment Unit, and Elite and International Athlete Care programs (prompting a 60% rise in international athletic patients in 2018), as well as the consolidation of 20+ satellite sports medical clinics into the hospital. Dr. Gillogly’s impact was also notable in cost-saving measures, with new fiscal controls and budget priorities affecting total OPEX. Enabling positive change and the breakdown of siloed leadership practices, he emphasized new organizational standards including better training and career opportunities for physicians, plus development of a Specialty Hospital Scope of Service to clarify definitions, conditions and circumstances, and stakeholder consensus on strategic decisions. By building and clearly conveying his vision for the organization, bolstering human capital resources and quality, and supporting positive change, Dr. Gillogly’s work reaffirmed the hospital’s stance as a competitive, premier global organization dedicated to serving target populations.

Dr. Gillogly previously founded Atlanta Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, serving as President and CEO for a renowned organization centered on high standards of patient care and rehabilitating athletes for return to competition, with a center of excellence including an AAAHC-accredited ambulatory Surgery Center, Physical Therapy, and Sports Rehabilitation Center. During his tenure at Atlanta Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Dr. Gillogly was appointed as Team Physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Atlanta Falcons NFL Club and Atlanta Thrashers NHL Club, as well as Team Physician of the Atlanta Braves MLB Club. Dr. Gillogly also spearheaded Sports Medicine Training for 75+ orthopaedic surgery residents from Atlanta Medical Center and built an ACGME-accredited Sports Medicine and Cartilage Restoration Fellowship that educated 12 specialized Fellows. His focus on excellence served as the basis for a well-received outpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty Program attaining dual goals of revenue growth and decreased health care costs.

Dr. Gillogly’s additional academic appointments include Chief of Staff at West Paces Medical Center, Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedics for University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He also completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship and a tour in humanitarian care Orthopaedic Surgery at Medical Element JTF-Bravo Palmerola, served as Director of Medical Education for Orthopaedic Services and Family Practice Residency Program, and filled the role of Assistant Chief, Orthopaedic Service at Martin Army Hospital.

Dr. Gillogly’s hospital appointments include Medical Director, Orthopaedic Research; Chief, Amputee Service; and Orthopaedic Surgery Service at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center. He served a tour in the first Gulf War as the Chief of Orthopaedics and Head Triage Officer at an evacuation hospital in Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Gillogly earned his MD at Duke University School of Medicine, with a BS at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was Quarterback and Co-Captain of the Army Football Team as well as a Scholar Athlete All-American. He completed his surgical internship and residency in Orthopaedic surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and completed a fellowship at the Alabama Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center and American Sports Medicine Institute.

He has served as a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and holds medical licenses in Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, and North Carolina. He is a fellow of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society, and the Herodicus Society.

Dr. Gillogly is a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine; the Herodicus Society; the International Cartilage Repair Society; the Society of Military Ortho Surgeons; and NFL and NHL Team Physicians Societies.


  1. Rauckman EJ, Rosen GM, Gillogly SD, Post SE.
    Effect of Model Traumatic Injury on Hepatic Drug Metabolizing Enzymes. J Trauma. 1980 Oct;20(10):884-6.
  2. Gillogly SD. Evaluation and Management of the Upper Cervical Spine in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Orthop Trans. 7:414, Fall, 1983.
  3. Andrews JR, Gillogly SD, Physical Examination of the Shoulder in the Throwing Athlete. In: Zarins B, Andrews JR, Carson WG, eds. Injuries to the Throwing Arm. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 1985.
  4. Andrews JR, Gillogly SD. Shoulder Examination and Diagnosis of the Throwing Athlete. In: Pettrone FA, ed. Upper Extremity Injuries in Athletes. St. Louis: CV Mosby; 1986.
  5. Callaghan JJ, McNiesh LM, Gillogly SD. Unusual Anomaly of the Scapula Defined by Arthroscopy and Computerized Tomographic Arthrography. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1988 Mar;70(3):452-3.
  6. Schaefer RA, Gillogly SD, Rak KM, Getter MD. The Evaluation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions Using Gadolinium Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Orthop Trans. 1990;14:123.1991;15:33.
  7. Hrutkay JM, Johns JC, Gillogly SD. Internal Fixation of Osteochondral Fragments: A Biomechanical Study. Orthop Trans. 1991;15:31.
  8. Gillogly SD, Hockenbury RT. Assessment of the Acutely Injured Knee. Modern Medicine. 1991;59:44-61.
  9. Rak KM, Gillogly SD, Schaefer RA, Yakes WF, Liljedahl RR. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Evaluation with MR. Radiology. 1991;178(2):553-556.
  10. Gillogly SD, Rak KM, Schaefer RA. The Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Assessment of Patellar Tendon Autograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Orthop Trans. 1992;16(1):171.
  11. Hockenbury R, Gillogly SD, Trahan C, Myers C. A Comparison of Patellar Tendon Graft Fixation Techniques in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using a Goat Model. Orthop Trans. 1992;16(1):196.
  12. Gillogly SD, Bizousky DT. Arthroscopic Evaluation of the Scapulothoracic Articulation. Orthop Trans. 1992;6(1):196.
  13. Gillogly SD, Hockenbury RT. Acute Knee Conditions That Require Immediate Treatment. Modern Medicine. 1992;60:78-84.
  14. Schaefer RA, Eilert RE, Gillogly SD. Disruption of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in a 4-Year-Old Child. Orthop Rev. 1993 Jun;22(6):725-727.
  15. Gillogly SD. Indications for Elbow Arthroscopy. In: Andrews JR, Soffer S, eds. Elbow Arthroscopy. St. Louis: CV Mosby; 1994.
  16. Gillogly SD, Andrews JR. History and Physical Examination of the Throwing Shoulder. In: Andrews JR, Zarins B, Dillman CJ, Maughon S, eds. Injuries in Baseball. New York: Raven Press; 1995.
  17. Pandya RD, Gillogly SD, Andrews JR. Throwing Injuries to the Elbow. In: Andrews JR, Zarins B, Dillman CJ, Maughon S, eds. Injuries in Baseball. New York: Raven Press; 1995.
  18. Gillogly SD. Complications of Shoulder Arthroscopy. In: Andrews JR, Timmerman LA, eds. Diagnostic and Operative Arthroscopy. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 1997.
  19. Gillogly SD, Voight M, Blackburn T. Treatment of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1998 Oct;28(4):241-251.
  20. Poss R, Mabrey JD, Gillogly SD, Kasser JR, Sweeney HJ, Zarins B, Garrett WE Jr, Cannon WD. Development of a Virtual Reality Arthroscopic Knee Simulator. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2000 Oct;82-A(10):1495-1499.
  21. Gillogly SD. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation: Complex Defects and Combined Procedures.  Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. 2002;10(3):120-128.
  22. Hamby TS, Gillogly SD, Peterson L. Treatment of Patellofemoral Articular Cartilage Injuries with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine.  2002;10(3):129-135.
  23. Scaglione NA, Miniaci A, Gillogly SD, Carter TR. Update on Advanced Surgical Techniques in the Treatment of Traumatic Focal Articular Cartilage Lesions of the Knee. 2002 Feb;18(2 Suppl 1):9-32.
  24. Gillogly SD, Hamby TS. Treatment of complex articular surface injuries. In: McGinty JB, ed. Operative Arthroscopy. 3rd Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003.
  25. Gillogly SD, Hamby TS, Cartilage Transplantation Options. In: Callaghan JJ, ed. The Adult Knee. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 895-916.
  26. Gillogly SD. Treatment of Large Full-Thickness Chondral Defects of the Knee with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Arthroscopy. 2003 Dec;19 Suppl 1:147-153. Review.
  27. Gillogly SD. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Sports Med Arthroscopy Review. 2003;11(4):272-284.
  28. Cain EL, Gillogly SD, Andrews JR. Management of intraoperative complications associated with autogenous patellar tendon graft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Instr Course Lect. 2003;52:359-367.
  29. Gillogly SD, Myers TH. Treatment of Full-Thickness Chondral Defects with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Orthop Clinics North Am. 2005 Oct;36(4):433-346.
  30. Gillogly SD. Management of Patellofemoral Instability and Chondral Injury with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. In: Simonian PT, Cole BJ and Bach B, eds. Sports Injuries of the Knee: Surgical Approaches. New York: Thieme; 2006.p. 170-174.
  31. Gillogly SD, Myers TH, Rienhold MM. Treatment of Full-Thickness Chondral Defects in the Knee with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006 Oct;36(10):751-764.
  32. Gillogly SD, Kendall CB. Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy: Review of Functional Results. Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica. 2007 Feb;58(1):43-54.
  33. Day JB, Gillogly SD. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in the Knee. In: Cole B, Sekeiya J, eds. Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia: Saunders-Elsevier; 2008.
  34. Gillogly SD, Kendall CB. Cell-Based Therapy with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. In: Cole B, Gomoll A, eds. Biologic Joint Reconstruction Book, Alternatives to Arthroplasty. Thorofare: Slack Incorporated; 2009.
  35. Hirshorn K, Cates TB, Gillogly SD. Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Documented Chondral Injuries about the Knee in College Football Players: 3-year National Football League Combine Data.  Arthroscopy. 2010 Sep;26(9):1237-1240.
  36. Gillogly SD, Langer PR. Arthroscopic Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans. In: Reider B, Terry M, Provencer M, eds. Operative Techniques: Sports Medicine Surgery. Philadelphia: Saunders-Elsevier; 2010.
  37. Poukalova M, Yakacki C, Guldberg RE, Lin A, Saing M, Gillogly SD, Gall K. Pullout Strength of Suture Anchors: The Effect of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone. J Biomech. 2010 April 19;43(6):1138-1145.
  38. Yakacki CM, Poukalova M, Guldberg RE, Lin A, Saing M, Gillogly S, Gall K. The Effect of the Trabecular Microstructure on the Pullout Strength of Suture Anchors. J Biomech. 2010 Jul 20;43(10):1953-1959.
  39. Gomoll AH, Farr J, Gillogly SD, Kercher JS, Minas T. Surgical management of articular cartilage defects of the knee. Instr Course Lect, 2011;60:461-483.
  40. Cortese F, McNicholas M, Janes G, Gillogly SD, Abelow SP, Gigante A, Coletti N. Arthroscopic Delivery of Matrix-Induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implant: International Experience and Technique Recommendations. Cartilage. 2012;3(2):156.
  41. Gillogly SD, Gelven AT. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in the Knee. In: Cole B, Sekeiya J, eds. Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine. 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: Saunders-Elsevier; 2013. p. 721-732.
  42. Gillogly SD, Arnold R. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation and Anteromedialization for Isolated Patella Articular Cartilage Lesions: 5-11 Year Follow up. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Apr; 42(4):912-920.
  43. Gomoll AH, Gillogly SD, Cole BJ, Farr J, Arnold R, Hussey K, Minas T. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in the Patella: A Multicenter Experience. Am J Sports Med. 2014 May; 42(5): May; 42(5):1074-1081.
  44. Gillogly SD, McDonald K. Postoperative Rehabilitation after Autologous Chrondrocyte Implantation for Cartilage Restoration. In: Reider B, Davies G, Provencher M, eds. Rehabilitation Protocols for the Injured Athlete. Philadelphia: Saunders-Elsevier; 2015. p. 1082-1097.
  45. Gillogly SD, McDonald K. Postoperative Rehabilitation after Osteochondral Allograft/Autograft Transfer for Cartilage Restoration. In: Reider B, Davies G, Provencher M, eds. Rehabilitation Protocols for the Injured Athlete. Philadelphia: Saunders-Elsevier; 2015. p. 1097-1109.
  46. Gillogly SD, Wheeler C. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation with Collagen Membrane. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2015 Sept;23(3):118-124.
  47. Eirale, C, Gillogly S, Singh G, Chamari K. Injury and illness epidemiology in soccer – effects of global geographical differences – a call for standardized and consistent research studies. Biol. Sport 2017;34:249-254.
  48. Yousfi N, Rekik RN, Eirale C, Whiteley R, Farooq A, Tabben M, Gillogly S, Bahr R, Chamari K. Lunacy revisited - the myth of the full moon: are football injuries related to the lunar cycle? Chronobiol. Int. 2018:1–6.
  49. Rekik RN, Tabben M, Eirale C, Landreau P, Bouras R, Wilson MG, Gillogly S, Bahr R, Chamari K. ACL injury incidence, severity and patterns in professional male soccer players in a Middle Eastern league. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 2018;4e000461. Doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000461.


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