The Weekly Check-Up Atlanta

Dr. Maurice Jove and Dr. John Lutzker

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Dr. Maurice Jove of Joint Solutions Center


A joint specialist in Atlanta for more than 24 years, Maurice Jove M.D. is an orthopedist who offers his patients an advanced approach to joint care that maximizes results and minimizes recovery time. The Lead Physician for the Joint Solutions Center, Dr. Jove specializes in the medical aUnd surgical treatment of arthritis, total joint replacement surgery, hip resurfacing, fracture care, sports medicine and general orthopedics. Dr. Jove is also proud to serve as the Team Physician for the following area high schools:

  • Archer
  • Loganville
  • Loganville Christian Academy
  • Parkview
  • Walnut Grove

Dr. Jove earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in 1980 and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Jove believes in pursuing innovative techniques and utilizing cutting edge products and technology to offer his patients state-of-the-art orthopedic care.

John R. Lutzker, Ph. D., Director of the Center for Healthy Development and Professor of Public Health at Georgia State University


John R. Lutzker, Ph. D. (University of Kansas) is Director of the Center for Healthy Development and Professor of Public Health at Georgia State University. He has published 147 professional articles and chapters, six books, and has made 410 professional presentations, nationally and internationally. He is a Fellow in five Divisions of the American Psychological Association. Among his awards, the most recent was Outstanding Research Career Award from the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. He is on the editorial boards of seven professional journals. Among his media appearances, Dr. Lutzker has been interviewed on Morning Edition of National Public Radio, ABC’s Good Morning America, and served as a consultant for 60 Minutes on CBS.