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Allan E. Peljovich M.D., M.P.H.

Consulting Orthopedic Surgeon

Upper Extremity Appointments

Allan Peljovich, M.D., M.P.H., has been with Shepherd Center since 2000 and sees patients at the Upper Extremity Clinic.


  • Brachial plexus 
  • Elbow 
  • Hand 
  • Wrist 
  • Orthopedic trauma 
  • Peripheral nerve surgery 
  • Upper extremity reconstruction for spinal cord injury 
  • Upper extremity surgery for brain injury 
  • Stroke 
  • Neuromuscular disorders 
  • Paralysis caused by tetraplegia, brain injury, brachial plexus injury, and stroke 

Professional Summary

Education & Training

The MetroHealth System 
Fellowship, Tetraplegia, 1999 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School 
Fellowship, Hand Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery), 1998-1999 

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992-1998 

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 
Doctor of Medicine, 1987-1992 

Emory School of Medicine 
Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, 1988-1989 

University of Pennsylvania 
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, 1983-1987 

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 

National Board of Medical Examiners 

Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery 

    About Allan Peljovich, M.D., M.P.H.

    Allan Peljovich, M.D., M.P.H., is the hand and upper extremity surgery consultant to Shepherd Center, where he provides highly specialized care for patients with upper extremity weakness due to neurological impairments.
    He served as Chief of the Orthopedic Surgery Section at Northside Hospital, and he currently serves as the Medical Director of the Hand & Upper Extremity Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, continues as one of the founding surgeons to the Brachial Plexus Clinic at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and is a consulting surgeon for the Limb Deficiency Clinic of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Scottish Rite. He is also co-Division Chief of Hand Surgery for the Atlanta Medical Center Orthopedic Residency and has previously been honored as a ‘Clinical Instructor of the Year.’