Valdosta Orthopedic Associates Spine Center


Board Certified Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Joint Replacement Specialist

Dr. S. Justin Cowart, MD is a Board Certified Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Joint Replacement Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity.

Dr. Cowart was born and raised in South Georgia. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from both the University of Georgia (2007) and the Medical College of Georgia (2012) with his Doctorate of Medicine (MD). During his time at MCG, he was inducted into the AOA Honor Society.

Dr. Cowart went on to complete an Internship and Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee-College of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery in 2017.

He then completed additional Fellowship training in Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstruction at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2018.

Dr. Cowart specializes in Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement, performing primary, revision and complex arthroplasty procedures. Additionally, he performs Same-Day, Outpatient Partial and Total Knee Replacement, as well as, Foot and Ankle Procedures. He is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Southern Orthopedic Association, and Christian Medical and Dental Association.

Dr. Cowart provides comprehensive patient care for a broad array of degenerative and acute traumatic Orthopedic conditions of both the Upper and Lower Extremity.

Dr. Cowart and his wife, Jennifer, have been blessed with three sons Cannon, Brooks and Will. When not operating or spending time with his family, he enjoys hunting, fishing, UGA Sports, golf and traveling.


  • Primary and Revision Hip, Knee, Shoulder Replacement
  • Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Outpatient, Same-Day Partial Knee Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Minimally-Invasive Arthroscopy
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Fracture Surgery