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Third Generation Orthopedic Surgeon, Nathan A. Jove, M.D., Joins DeKalb Medical

July 23, 2014

DeKalb Medical welcomes Nathan A. Jové, M.D., a third generation orthopedic surgeon, to its surgical team. Dr. Jové has followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, Dr. Julio Jové, and his father, Dr. Maurice Jové.

Dr. Jové earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Emory University. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Jové then trained at the Detroit Medical Center where he worked for a significant portion of his training at Detroit Receiving Hospital – the largest trauma center in Detroit. Dr. Jové trained with physicians who took care of the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Pistons and Detroit Red Wings.

Dr. Jové has presented his research all over the country, including a prestigious opportunity for an oral presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Conference in March 2013. He was given the honor of Chief Resident for his program throughout his final year of residency.

About DeKalb Medical

Founded in 1961, DeKalb Regional Health System, Inc., known as DeKalb Medical, is comprised of more than 800 doctors skilled in 55 medical specialties across three campuses. The 627-bed system includes DeKalb Medical at North Decatur (451 beds), DeKalb Medical Long Term Acute Care at Downtown Decatur (77 beds), DeKalb Medical at Hillandale (100 beds), DeKalb Medical Physicians Group and the DeKalb Medical Foundation. The not-for-profit health care system is a HealthGrades® Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2013 and Five-Star Recipient for Peripheral Vascular Bypass in 2012, and earned the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart/American Stroke Association. Our Maternity Center was selected as a participant in the Best Fed Beginnings project as part of UNICEF/WHO’s Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Our Cancer Center received the Outstanding Achievement Award and is granted three-year approval by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a community hospital comprehensive oncology program. Our Joint Solutions Center is a metro Atlanta leader in joint replacement. In addition, our LTAC earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for acquired brain injury, wound care and respiratory failure services. Visit www.dekalbmedical.org.