Dr. Perry Julien is a podiatrist specializing in the medical, biomechanical and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle with an emphasis on sports medicine of the lower extremity.
Dr. Julien earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987 and completed his residency training in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle at Atlanta Hospital in Georgia. He is Board Certified by both the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, the American College of Foot Surgeons and the American College of Foot Orthopedists. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the International Marathon Medical Directors Association, the Wilderness Medical Society and a national member of the Explorers Club. He is past president of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.
For the 1996 Summer Olympic Games Dr. Julien was chosen to coordinate podiatry services in the Olympic Village Polyclinic and to serve as medical administrator for the Olympic Marathons and Racewalks. He is the co-medical director for the Peachtree Road Race and Atlanta Marathon and was also the medical coordinator for the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) and assistant team physician for the Atlanta Beat. He is currently the team podiatrist for the Atlanta Thrashers professional hockey team and the Atlanta Falcons professional football team as well as consulting podiatrist for several Georgia collegiate athletic programs.
Dr. Julien has been involved in alpine ski racing both as a competitor and coach and is an active participant in running, cycling, adventure racing and mountaineering. He resides in Marietta, Georgia with his wife Lisa and daughter Monika.
Charles F. Peebles, DPM is a podiatrist specializing in the medical, biomechanical and surgical treatment of problems of the foot, ankle and lower leg with an emphasis on lower extremity sports medicine. He returned to Atlanta in 2006 after practicing with Bluewater Orthopedics on the Florida Panhandle.
Dr. Peebles earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, CA in 1995. He completed his surgical residency in 1998 in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle at Northlake Regional Medical Center in Tucker, Georgia and was mentored by Dr. Julien during this time. He is board certified in Reconstructive Foot/Ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and holds fellowships in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. He has served on multiple international medical missions and lectures nationwide on various surgical and sports medicine topics for the Podiatry Institute and other state organizations. He currently serves as the team podiatrist for the Atlanta Hawks professional basketball team.
Dr. Peebles has served as Medical Director and race chairman for the Jingle Bell Run to support the Arthritis Foundation. He currently serves as a staff physician for the Atlanta Marathon, Georgia Marathon and the Peachtree Road Race.
Dr. Peebles is active in running and basketball and has served as a coach of youth basketball, soccer and football programs. He is a two-time qualifier and finisher of the Boston Marathon. He resides in Alpharetta, Georgia, with his wife Michelle and children Jaymi and JT.