Our physicians evaluate and treat all disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including fractures, ligament injuries, herniated discs, tendonitis and arthritis, with the goal of providing experienced, up-to-the-minute orthopaedic treatment within a caring, personal environment. We invite you to meet our team:

From left front row, Daxis M. Banit, MD, K. Scott Malone, David H. Wiley, MD; back row, Jefrey C. Easom, DO, Derrick D. Phillips, MD, William B. Wiley, MD

William B. Wiley, M.D.

Dr. Wiley earned his B.A. at Asbury College in Kentucky and his M.D. at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He completed his Orthopaedic Residency at Summa Health System in Ohio and a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia. He also served as a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. He has been published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Spine; Journal of Arthroscopy and has made numerous presentations at professional meetings. Dr. Wiley is former Team Physician for the Stow High School Football Team and spent time with physician staffs and teams of Randolph Macon College and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He is currently Team Physician for the Macon Knights, Fort Valley State University and all Houston County High Schools. He is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery www.abos.org.

He says: “We are who we are because of God’s blessings in our lives. It’s part  of our role and job to give back and to do what we can to help others.

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Jeffrey C. Easom, D.O.

Dr. Easom is a native of Blakely, Ga. He earned his B.S. in Pharmacy at the University of Georgia and his D.O. at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Michigan State University Garden City Hospital and a Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Fellowship at the Orthopaedic Research of Virginia. He also completed a Fellowship with the Washington Redskins medical team. Dr. Easom served as Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery and as a Clinical Instructor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a former Plant Physician for the Ford Motor Company in Detroit and a published author in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics and the American Osteopathic Association. He serves as Team Physician for Fort Valley State University and all Houston County High Schools.

Sports related injuries affect people from 13 years old to 65 years old. It’s not geared just toward the teenager.”

Daxes M. Banit, M.D. FAAOS

Dr. Banit earned his M.D. at Duke University School of Medicine and completed a General Surgery Internship at Vanderbilt Medical Center in  Nashville, Tennessee. He also completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. and a Spine Fellowship at Charlotte Orthopaedic Specialists in Charlotte, N.C. Dr. Banit is a Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, American College of Spine Surgery, International Spinal Injections Society, the American Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Medical Association of Georgia. Published articles include Banit D, Wheeler A, Darden B.  Recurrent Transverse Myelitis Following Lumbar Spine Surgery:  A Case Report. Spine 28:E165, 2003.

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Derrick D. Phillips, M.D.

Dr. Phillips is a native of Fitzgerald, Ga. He earned his B.S. in  Biology at Georgia State University his  M.D. at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a residency at University of Cincinnati Medical where he was honored as Resident of the Year. He is a Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners specializing in Sports Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has been published in the Journal of Hand Surgery and has made numerous presentations at Professional Meetings, He is a staff member at Coliseum Hospital (Macon) and Houston Medical Center and Team Physician for Northeast High School and Southwest High School. He has been honored by Who's Who in Health and Medical Services. He is a member of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, Bibb County Medical Association and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

He says: "Our mission is to serve the middle Georgia community and do the best we can for all our patients."

K. Scott Malone, M.D.

Dr. Malone earned his B.S., Biomedical Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He graduated with his M.D. from James H. Quillen College of Medicine from the state of Tennessee. Dr Malone completed his Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is also a Diplomat for, National Board of Medical Examiners; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a fellow for, American Sports Medicine Institute and Rehabilitation; American Society of Disability Evaluating Physicians.  

Dr. Malone is very active within the local schools where he has developed a sports medicine Program for all of Houston County High Schools. Some of the local teams Physicians experiences include: Macon Knights, Macon Blaze, and Fort Valley State University. Outside of our community some of the other team Physician Experiences:  Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Green Bay Packers, Berlin Thunder, NBA, Developmental League, World Wrestling Federation, Macon Whoopee, Birmingham Bulls, Grambling State University, Troy State University and Auburn University.

Dr. Malone serves on the Board of Directors for The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Foundation and Middle Georgia Community Action Agency. He is a life time member of the National Eagle Scout Association, Dr Malone was also named one of the “Top Physicians in America,” Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2003 and “Practitioner of the Year,” National Medical Association, 2004.

On outreach to surrounding communities: “Marcus Welby medicine is coming back. We may not go door to door, but we’ll go to your community. We’ll bring you state-of-the-art orthopaedic care.”

David H. Wiley M.D.

Dr. David Wiley earned his Bachelors’ of Arts from Asbury University, and then followed with his Masters of Science from the University of Kentucky. He graduated from the University of Akron, with his M.D. Northeast Ohio Medical University. Dr. D. Wiley completed his Ohio Orthopaedic Residency, Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio, Fellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Certificate of Added Qualification. A Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Christian Medical and Dental Association, Georgia Orthopaedic Society. Covered the Colorado Rockies in Spring Training in Tucson, Arizona; the Greenville Drive (Single A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox) baseball team, the University of South Carolina. Before settling her Dr. David Wiley practiced Orthopaedic Surgery in Hartsville, South Carolina for almost three years. There he was the team physician for Coker College (NCAA Division III).

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