For 30 years, Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick served as an orthopedic surgeon here in metro Atlanta. She is the former president of Resurgens Orthopedics.
Dr. Kay serves as a District Coordinator for the Medical Association of Georgia’s Medical Reserve Corps, working to respond to disasters in our state, most recently the COVID-19 response. She is a member of the East Cobb Rotary and has served as a team leader with Happy Tails Pet Therapy at the Ronald McDonald House.
She is currently the Chairwoman of the Ethics Committee and also serves on the Senate committees for Health and Human Services, Insurance, and Veterans, Military and Homeland Security. She is an appointed member of the Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust.
Dr. Kay is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville.
She and her husband, Thomas, an emergency physician, have two adult children and live in East Cobb. They are members of the East Cobb United Methodist Church.