Dr. Mitch Frix is an orthopedic surgeon with Associates In Orthopedics and Sports Medicine located in Dalton and Calhoun. Dr. Frix is a north Georgia native, growing up in Calhoun and attending Calhoun High School. After high school, he attended the University of Georgia and played football for the Bulldogs from 1979 to 1982 during which time his team won a National Championship in 1980. He graduated the University Of Georgia with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Pharmacy. He went on to attend medical school and his orthopedic residency at the Medical College of Georgia. With his background in athletics and orthopedic surgery, he decided to further specialize by completing a one year fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. During that year, he worked with several college athletic programs and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League, gaining invaluable experience managing the orthopedic conditions of high level athletes.
Following that year, he returned home to North Georgia with his wife Tina, and his two sons, Ty and Trent and went in to practice at Associates in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine where he has been for the last 21 years. He has been heavily involved in coaching his sons’ recreation department sports and travel baseball teams. Both Ty and Trent have followed in their father’s footsteps by playing football at the University of Georgia.
Hamilton Sports Medicine has provided athletic training coverage to the Yellow Jackets since 1998. Hamilton's team of Certified Athletic Traniners provide care, both on and off the field, keeping student athletes safe and healthy.