E. McKeon, MD is a board-certified,
fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who
specializes in hand and wrist surgery. A large
majority of Dr. McKeon's time is dedicated to
sports injuries, fracture care, nerve surgery,
joint reconstruction and microsurgery.
Dr. McKeon has also received the Subspecialty
Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand,
which is for board-certified orththopaedic
surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications in
hand surgery beyond those expected of other
orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional
training and a practice characterized by volume
and diversity of cases in hand surgery or have
made significant contributions to this field.
In her five years at Andrews Sports Medicine, Dr.
McKeon has received numerous accolades, including:
Top Women in Medicine (B-Metro Magazine, 2018 &
2017), Rising Stars in Health Care
(2016-Birmingham Business Journal). In addition,
Dr. McKeon has been recognized by her colleagues
as one of Birmingham's Top Doctors in two
categories: Hand Surgeon and Hand
Surgeon-Pediatrics (from 2015-2018). The
peer-review survey was completed by
Birmingham-area physicians asking whom they would
recommend, other than themselves, if in need of
professional care or advice.
As a hand specialist, Dr. McKeon treats carpal
tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, arthritis,
finger/hand/wrist fractures, nail bed injuries,
nerve lacerations, soft tissue injuries,
Dupuytrens contracture and ganglion cysts to name
just a few. She serves as the team physician for
Dr. McKeon's research interests include
sports-related injuries of the hand and wrist. She
has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific
articles, review articles and book chapters over
the past several years. She's also given poster
and podium presentations at several national
meetings. She was a recipient of the Resident
Research Award at Washington University in St.
Louis in 2013 as well as a Leonard Goldner Award
semi-finalist at the AOFAS meeting in 2011.
Dr. McKeon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from
Yale University, graduating with honors. While at
Yale, she was a four-year varsity letterman in
springboard and platform diving. Following
graduation, she earned her medical degree from
Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Louis, finishing with Alpha Omega Alpha honors for
academic achievement. She completed a residency in
orthopaedic survey at Washington University in St.
Louis and a fellowship in hand surgery at
Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
Dr. McKeon says she chose to specialize in hands
because they are vital for performing everyday
tasks both at home and at work. "Being able to
restore function to patients' hands and give them
back their ability to work, care for their
families and do the activities that they enjoy is
Born in Birmingham, Dr. McKeon's family moved to
Atlanta when she was 2-years-old. Dr. McKeon
enjoys cooking, jogging, and spending time with
friends and family, especially her husband, Nick,
6-year-old twins, Finn and Chloe, and a 2-year-old
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