Dr. Prather Pooler foot doctor

John T. Prather, M.D., a native of Savannah, is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and practices general orthopaedics with a focus on surgery of the foot and ankle. Within his foot and ankle specialty, specific areas of interest include trauma, sports injuries, forefoot reconstruction, ankle arthroscopy, as well as total ankle replacement. Dr. Prather has presented his research at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society national meeting and holds operative privileges at Memorial University Medical Center, Effingham Health System, and St. Joseph’s Candler Hospitals. Dr. Prather offers Rincon and Pooler foot doctor services in addition to servicing our Savannah office location.



  • University of Georgia
    Athens, Georgia


  • Medical College of Georgia
    Augusta, Georgia


  • University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
    Memphis, Tennessee


  • Campbell Clinic
    Germantown, Tennessee


  • Foot & Ankle, Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

Board Certified

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society
  • Georgia Medical Society
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society


2020 Best Orthopedist
2020 Best Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle
Tied: 2019 Best Orthopedist
2019 Best Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle
2017 Best Foot Specialist