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Dr. Kris Sperry

Extensive Georgia Career in Forensic Pathology

Dr. Kris Sperry
Peachtree City United States (Georgia)
Professional Status
About Me
Based in Peachtree City, Georgia, Dr. Kris Sperry is an established forensic pathologist and forensic medicine consultant. He handles a wide range of civil and criminal matters that require expert evaluations that are often presented before courts of law. A prominent presence in his professional community, Dr. Kris Sperry is a fellow of the National Association of Medical Examiners and the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Sperry’s areas of particular knowledge include terminal ballistics and the interpretation of gunshot wound injuries, as well as maternal death investigations. He has extensive experience in childhood injury and child abuse cases, and was founder and supervisor of the Child Abuse Investigative Resource Center while serving as State of Georgia chief medical examiner.

Dr. Sperry has presented in numerous public venues, including before the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on “The Investigation of Deaths in Custody, for Special Agents in Charge.” He was an invited speaker at the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2018 Winter Seminar and gave the talk “What If The Medical Examiner is Wrong?” A graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Kris Sperry completed his pathology residency at the University of New Mexico.

Consultant in Forensic Pathology and Forensic Medicine

Sperry Forensic Pathology Consultants, Inc.
Since July 1983

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Medical College of Georgia
July 2008 to November 2015

Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Georgia

State of Georgia
July 1997 to November 2015

Forensic Pathology Fellowship

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

July 1985 to December 1985

Pathology Residency

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

July 1981 to June 1985


Allentown Hospital

July 1978 to June 1979


University of Kansas School of Medicine

July 1975 to June 1978


Kansas State College of Pittsburg

September 1971 to May 1975
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