Dr. Kris Sperry

Forensic Medicine and Pathology Consultant
Peachtree City, GA, US

With more than two decades of experience as a medical examiner, Dr. Kris Sperry furnishes consulting services related to forensic medicine and pathology from his base in Peachtree City, Georgia. In 2015, Dr. Kris Sperry retired from his position as the chief medical examiner for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Division of Forensic Sciences, which he had held since 1997. Prior to his role with the State of Georgia, Dr. Sperry worked at the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1989 to 1997. There, he started as an associate medical examiner and moved up the ranks to deputy chief medical examiner. Earlier in his time in the field, he served at the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator from 1986 to 1989. To share his insights on the profession, he also taught pathology classes at multiple universities throughout his career. These include the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, the Emory University School of Medicine, and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Work Experience

Sperry Forensic Pathology Consultants, Inc.

Consultant in Forensic Pathology and Forensic Medicine

Jul, 1983

Medical College of Georgia

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Jul, 2008 - Nov, 2015

Medical College of Georgia

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

Aug, 2001 - Jul, 2008


University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Forensic Pathology fellowship

Jul, 1985 - Dec, 1985

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Pathology residency

Jul, 1981 - Jun, 1985

Allentown Hospital


Jul, 1978 - Jun, 1979

University of Kansas School of Medicine

MD Medicine

Jul, 1975 - Jun, 1978

Kansas State College of Pittsburg

BS Biology

Sep, 1971 - May, 1975


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