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Joseph U. Barker, MD
Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Surgery

Joseph U. Barker, MD, Raleigh, North CarolinaJoseph U. Barker, MD

Dr. Barker is a board certified fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in sports medicine and is a team physician for the Carolina Hurricanes. His areas of expertise include sports injuries, shoulder, hip and knee arthroscopy, and cartilage restoration.

Dr. Barker grew up in Asheville, NC. He attended Wake Forest University for his undergraduate degree, where he received a full-tuition academic scholarship and graduated with a 4.0 GPA. He attended Duke University School of Medicine on a full-tuition academic scholarship and was awarded a Howard Hughes Fellowship for his orthopaedic research. He completed his surgical internship and his orthopaedic residency at Cornell University/Hospital for Special Surgery in New York ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the #1 orthopaedic hospital in the nation. He then was selected for a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the prestigious Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he was an assistant team physician for DePaul University, Chicago Steel Hockey, the Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Bulls.

Dr. Barker has authored over 20 book chapters and scientific articles on hip, knee, and shoulder injuries. He is on the editorial board for the Journal of Knee Surgery and is a member of the International Cartilage Repair Society. His clinical and research interests include: ACL injuries, rotator cuff tears of the shoulder, meniscus surgery, hip arthroscopy, and cartilage repair. Having been involved in athletics for years with multiple personal sports injuries, Dr. Barker brings a unique understanding, knowledge, and dedication to providing quality care for patients of all ages and activity levels.


Board Eligible

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Education

  • 2009-2010

    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612
    Fellowship in Sports Medicine

  • 2009

    Auckland Bone and Joint Surgery, Auckland, New Zealand
    Fellow on Knee Service, Mark Clatworthy, MD

  • 2005-2009

    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021
    Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

    New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center,
    New York, New York 10021
    Clinical Associate/Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021
    Clinical Associate/Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • 2004-2005

    New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center,
    New York, New York 10021
    Intern in General Surgery

  • 2000-2004

    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27708
    Doctor of Medicine

  • 2002-2003

    Howard Hughes Research Scholar, Durham, North Carolina 27708

  • 1996-2000

    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106
    Bachelor of Science: Biology

Current Appointment

  • 2010-present

    Orthopaedic Surgeon at Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
    Specialty: Sports Medicine; Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Surgery
    Hospitals: Rex Hospital, Wake Med Health and Hospitals
    Raleigh, North Carolina

Awards and Honors

  • 2014

    Orthopaedic Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine.

  • 2012

    ABOS – Board Certification in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • 2011

    The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Award for Basic Science Research: Salata M, Yelavarthi V, Barker JU, Gross C, Williams JS, Virkus W, Bush-Joseph CA, Nho SJ. Effect of Acetabulum Rim Recession on Anterior Rim Angle: A Cadaveric Study.

  • 2010

    Awarded $12,500 AANA Research Grant: Strauss E, Salata M, Barker JU, Provencher M, Wang V, Romeo A, Verma N. A Biomechanical Evaluation of the Remplissage Procedure for Hill-Sachs Lesions

  • 2008

    Surgeon-In-Chief Award from Hospital for Special Surgery – 4,000 Grant for Gait Analysis Research Project

  • 2008

    AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum Recipient – Selected as the representative from Hospital for Special Surgery

  • 2004

    Phillips Medical Award for Academic Excellence – Duke University School of Medicine

  • 2003

    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society (elected as 3rd year student)

  • 2002

    Howard Hughes Research Scholarship

  • 2000

    Full Tuition Academic Scholarship to Duke University School of Medicine

  • 2000

    Fullerton Scholarship to Duke University School of Medicine

  • 2000

    Valedictorian of Wake Forest University (overall GPA 4.0)

  • 2000

    G.W. Greene Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement – Wake Forest University

  • 1999

    Sullivan Scholarship for Outstanding Biology Research

  • 1999

    Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

  • 1998

    Selected as Presidential Aide at Wake Forest University

  • 1997

    Wake Forest University Award for Excellence in Chemistry

  • 1996

    Full Tuition Academic Scholarship to Wake Forest University – Graylyn Scholarship awarded to one student annually

  • 1996

    Carswell Academic Scholarship – Wake Forest University

  • 1996

    Valedictorian of Asheville High School (Asheville, North Carolina)

  • 1996

    Tandy Scholarship for top 100 Students Nationally in Science and Math – Picture in Times, Forbes, and Fortune Magazines

Research Experience

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, Raleigh, North Carolina (2010-present)
Thirty-year outcome of non-operative treatment of ACL injuries; prospective study on results after ACL reconstruction surgery; prospective study on treatment of rotator cuff tears with double row repair technique; collaborative research with Rush University on outcome of hip arthroscopy surgery for impingement lesions; collaborative research with Rush University on arthroscopic treatment of gluteus medius tears.

Rush University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Bernard R. Bach, Jr., MD (2009-present)
Biomechanical studies of ACL anatomy, trans-tibial femoral tunnel placement; BPTB allograft structural properties; Remplissage procedure for Hill-Sachs lesions; rotator cuff double vs. single row; optimal medium for testing soft-tissue fixation; cartilage injury; glenohumeral arthritis in the young adult; gluteus medius tendon repair; femoral-acetabular impingement; partial rotator cuff repair.

The Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas P. Sculco, MD (2004-2009)
Validation of a novel, portable gait analysis device (IDEEA); clinical application of portable gait analysis; comparison of locking plate fixation and hemiarthroplasty for proximal humerus fractures; computer navigation for cadaver studies evaluating greater trochanter anatomy; glenoid version in professional baseball players; graft selection and ACL infection.

Duke University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, James R. Urbaniak, MD (2002-2004)
Research included one year Howard Hughes Fellowship; microsurgical technique to evaluate ischemic/reperfusion injury; contractile function of muscle following injury; molecular biology of nitric oxide in ischemic/reperfusion injury.

Wake Forest University, Department of Biology, Section of Biomechanics, Miriam A. Ashley-Ross, PhD (1998-2002)
Microsurgery technique used to isolate hindlimb salamander muscle; evaluated effect of muscle fiber type on work and power output; gait analysis study evaluating efficiency of runners and non-runners while walking.

Wake Forest University, Departments of Philosophy and Religion, James A. Martin, PhD (1998-2000)
Three month independent study project in Nepal; lived in Buddhist Monastery and with a Buddhist family; thesis on determining common ethical themes in world religions; use of meditation for mental focus; interactions between body and mind.

Wake Forest University, Independent Studies Scholarship Program, Thomas O. Phillips, PhD (1997-1999)
Three month independent undergraduate study performed in Lima, Peru at Hospital Cayetano Heredia; volunteered in emergency room; thesis on doctor-patient interactions in a third world hospital.

Wake Forest University, Department of Biology, Peter D. Weigl, PhD (1997)
Ecological project evaluating impact of the European Wild Boar on the Smoky Mountains National Park; assisted U.S. Department of Interior on red wolf release project.

Publications

New Radiographic Parameters to Describe Anterior Acetabular Rim Trimming During Hip Arthroscopy. Christopher E. Gross, MD; Michael J. Salata, MD; Katherine Manno, BS; Vamashi Yelavarthi, Joseph U. Barker, MD; James S. Williams, PhD; Walter Virkus, MD; Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD; Shane J Nho, MD. Arthroscopy. 2012 Oct;28(10): 1404-9.

Functional and Radiographic Outcomes of Inter-Trochanteric Hip Fractures Treated with Calcar Reduction, Compression and Trochanteric Entry Nailing. Omesh Paul, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Joseph M. Lane, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich. MD. Accepted: The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2012 March;26(3): 148-54.

The Basic Science and Clinical Applications of Osteochondral Allografts. Eric Strauss, MD; Robert Sershon, BS; Joseph U. Barker, MD; James Kercher, MD; Michael Salata, MD; Nikkil Verma, MD. Bulletin NYU Hosp Joint Dis. 2012; 70(4): 217-23

Glenohumeral Arthritis in the Young Adult: Instructional Course Lecture. Matthew T. Provencher, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Eric J. Strauss, MD; Frederick A. Matsen, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD. Instr Course Lect. 2011; 60: 137-153.

The Role of Growth Factors in Cartilage Repair. Lisa Fortier, DVM, PhD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Eric J. Strauss, MD; Taralyn M. McCarrell, DVM; Brian J. Cole, MD. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011; Oct 469(10): 2706-15.

Can Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement Be Achieved Using a Transtibial Technique for Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction? Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Brian J. Cole, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Am J Sports Med. 2011; June 39(6): 1263-1269.

Osteoarthritis of the ACL Deficient Knee: Epidemiology, Biomechanics, and the Effects on the Meniscus and Articular Cartilage. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Eric Strauss, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD. US Musculoskeletal Review, 2011; 5: 65-70.

The Arthroscopic Management of Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Eric J. Strauss, MD; Michael Salata, MD; James Kercher, MD, Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Anthony Romeo, MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Arthroscopy. 2011 Apr;27(4):568-580.

Extra-Articular Mimickers of Lateral Meniscus Tears. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Eric J. Strauss, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD. Sports Health, 2011 Jan;3(1):82-88.

Effect of Donor Age on Bone Mineral Density in Irradiated Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Allografts of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Richard Kang, MD; Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Feb;39(2): 380-383.

The Evaluation and Management of Failed Distal Clavicle Excision. Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2010 Sept;18(3): 213-219.

The Basic Science and Clinical Applications of Osteochondral Allografts. Eric J. Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; James Kercher, MD; Michael Salata, MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Orthopaedics Hyperguide. 2010 (www.ortho.hyperguides.com).

Updates on the Surgical Management of Patellar Instability. Eric J. Strauss, MD; James Kercher, MD; Michael Salata, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Orthopaedics Hyperguide 2010 (www.ortho.hyperguides.com).

Outcomes of Length Stable Fixation of Femoral Neck Fractures. Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Omesh Paul, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; Robert Parker, BS; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010 Dec;130(12):1523-1531.

Effective Glenoid Version in Professional Baseball Players. Mark C. Drakos, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Daryl C. Osbahr, MD; Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD; Answorth A. Allen, MD; Hollis Potter, MD; David W. Altchek, MD. Am J Orthop. 2010 Jul;39(7): 340-344.

Augmentation Methods Following Microfracture in the Management of Focal Cartilage Defects. Eric J. Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; James Kercher, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD; Kai Mithoefer, MD. Cartilage. 2010 Apr;1(2):145-152.

The Incidence of Post-Operative Infection in ACL Reconstruction. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Mark C. Drakos, MD; Travis G. Maak, MD; Russell F. Warren, MD; Answorth A. Allen, MD; Riley J. Williams III, MD, Answorth A. Allen, MD. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Feb;38(2):281-6.

Efficacy of an Aiming Device for the Placement of Distal Interlocking Screws in Trochanteric Fixation Nailing. Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Sep;129(9):1177-82.

Anatomy of the Greater Trochanteric ‘Bald Spot’: A Potential Portal for Abductor Sparing Femoral Nailing? Michael J. Gardner, MD; William Robertson, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Sep; 466(9):2196-200.

Anatomy and Dimensions of the Gluteus Medius Tendon Insertion. William J. Robertson, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD; Bryan T. Kelly, MD. Arthroscopy. 2008 Feb;24(2):130-136.

Complete Bony Union achieved after Arthrodesis of Native Glenoid and Acromion to an Osteoarticular Allograft Proximal Humerus:  A Case Report. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Brian T. Kelly, MD; Joseph M. Lane, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2008 Mar-Apr;17(2):19-22.

Management of Proximal Humerus Fractures Based on Current Literature. Shane J. Nho, MD; Robert H. Brophy, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Charles N. Cornell, MD; John D. MacGillivray, MD. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Oct;89(3):44-58.

The Importance of Medial Support in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Michael J. Gardner, MD; Yoram Weil, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Bryan T. Kelly, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Mar;21(3):185-91.

Innovations in the Management of Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures. Shane J. Nho, MD; Robert H. Brophy, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Charles N. Cornell, MD; John D. MacGillivray, MD. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2007 Jan;15(1):12-26.

An Evaluation of Accuracy and Repeatability of a Novel Gait Analysis Device. Michael J. Gardner, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Steven Briggs, PA-C; Sherry I. Backus, MA, PT; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Archives of Orthopaedic Trauma Surg. 2007 Apr;127(3):223-227.

Addition of Nitric Oxide Donor S-Nitroso-N-Acetylcysteine to Selective iNOS Inhibitor 1400W Further Improves Contractile Function in Reperfused Skeletal Muscle. Joseph U. Barker, BS; Wen-Ning Qi, MD; YiYu Cai, MD; James R. Urbaniak, MD; Long-en Chen, MD, PhD. Microsurgery. 2005;25(4):338-45.

The Effect of Fiber Type Heterogeneity on Optimized Work and Power Output of Hindlimb Muscles of the Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. Miriam A. Ashley-Ross, PhD; Joseph U. Barker. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 2002;188:611-620.

Book Chapters

Anatomical and Biomechanical Considerations of the Glenohumeral Joint. Neil Ghodadra, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Debdut Biswas, MD; Vincent M. Wang, PhD. “AAOS Monographs: Management of the Active Patient with Glenohumeral Arthritis”, 2011.

Evaluation and Management of Glenohumeral Articular Cartilage Defects. Eric J. Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD. “AAOS Monographs: Management of the Active Patient with Glenohumeral Arthritis”, 2011.

Knee Bracing for Athletic Injuries. Geoffrey VanThiel, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD. “Insall and Scott: Surgery of the Knee 5th Edition” Edited by W. Norman Scott, 2010.

Approach and Instrumentation for Arthroscopic and Open Shoulder Stabilization. Eric J. Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. “Provencher and Romeo: Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Approach”, 2010.

Complications in Meniscal Transplant. Nicole Friel, BS; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Shane J. Nho, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD. “AAOS Monographs: Complications in Knee Surgery”, 2010.

Osteoporosis. Andrew Krawiecki, BA; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Joseph M. Lane, MD. In “Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient Orthopedic Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapy, 5th Edition,” Edited by Stephen A. Paget, MD; Allan Gibofsky, MD; John F. Beary III, MD. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

Current Research

Outcome after Treatment of Bone Abnormalities in Femoral-Acetabular Impingement and Labral Repair. Shane J. Nho, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Salata, MD; Charles Bush-Joseph, MD. In Progress.

Thirty-year Follow-up of Untreated Ruptures of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Jason McDaniel Jr., MD. In Progress.

The Impact of Posterolateral Beveling of the Tibial Tunnel on Femoral Tunnel Guide Pin Placement During Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Dana Piasecki, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Eric Strauss, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

Can You Achieve Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement with Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Smaller Tunnel Sizes?  Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; James Kercher, MD; Eric Strauss, MD; Mark Slabaugh, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

Effect of Acetabular Rim Recession on Center Edge Angle. Michael J. Salata, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Shane J. Nho, MD. In Progress.

Biomechanical Analysis of Gluteus Medius Repairs in a Cadaveric Model. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Salata, MD; Charles Bush-Joseph, MD; Shane J. Nho, MD. In Progress.

Re-Revision ACL Reconstruction: A Retrospective Analysis. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Salata, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD. In Progress.

Determination of Optimal Medium for Biomechanical Testing of Soft Tissue Fixation for ACL (human vs. porcine vs. bovie vs. sawbones). Joseph U. Barker, MD; James Kercher, MD; Eric Strauss, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

Post-operative Outcome of Bio-composite Anchors vs. bio-absorbable Anchors use in Arthroscopic Stabilization. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Salata, MD; Shane J. Nho, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD. In Progress.

Case Report: IT Band Syndrome Secondary to an Osteochondroma. Dana P. Piasecki, Joseph U. Barker, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD. In Progress.

Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Rotator Cuff Pathology Prior to Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Michael J. Salata, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Functional Outcomes of Single versus Double Row Rotator Cuff Repair at a Minimum of Two Year Follow Up. James Kercher, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD. In Progress.

A Biomechanical Evaluation of the Remplissage Procedure for Hill-Sachs Lesions. Eric Strauss, MD; Michael J. Salata, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

Contribution of Humeral Avulsion of the Glenohumeral Ligament (HAGL) Lesions to Glenohumeral Stability: A Biomechanical Analysis. Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; James Kercher, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

ACL Reconstruction Failure: Causes and Radiographic Analysis. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Mark Slabaugh, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD. In Progress.

Presentations

The Use of Coblation Technology to Treat Cartilage Injuries in the Knee. Joseph U. Barker MD. Smith and Nephew Coblation Education Series, Clemson, SC, July 14, 2016.

Arthroscopic Labral Reconstruction of the Hip. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Stryker National Hip Arthroscopy Course for Sports Medicine Fellows, Las Vegas, NV, May 20-21, 2016.

Bone-Patella-Tendon-Bone Autograft Reconstructions. Joseph U. Barker MD. 23rd Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics: A Comprehensive Symposium on the Treatment of ACL Injuries, Raleigh, NC, April 22, 2016.

Capsular Repair of the Hip: When, Why and How? Joseph U. Barker MD. 2016 Styker National Advanced Hip Arthroscopy Course, Miami, FL, April 8-9, 2016.

Advances in Hip Arthroscopy: The Role of Arthroscopic Capsular Repair. Joseph U. Barker MD. 2015 Styker National Advanced Hip Arthroscopy Course, Tampa, FL, October 23-24, 2015.

Comparing Hip and Abdominal Injures: FAI vs Athletic Pubalgia. Joseph U. Barker MD. 2015 Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, August 29, 2015.

Arthroscopic Capsular Repair in the Hip and Treatment of Hip Instability. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Stryker National Advanced Hip Arthroscopy Mahwah, NJ, August 14-16, 2015.

Arthroscopic Labral Repair in the Shoulder and Hip. Joseph U. Barker MD. Stryker Hip Arthroscopy Symposium at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, July 10, 2015.

Arthroscopic Labral Reconstruction of the Hip. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Stryker National Advanced Hip Arthroscopy Course, Long Beach, CA, June 19-20, 2015.

Advances in the Field of Hip Arthroscopy and the Treatment of Femoral-Acetabular Impingement. Joseph U. Barker MD. Smith and Nephew Sports Medicine Education Series, Charlotte, NC, June 17, 2015.

Arthroscopic Treatment of Femoral-Acetabular Impingement. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Stryker National Hip Arthroscopy Course for Sports Medicine Fellows, Las Vegas, NV, May 28-29, 2015.

The Use of Coblation Technology for Treatments of Cartilage Damage in the Knee. Joseph U. Barker MD. Smith and Nephew Coblation Education Series, Omaha, NE, May 14, 2015.

Arthroscopy for the Treatment of Glenohumeral Joint Arthritis. Joseph U. Barker MD. 22nd Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics: Controversies in the Management of Shoulder and Elbow Conditions, Raleigh, NC, April 24, 2015.

Latest Advancements in Coblation Technology for Treatments in Sports Medicine. Joseph U. Barker MD. Smith and Nephew Coblation Education Series, Charlotte, NC, December 11, 2014.

The Hip Joint and the Problems it Faces with the Aging Process. Joseph U. Barker MD. Select Physical Therapy of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, July 16, 2014.

Hip Arthroscopy: Latest Advancements in Treatment and Physical Therapy Protocols. Joseph U. Barker MD. Sports and More Physical Therapy, Raleigh, NC, June 19, 2014.

Anatomic Labral Repair and Reconstruction in Hip Arthroscopy. Joseph U. Barker, MD. VuMedi Interactive Workshop, On-line Program, April 16, 2014.

Imaging and Diagnostics in Hip Arthroscopy: Pearls and Pitfalls. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Arthrocare Corporation Hip Symposium, Austin, TX, March 21-22, 2014.

Arthroscopic Hip Labral Repair and Preservation. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Arthrocare Corporation Hip Symposium, Austin, TX, March 21-22, 2014.

Arthroscopic Capsular Closure of the Hip. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Arthrocare Corporation Hip Symposium, Austin, TX, March 21-22, 2014.

Hip Pathology: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehab Protocols. Joseph U. Barker MD. Duke University Department of Physical Therapy Guest Lecture, Durham, NC, February 19, 2014.

Internal and External Snapping Hip; Approaches to Psoas or IT Band Release; Trochanteric Bursitis. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Skills Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Scotsdale, AZ, November 23, 2013.

Development of the Hip Joint and the Problems it Faces with the Aging Process. Joseph U. Barker MD. 2013 Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, August 24, 2013.

New Surgical Approaches to Hip Arthroscopy. Joseph U. Barker MD. Pivot Hip Arthroscopy Symposium at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 12, 2013.

Common Injuries and Treatment Implications in the Extreme/Adventure Athlete. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Athlete’s Performance Lecture Series: Bulletproof Your Body, Raleigh, NC, June 1, 2013.

Hip Evaluation in the Young Active Patient and Femoral-Acetabular Impingement. Joseph U. Barker, MD. Concepts in Orthopaedic Care for Primary Care Providers, Raleigh, NC, October 20, 2012.

Moderator on the Treatment of Shoulder and Neck Injuries in Athletes. Joseph U. Barker MD. 2012 Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, September 8, 2012.

Arthroscopy of the Hip: Labral Repair. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Skills Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Scotsdale, AZ, March 10, 2012.

Internal and External Snapping Hip; Approaches to Psoas or IT Band Release; Trochanteric Bursitis. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Skills Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Scotsdale, AZ, March 10, 2012.

Arthroscopy of the Hip: Labral Repair. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Mid-Atlantic Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Naples, FL, January 23, 2012.

Internal and External Snapping Hip; Approaches to Psoas or IT Band Release; Trochanteric Bursitis. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Mid-Atlantic Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Naples, FL, January 23, 2012.

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehab Protocols for Labral Pathology and Femoral Acetabular Impingement of the Hip. Joseph U. Barker MD. 16th Annual Triangle Sports Medicine Symposium, Raleigh, NC, December 10, 2011.

Treatment of Articular Cartilage Injuries of the Knee. Joseph U. Barker MD. Concepts in Orthopaedic Care for Primary Care Providers, Raleigh, NC, September 24, 2011.

Cartilage Restoration of the Knee and Shoulder. Joseph U. Barker MD. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Live Webinar, Raleigh, NC, August 24, 2011.

Arthroscopy of the Hip: Treatment of Gluteus Medius Tears. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Mid-Atlantic Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Naples, FL, August 22, 2011.

Arthroscopy of the Hip: Labral Repair. Joseph U. Barker MD. Arthrex Surgical Mid-Atlantic Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory, Naples, FL, August 22, 2011.

Hip Dysfunction: Evaluation, Treatment, Prevention and Associated Problems with the Lumbar Spine. Joseph U. Barker MD. 2011 Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, August 13, 2011.

Injury, Physical Examination, and Treatment of ACL Tears. Joseph U. Barker MD. ACL Symposium at the Raleigh Athletic Performance Center, Raleigh, NC, August 6, 2011.

Ligament Injuries of the Knee. Joseph U. Barker MD. North Carolina Medical Society’s 40th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium, Wilmington, NC, July 22-24, 2011.

Effect of Aceetabulum Rim Recession on Anterior Rim Angle: A Cadaveric Study. Michael J.
Salata, MD; Vamshi Yelavarthi, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Chris Gross, MD; JS Williams, MD; Walter Virkus, MD; Charles Bush-Joseph, MD; Shane J. Nho, MD. 2011 AOSSM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 7-10, 2011.

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehab Protocols for Labral Pathology and Femoral Acetabular Impingement of the Hip. Joseph U. Barker MD. Sports and More Physical Therapy. Raleigh, NC, June 23, 2011.

Can You Achieve Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement With Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Smaller Tunnel Sizes? Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Brian J. Cole, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Podium presentation at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 15-19, 2011.

Can You Achieve Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement With Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Smaller Tunnel Sizes? Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Brian J. Cole, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Podium presentation at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 14-16, 2011.

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehab Protocols for Labral Pathology and Femoral Acetabular Impingement of the Hip. Joseph U. Barker MD. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Live Webinar, Raleigh, NC, January 27, 2011.

History, Physical Examination, and Treatment of ACL Tears. Joseph U. Barker MD. ACL Symposium at the Cary Athletic Performance Center, Raleigh, NC, January 22, 2011.

Hip Arthroscopy and Rehab Protocols. Joseph U. Barker MD. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic and Physical Therapy, November 11, 2010.

ACL Injuries. Joseph U. Barker MD. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Live Webinar, Raleigh, NC, September 23, 2010.

Can You Achieve Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement With Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Smaller Tunnel Sizes? Eric Strauss, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Kevin McGill, BS; Brian J. Cole, MD; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD; Nikhil Verma, MD. Poster presentation at the 12th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Associations, Glasgow, UK, September 17, 2010.

Hamstring ACL Reconstruction: Can We Achieve Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement with a Transtibial Technique? Joseph U. Barker MD; Eric J. Strauss MD; Kevin McGill BS; Bernard R. Bach Jr. MD; Nikhil N. Verma MD. Rush University Medical Center Thesis Day, Chicago, IL, June 25, 2010.

Function follows Form: Treatment of Hip Fractures with Anatomy Restoring Technique Leads to Recovery of Gait Parameters. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Omesh Paul, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; Robert J. Parker, BS; Sherry I Backus, MA,PT; Joseph M. Lane, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery Research Symposium, New York, NY, March 19, 2009.

The Effect of Graft Selection on the Incidence of Post-operative Infection in ACL Reconstruction. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Mark C. Drakos, MD; Travis G. Maak, MD; Russell F. Warren, MD; Riley J. Williams III, MD; Answorth A. Allen, MD. Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 25-28, 2009.

Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures with Locked Plating and an Endosteal Implant. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 25-28, 2009.

Recovery of Gait following Intramedullary Nailing for Intertrochanteric Fractures. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Omesh Paul, MD; Dean G. Lorich. MD. Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 25-28, 2009.

Effective Glenoid Version in Professional Baseball Players. Mark C. Drakos, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Daryl C. Osbahr, MD; Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD; Answorth A. Allen, MD; Hollis Potter, MD; David W. Altchek, MD. Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 25-28, 2009.

Medial Calcar Augmentation in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Podium Presentation at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Lake Las Vegas, NV, October 22-25, 2008.

The Effect of Graft Selection on the Incidence of ACL Infection. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Mark C. Drakos, MD; Travis Maak, MD; Russell F. Warren, MD; Riley J. Williams III, MD; Answorth A. Allen, MD. Podium Presentation at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Lake Las Vegas, NV, October 22-25, 2008.

Medial Calcar Augmentation in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Robert J. Parker, BS; Omesh Paul, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Poster Presentation at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Denver, CO, October 16-18, 2008.

Medial Calcar Augmentation in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Podium Presentation at the OREF New York Metropolitan Area Resident Research Competition and Symposium, New York, NY, May 9, 2008.

Medial Calcar Augmentation in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.

Abductor Sparing Femoral Nailing: Anatomy of the Greater Trochanteric Bald Spot. Michael J. Gardner, MD; William Robertson, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Yoram Weil, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Poster Presentation at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Boston, MA, October 18-20, 2007.

Complete Bony Union achieved after Arthrodesis of Native Glenoid and Acromion to an Osteoarticular Allograft Proximal Humerus: A Case Report. Joseph U. Barker, MD; Michael J. Gardner, MD; Sreevathsa Boraiah, MD; Brian T. Kelly, MD; Joseph M. Lane, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Grand Rounds at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, July 20, 2007.

The Management of Proximal Humerus Fractures Based on the Current Literature. Shane J. Nho, MD; Robert H. Brophy, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Charles N. Cornell, MD; John D. MacGillivray, MD. Scientific Exhibit at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 14-18, 2007.

The Importance of Medial Support in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Michael J. Gardner, MD; Yoram Weil, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Bryan T. Kelly, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 14-18, 2007.

An Evaluation of Accuracy and Repeatability of a Novel Gait Analysis Device. Michael J. Gardner, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Steven M. Briggs, PA-C; Sherry I. Backus, MA, PT; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 14-18, 2007.

The Importance of Medial Support in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Michael J. Gardner, MD; Yoram Weil, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Bryan T. Kelly, MD; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Poster Presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Phoenix, AZ, October 5-7, 2006.

An Evaluation of Accuracy and Repeatability of a Novel Gait Analysis Device. Michael J. Gardner, MD; Joseph U. Barker, MD; Steven M. Briggs, PA-C; Sherry I. Backus, MA, PT; David L. Helfet, MD; Dean G. Lorich, MD. Podium Presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Phoenix, AZ, October 5-7, 2006.

Addition of the NO Donor SNAC to the iNOS Inhibitor 1400W Further Improves Contractile Function in Reperfused Skeletal Muscle. Joseph U. Barker, BS; Wen-Ning Qi, MD; YiYu Cai, MD; James R. Urbaniak, MD; Long-en Chen, MD, PhD. Poster Presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2004.

Effects of the NO Donor S-nitroso-N-acetylcysteine (SNAC) and the Selective iNOS Inhibitor 1400W on Contractile Function and NOS Expression in Reperfused Skeletal Muscle. Joseph U. Barker, BS; Wen-Ning Qi, MD; YiYu Cai, MD; James R. Urbaniak, MD; Long-en Chen, MD. Poster Presentation at the Duke University Medical Center Research Conference, Durham, NC, July 2003.

Effects of S-nitroso-N-acetylcysteine and the Selective iNOS Inhibitor 1400W on Contractile function and NOS Expression in Reperfused Skeletal Muscle. Joseph U. Barker, BS; Wen-Ning Qi, MD; YiYu Cai, MD; James R. Urbaniak, MD; Long-en Chen, MD. Podium Presentation at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Annual Fellows Meeting, Bethesda, MD, May 2003.

The effect of Fiber Type Heterogeneity on Work and Power Output of Hindlimb Muscles of the Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. Joseph U. Barker; Miriam A. Ashley-Ross, PhD. Podium Presentation at the Wake Forest University Annual Biology Research Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, April 2000.

The Effect of Fiber Type Heterogeneity on Work and Power Output of Hindlimb Muscles of the Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. Joseph U. Barker; Miriam A. Ashley-Ross, PhD. Podium Presentation at the Duke University Department of Biomechanics, Durham, NC, March 2000.

The Effects of Medication on Mind-Body Interactions. Joseph U. Barker. Euzelian Society – Reynolda Lecture, Winston-Salem, NC, October 1999.

Patient-Physician Interactions in South America: A Summer at Hospital Cayetano Heredia. Joseph U. Barker. Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society Guest Lecture, Winston-Salem, NC, October 1998.

Continuing Medical Education

Arthroscopy Association of North America Hip Arthroscopy Course Associate Instructor, Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL, July 15-16, 2016.

National Hockey League Team Physician Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, June 25-26, 2016.

23rd Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics: A Comprehensive Symposium on the Treatment of ACL Injuries, Raleigh, NC, April 22, 2016.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 1-5, 2016.

National Hockey League Team Physician Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, January 30, 2016.

Arthrex Orthopaedic Technology and Innovation Forum, Naples, FL, January 10-11, 2016.

Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, August 29, 2015.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, July 8-12, 2015.

22nd Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics: Controversies in the Management of Shoulder and Elbow Conditions, Raleigh, NC, April 24, 2015.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 25-28, 2015.

National Hockey League Team Physician Society Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, January 24, 2015.

Arthrex North American Sports Medicine Faculty Forum, Naples, FL, January 9-11, 2015.

Arthrocare Corporation Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, Austin, TX, March 21-22, 2014.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 12-15, 2014.

Arthrex North American Sports Medicine Faculty Forum, Naples, FL, January 9-11, 2014.

3rd Annual Emerging Techniques in Orthopaedics: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, December 5-7, 2013.

Arthrex Surgical Skills Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory Instructor, Scotsdale, AZ, November 23, 2013.

Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, August 24, 2013.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 7-11, 2013.

20th Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics: Catastrophic Sports Injuries, Raleigh, NC, May 24, 2013.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 19-22, 2013.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Hip Arthroscopy Course Table Instructor, Learning Center, Rosemont, IL, February 22-24, 2013.

Arthrex North American Sports Medicine Faculty Forum, Naples, FL, January 6-7, 2013.

Lima Corporate Travelling European Shoulder Visitation Program, Rozzano, Cremona and Udine, Italy, November 25-28, 2012.

Concepts in Orthopaedic Care for Primary Care Providers, Raleigh, NC, October 20, 2012.

Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, September 8, 2012.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Hip Arthroscopy Course Table Instructor, Learning Center, Rosemont, IL, March 23-25, 2012.

Arthrex Surgical Skills Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory Instructor, Scotsdale, AZ, March 10, 2012.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Feburary 7-11, 2012.

National Hockey League Team Physician Society Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, January 28, 2012.

Arthrex Surgical Mid-Atlantic Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory Instructor, Naples, FL, January 23, 2012.

16th Annual Triangle Sports Medicine Symposium, Raleigh, NC, December 10, 2011.

Concepts in Orthopaedic Care for Primary Care Providers, Raleigh, NC, September 24, 2011.

Medical Mutual FYI Legacy Weekend, Greensboro, NC, September 9-10, 2011.

Friesen Physio Fitness Summit, Raleigh, NC, August 13, 2011.

Arthrex Surgical Mid-Atlantic Hip Arthroscopy Laboratory Instructor, Naples, FL, August 22, 2011.

North Carolina Medical Society’s 40th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium, Wilmington, NC, July 22-24, 2011.

National Arthroscopy Workshop for Knee and Shoulder, ConMed Linvatec Bioskills Laboratory, Largo, Florida, June 4, 2011.

18th Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics: The Hip From Cradle to Grave, Raleigh, NC, May 6, 2011.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Hip Arthroscopy Course Table Instructor, Learning Center, Rosemont, IL, March 4-6, 2011.

National Hockey League Team Physician Society Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 29, 2011.

Additional Studies in Hip Arthroscopy with Dr. Thomas Byrd, Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Nashville, TN, October 2010.

Additional Studies in Hip Arthroscopy with Dr. Bryan Kelly, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, October 2010.

Additional Studies in Hip Arthroscopy with Dr. Shane Nho, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, August 2010.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, July 15-18, 2010.

Arthroscopy Association of North America 29th Annual Meeting, The Westin Diplomat, Hollywood, FL, May 20-23, 2010.

Advanced Hip Arthroscopy Course, Medwest/Arthrex Laboratory, Chicago, IL, May 8, 2010.

Rush Sports Medicine Advanced Knee Motor Skills Lab, Chicago, IL, April 24, 2010.

Breg Fellows Educational Symposium, Breg Headquarters, San Diego, CA, April 15-17, 2010.

KarenZupko Orthopaedic Coding Course, Chicago, IL, March 27, 2010.

Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, Vail Medical Center, Vail, CO, March 17-20, 2010.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 10-14, 2010.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Master’s Shoulder Course Table Instructor, Learning Center, Rosemont, IL, February 26-28, 2010.

Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy Rush Sports Medicine Motor Skills Lab, Chicago, IL, February 6, 2010.

Rush Sports Medicine Shoulder Motor Skills Lab, Chicago, IL, January 23, 2010.

Advanced Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy Medwest Labs, Chicago, IL, January 20, 2010.

Advanced Techniques in Cartilage Restoration National Fellows Meeting, Carlsbad, CA, January
15-17, 2010.

Rush Sports Medicine Knee Motor Skills Lab, Chicago, IL, October 24, 2009.

Advanced Biologic Shoulder Reconstruction Symposium, Medwest Laboratory, Chicago, IL,
October 10, 2009.

Smith and Nephew/DJO Fellowship Program: The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy, Andover, MA
September 13-15, 2009.

Shoulder Arthroscopy Skills Lab, Smith + Nephew, Inc., NASS, Burr Ridge, IL, August 26, 2009.

AOSSM/AAOS Review in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, August 14-16, 2009.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 25-March 1, 2009.

Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association: 90th Annual Meeting at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, November 14-15, 2008.

Eastern Orthopaedic Association 39th Annual Meeting, The Ritz-Carlton, Henderson, NV, October 22-25, 2008.

OREF New York Metropolitan Area Resident Research Competition and Symposium, New York, NY, May 9, 2008.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.

Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association: 89th Annual Meeting at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, November 15-16, 2007.

Fifth Annual Orthopaedic Basic Science Review Course at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, May 4-5, 2007.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Fundamentals in Arthroscopy Resident Course, Rosemont, IL, March 23-25, 2007.

Fourth Annual Orthopaedic Basic Science Review Course at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, May 5-6, 2006.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 14-18, 2007.

Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association: 88th Annual Meeting at The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, November 9-10, 2006.

Tenth Annual Mount Sinai Musculoskeletal Pathology Course, New York, NY, October 27-29, 2006.

AO Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for Residents, Marco Island, FL, June 4-9, 2006.

Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association: 87th Annual Meeting at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, November 10-11, 2005.

Organizations and Activities

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic(2010-present):

  • Team Physician, Carolina Hurricanes
  • Team Physician, NC State University
  • Team Physician, Broughton High School
  • Editorial Board: The Journal of Knee Surgery
  • Reviewer: The American Journal Sports Medicine
  • Rex Hospital: Information Technology Committee
  • Rex Hospital: Utilization Management Committee

Rush Univ. Medical Center (2009-2010)

  • Fellow Physician, Chicago White Sox
  • Fellow Physician, Chicago Bulls
  • Team Physician, Oak Park High School
  • Fellow Physician, DePaul University
  • Fellow Physician, Chicago Steel

Hospital for Special Surgery (2004-2009)

  • Reviewer for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related
  • Research (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Physician Assistant/Resident Committee
  • Alumni Affairs Advisory Committee
  • New York Mets – Shea Stadium Game Coverage
  • Continued Medical Education Committee
  • Culture of Safety Committee/Task Force
  • Iona College – Team physical exams
  • Team Physician South Bronx High School

Fitness Forward (2002-2007)

  • Volunteer, active member
  • Co-creator of JUMP program
  • Drive-2-Fitness Program consultant
  • Involved in Durham, NC Chapter

Duke Univ. School of Medicine (2000-04)

  • Service Committee of American Medical
    Association (attended local and national meetings)
  • Humanities in Medicine Ethics Society Member
  • Secretary for Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Assisted team physician for Southern High School Football (Durham, NC)
  • Habitat for Humanity

Wake Forest University (1996-2000)

  • Samaritan Inn Ministries Volunteer
  • Aide to the President of Wake Forest University
  • Wake Forest Cancer Center Volunteer
  • Peer Minister, Vice-President Wake Forest church community
  • Co-Chair of Academic Committee
  • Co-Chair of Race Relations Committee
  • Housing Project After-School Tutor
  • Wake Forest University Bands

Professional Activities

  • 2016 Course Director for 23rd Annual Dameron Lectureship in Orthopaedics
  • 2016 Physician for NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament
  • 2015 Orthopaedic Director Cary Tennis Championships: ATP Challenger Tour
  • 2015 Orthopaedic Director NACRA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
  • 2012 ABOS – Board Certification in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2010 International Cartilage Repair Society – Membership
  • 2009 Editorial Board: The Journal of Knee Surgery
  • 2009 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • 2009 Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • 2005 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2005 Orthopaedic Research Society
  • 2004 New York State Medical Society
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • 2001 American Medical Student Association
  • 2000 American Medical Association
  • 2000 North Carolina State Medical Society
  • 1999 Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Outside Interests

  • Playing music including piano, alto saxophone, and guitar.
  • Various physical activities including basketball, biking, swimming, and lifting weights.
  • Reading books on diverse topics such as sports, religion, and philosophy.

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