Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic has maintained a strong relationship with Broughton High School for numerous years, and Dr. Joseph Barker is proud to have served as volunteer Head Team Physician since 2010. He will continue to assist Head Athletic Trainer, Kelly Robertson, with orthopaedic injuries at Broughton High School during the upcoming school year. Dr. Barker is also a team physician for N.C. State University.
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic also serves as the official team physician for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, North Carolina State University and five local high schools, including: Broughton High School, Garner Magnet High School, Sanderson High School, Southeast Raleigh High School and South Garner High School. The physicians at Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic are experts in the field of sports medicine, and have the knowledge and experience to treat athletes of all ages and skill.
Dr. Barker is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in Sports Medicine. His areas of expertise include sports medicine, shoulder, hip and knee arthroscopy, and cartilage restoration. Prior to joining Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in August 2010, he received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, where he was awarded a Howard Hughes Fellowship for his orthopaedic research. He completed his internship and residency at Cornell University/Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and then was selected for a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Barker has had the opportunity to train in hip arthroscopy under Dr. Bryan Kelly at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, Dr. Tom Byrd in Nashville, and Dr. Shane Nho in Chicago, all of whom are national leaders in the field. Dr. Barker also was recently recognized by The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) for his basic science research on hip arthroscopy. The paper he co-authored was named the 2011 winner of the Aircast Award for Basic Science by the AOSSM. Dr. Barker has a clinical interest in the treatment of young adults with hip pain. For further details on Dr. Barker, please visit: www.josephbarkermd.com or to schedule an appointment, please call: (919) 863-6808.
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