Jeffrey K. Kobs, MD

Effective October 31, 2018, Jeffrey K. Kobs Retired from Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic

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Retired Effective 10/2018

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic recently announced the appointment of Jeffrey Kobs, MD to the position of medical director for the workers compensation program.

Dr. Kobs has been a partner and practicing orthopaedic surgeon with Raleigh Orthopaedic for the past 24 years, and has now retired from clinical practice to transition to an administrative role within the practice. In his new role, he will work with employers, insurance carriers, adjusters and case managers, to create a seamless process and to ensure the highest quality of care for the injured worker.

“Dr. Kobs is a proven leader and brings a wealth of clinical experience to the worker compensation program,” said Dr. David Boone, President of Raleigh Orthopaedic. “He will be a great asset to ensure injured workers get the care they need to get them back to work as safely and quickly as possible.”

Prior to joining Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in 1993, Dr. Kobs attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for his undergraduate. He earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He then completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. While in practice, Dr. Kobs specialized in sports medicine and treated orthopaedic conditions related to sports activity and shoulder & knee injuries of any type.

In addition, he has served as clinical instructor in Orthopaedic surgery, and wrote several articles in trade publications and published research in papers as varied as Neuroscience Abstracts and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  Dr. Kobs is a long time member and former president (2008-2014) of COAN, a non-profit orthopaedic organization whose mission is to improve orthopaedic surgery in the Nation of Nicaragua.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to serve in this administrative role at Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic,” said Kobs. “My goal is to collaborate with employers, insurance carriers, adjusters and case managers to create a seamless  process that ensures prompt orthopaedic treatment and  optimal rehabilitation for the injured worker ensuring a fast recovery and safe return to work.”

Medical School
The Medical College of Wisconsin

University of North Carolina Hospitals

University of North Carolina Hospitals

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1993), Recertified (2006,2015)
Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, ABOS (2007, 2015)

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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: Edwards Mill Office

3001 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612


Dedicated to providing specialized bone, joint, and muscle care when you need it, our specialists are available to treat patients full time in Cary. We also offer urgent care hours without an appointment for acute orthopaedic concerns.


Clinic Phone: 919-781-5600
Therapy Services Phone: 919-781-4060


Clinic Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Physical Therapy Hours: 

Monday – Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Appointment and Test Scheduling Specialist

Phone: 919-863-6863
Fax: 919-863-6809
Email: dknott@raleighortho.com

Medical Records, IME, and 2nd Opinions

Phone: 919-863-6984
Fax: 919-863-6809
Email: mnino@raleighortho.com

Workers Compensation Billing Specialist

Phone: 919-863-6818
Fax: 919-863-6930
email: lmmiller@raleighortho.com

Workers Compensation Supervisor

Phone: 919-863-6839
Fax: 919-863-6809
Email: kjacks@raleighortho.com

Physical Therapy/ Hand Therapy Appointments

Phone: 919-863-6996
Fax: 919-781-5246

Functional Testing Coordinator

Phone: 919-863-6900
Fax: 919-863-6901

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Wake County Medical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Publications and Presentations