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Adam T. Thorp, MD

Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Triangle Region


Dr. Adam Thorp is a board-certified physician and member of the EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region on the Sports Medicine Team. Dr. Thorp has extensive expertise in all facets of orthopedic surgery, including an emphasis on the knees, shoulders, and sports medicine. Over the last 20 years, he has served as a team physician for a variety of high schools, Barton College, and the Wilson Tobs.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Thorp earned his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He attended medical school at George Washington University where he graduated “with distinction” and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Thorp attended medical school on a Navy scholarship and completed his training in orthopedic surgery at Naval Hospital, San Diego. He served a total of nine years in the Navy in San Diego and Philadelphia, but also aboard ship and in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

As part of his diverse and special training addressing a variety of sports injuries, Dr. Thorp provides the following services and surgeries:

Community Connections

In his spare time, Dr. Thorp enjoys sports and travel. He and his wife, Kay, have been married for over 25 years.

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  • Education: George Washington University
  • Residency: Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA


  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Request a consultation with Dr. Thorp now. Or, call us at 252-243-9629 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.

A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and occupational therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.

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