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Adam T. Thorp, MD

Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Triangle Region


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.

He 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.

Dr. Thorp has extensive expertise in all facets of orthopedic surgery, including emphasis on knees, shoulders, and sports medicine. He also performs fracture care, joint replacement, and MAKO robotic partial knee replacement.

His expertise also includes arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, ankle, shoulder reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, basic hand surgery, knee replacement, knee reconstruction, operative and non-operative fracture care.

Over the last 20 years, he has served as team physician for a variety of high schools, Barton College, and the Wilson Tobs.

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

Love Dr. Thorp! He's been AMAZING with the cause/effect of my knee. I do highly recommend him to anyone & everyone!

Kristy H


The staff is very friendly and helpful. The wait time in the lobby is short and the doctors never rush the patients. I would recommend both Dr. Thorp and Freels. Total Knee replacement in April 2018 with great results.

Karen K


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