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Benjamin Petty, MD

Benjamin Petty, MD

Director of Orthobiologics Center

Board Certified in Family Medicine, Board Certified in Sports Medicine

Triangle Region

Brier Creek
Chapel Hill
Durham
Raleigh

As the Director of the Orthobiologics Center for EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region, Dr. Benjamin Petty provides patients with diverse regenerative medicine treatments. These innovative options can be utilized to promote healing to address a variety of orthopedic injuries and conditions. Dr. Petty is also board-certified in family medicine and sports medicine, with extensive experience as a team physician for numerous collegiate and high school sports teams, as well as NBA athletes.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Petty earned his undergraduate degree at North Carolina State University where he played Division I basketball for the North Carolina State Wolfpack. He completed medical school at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and went on to complete a family medicine residency at the University of South Alabama, followed by a sports medicine fellowship at the renowned Campbell Clinic in Memphis. He obtained additional training at the Mayo Clinic and The Orthobiologic Institute.

Dr. Petty is credentialed in the management of sports concussions and is a Certified ImPACT consultant for the management and neurocognitive testing of athletes. He co-authored an article on the Sideline Management of Concussions in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of American Clinical Review Articles. Dr. Petty is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Exercise is Medicine, and the American Academy of Family Medicine. He is board-certified in family medicine and sports medicine.

He has served as team physician for multiple high schools and college teams, having worked with the professional athletes of the NBA Memphis Grizzlies and the Memphis Redbirds. Dr. Petty’s extensive medical sports coverage includes the Country Music Marathon, St. Jude Marathon, The Memphis Open, and many other sporting events. Dr. Petty currently serves as the team physician for Voyager Academy and is an Adjunct Faculty Member for Campbell University Sports Medicine Fellowship. 

Dr. Petty’s extensive background and expertise enable him to address a number of injuries and conditions, which include:

  • Nonoperative orthopedics
  • Orthobiologics
  • Sports medicine
  • Concussion management
  • Advanced ultrasound techniques (such as hydro dissection, aspiration, percutaneous joint injections, percutaneous fenestration, and diagnostic ultrasound)
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Bone marrow
  • Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC)
  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy
  • COOLIEF*
  • Tenex
  • Prolotherapy
  • Arthritis
  • Adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) injections
  • Ultrasound-guided Injections

Community Connections

Dr. Petty is from Winston-Salem, NC, and is married to Dr. Tiffany Petty, who is a practicing North Carolina pediatrician. He likes to spend time with his two sons and is involved in community activities along with playing basketball, running 5K races, and watching sports.

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Education

  • Undergraduate education: North Carolina State University
  • Medical school: Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of South Alabama Family Medicine
  • Fellowship: Campbell Clinic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Memphis, TN

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Board Certified in Sports Medicine

Honors

  • Co-authored an article on the Sideline Management of Concussions in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of American Clinical Review Articles.

Associations

  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Exercise is Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Practice

Request a consultation with Dr. Petty now. Or, call us at 919-220-5255 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.

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