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Edward G. Lilly III, MD

Edward G. Lilly III, MD

Hip & Knee

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Hendersonville

Dr. Edward G. Lilly III earned his undergraduate degree at David College and completed his pre-medical science studies at the University of NC at Chapel Hill. He is a graduate at the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed both his general surgery internship and his orthopedic surgery residents at Duke Health in Durham, followed by an Otto E. Aufranc Adult Reconstructive Surgery (Hip & Knee Replacement) Fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

Throughout his academic career, he has earned several accolades, including the Duke University Orthopedic Resident Research Award, the North Carolina Orthopedic Association Resident Research Award, and the F. E. Owen Award for Clinical Excellence.

He was an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. At New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, he specialized in hip & knee, sports medicine, and general orthopedics.

Dr. Lilly was recently elected president of the N.C. Orthopedics Association.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics: Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, 1986
  • Pre-Medical Sciences: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1987 – 1988
  • Doctor of Medicine: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1993
  • General Surgery Internship: Duke Health, Durham, North Carolina, 1993 – 1994
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Duke Health, Durham, North Carolina, 1995 – 1999
  • Otto E. Aufranc Adult Reconstructive Surgery (Hip & Knee Replacement) Fellowship: New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999 – 2000

Honors

  • Duke University Orthopedic Resident Research Award, 1999
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Association Resident Research Award, 1998
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society, 1992
  • F. E. Owen Award for Clinical Excellence, 1993
  • American Orthopedic Association-Zimmer Travel Award (Co-Author), 1992
  • American College of Sports Medicine New Investigator Award (Co-Author), 1991
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society, 1986
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1986
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, 1983

Associations

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Wilderness Medical Society
Dr. Lilly on News 13 for 3D Knee Replacement

Dr. Lilly on News 13 for 3D Knee Replacement

Blue Ridge Region

Dr. Lilly was featured in a recent Health Alert on News 13 featuring the benefits of 3D knee replacement. The procedure calls for a CT scan of the knee which allows physicians to order a custom-made replacement matching the patient’s own anatomy. Get the full story at wlos.com.

Dr. Lilly performed double knee replacement and I had a great recovery! He and his staff are always efficient and professional. I recommend Dr. Lilly to everyone!

Sandra B

BLUE RIDGE REGION PATIENT

Dr. Lilly is professional and very thorough, I am thankful I have him as my Physician.

George G

BLUE RIDGE REGION PATIENT

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