John D. Hewitt, MD
John D. Hewitt, MD

Foot & Ankle

ABOS Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Triad Region

Greensboro | Orthopedic Clinic

John Hewitt, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at EmergeOrtho in Greensboro, NC.  With fellowship training in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery, he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle disorders and injuries. These conditions can result from sports or traumatic injuries or conditions such as arthritis or diabetes and often require surgical treatment. Dr. Hewitt routinely cares for patients from pediatric to geriatric stages of life.

Following a short career in accounting, Dr. Hewitt decided to change professions. He chose the field of medicine, specifically orthopedic surgery, for the opportunity to provide immediate and tangible benefits to people through his daily work. Dr. Hewitt served in the US Navy for four years after completing residency training at Duke University. He returned to his home state and Duke University in 2009 for a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery.

Providing care of the highest quality is the central focus of Dr. Hewitt’s approach to practicing medicine. He strives to educate patients about their condition and treatment options to allow them to make informed decisions about their care. As a member of the Triad Health Network leadership, he hopes to improve the delivery of healthcare and the health of residents of the Piedmont Triad region.

Dr. Hewitt is a proponent of living an active lifestyle. He is involved in community youth sports programs. Dr. Hewitt is an avid runner, cyclist, and CrossFit athlete.

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  • Undergraduate: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Fellowship Training: Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society (POS)
  • Triad HealthCare Network (THN)

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Triad Region is now offering Telemedicine Appointments!

Triad Region is now offering Telemedicine Appointments!

Triad Region

Due to the emergency medical response to COVID-19, EmergeOrtho Triad Region is happy to announce that we are now offering video appointments (telemedicine) to most of our patients in addition to face-to-face office visits. These telemedicine appointments are a great option for our patients – allowing you to meet with your physician or other EmergeOrtho...

EmergeOrtho is the best. I highly recommend Dr. Hewitt. He did ankle fusion surgery for me and was there and listened when I had issues after surgery. He is a great surgeon.

John Hewitt


Dr. Hewitt did a great job with my foot surgery and I can now walk again pain-free.

John Hewitt Review


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 hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.