Dr. John O’Malley is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic surgery. Dr. O’Malley is the sports medicine team physician for UNC Wilmington Seahawk Athletics. He practices in Wilmington at 2716 Ashton Drive, in Porters Neck at 8115 Market Street and in our newest location at 1168 East Cutlar Crossing in the Villages of Brunswick Forest. Dr. O’Malley is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, NY. He completed his residency at State University of New York, Stony Brook. He received his fellowship from Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia in Sports Medicine, during which he worked with the Philadelphia Eagles professional football team, the Philadelphia Flyers professional hockey team and the Virginia Slims Tennis Tournament.
In Wilmington, Dr. O’Malley has worked as team physician for the Seattle Mariners AA baseball team (Port City Roosters), the Wilmington Sharks baseball team, the Carolina Stars football team, Topsail High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He has also earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He has practiced orthopedic surgery since 1993 and joined EmergeOrtho in 1999.
He is an avid tennis player, runner and enjoys spending time with his four children.