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Linda Belhorn, MD

Linda Belhorn, MD


American Board of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Triangle Region

Chapel Hill

Patients needing treatment for arthritis and other inflammatory or autoimmune diseases can count on expert care from Dr. Linda Belhorn. In addition to treating Rheumatology patients, she is the Director of Clinical Trials for Rheumatology at EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Belhorn earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and then moved north to fulfill a Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and also received certification in the subspecialty of Rheumatology.

After practicing in Houston, Texas for six years, Dr. Belhorn returned to North Carolina where she joined Durham Rheumatology in 1999. Durham Rheumatology now operates as EmergeOrtho Rheumatology, and Dr. Belhorn continues to treat patients at the main campus in Durham as well as in Chapel Hill, NC.


Dr. Belhorn’s educational background and experience enable her to treat a number of general rheumatology and connective tissue diseases, which include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Gout

Clinical Trials

As Director of Clinical Trials for Rheumatology, Dr. Belhorn oversees clinical trials related to rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. As part of EmergeOrtho’s commitment to comprehensive, multifaceted subspecialty care, clinical trials are offered as another avenue for patient treatment. They also help to advance clinical research in rheumatology.


  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll
  • Graduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Medical School)
  • Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center


  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • North Carolina Rheumatology Association

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

Specialties & Services

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

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