Marshall A. Kuremsky, MD
Marshall A. Kuremsky, MD

Hand & Upper Extremity, Sports Medicine

Triple Board Certified in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery, and Orthopedic Surgery

Triangle Region

Brier Creek
Triangle Surgery Center
North Carolina Specialty Hospital

Dr. Marshall Kuremsky is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon for EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region’s Hand and Wrist and Sports Medicine Teams. He is subspecialty trained and certified in hand and upper extremity surgery, as well as sports medicine and arthroscopy. In fact, Dr. Kuremsky is the only orthopedic surgeon in North Carolina who holds double board certification for both hand surgery and sports medicine. He has a particular interest in elbow, hand, wrist, shoulder, and knee problems.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Kuremsky received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, where he was in the Echols Scholars Honors Program. He went on to complete medical school at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Kuremsky then completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. During his residency, he was selected as a chief resident in orthopedic surgery.

Additionally, during his residency he completed two years as a research fellow, presenting at many national and local meetings and publishing research related to sports medicine and hand surgery. After residency, Dr. Kuremsky pursued a unique blend of subspecialty training. He first completed a hand and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the renowned American Sports Medicine Institute under the direction of Dr. James Andrews.

Dr. Kuremsky also has extensive experience as a team physician. He assisted with team coverage for the 2011-2012 National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide football team, as well as serving as the team physician for the Birmingham Barons Minor League Baseball team and Huntingdon College while in Alabama.

He currently serves as the team physician for the Holly Springs Salamanders semi-pro baseball team and Assistant Professor of the Department of Surgery at Campbell University School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Kuremsky is one of the team physicians for Campbell University and their athletes.

His approach to patient care focuses on the individual needs of each patient in the context of his comprehensive team, which includes his staff, certified hand therapists, and physical therapists. Together, Dr. Kuremsky and his team can derive the best treatment plan for each patient to suit their needs, lifestyle, and activities.

His extensive education and experience has encouraged Dr. Kuremsky’s special interest in upper extremity injuries in athletes of all ages, including throwing athletes, professional and college athletes, as well as adult and pediatric patients. As part of his expertise, Dr. Kuremsky frequently addresses the following conditions and injuries:

  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder pain
  • Labrum tear
  • Elbow ligament tear
  • Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tear
  • Biceps tendonitis
  • Trigger finger
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Baseball injuries

Dr. Kuremsky’s broad clinical interests and experience enable him to provide the following treatments and surgical procedures:

  • Wrist and elbow arthroscopic surgery
  • Elbow replacement
  • Elbow ligament reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
  • Wrist ligament reconstruction
  • Fractures care for upper extremities (focusing on elbow, wrist and shoulder fractures)
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • Comprehensive upper extremity care

Dr. Kuremsky continues to be involved in research. Most recently, he published chapters on both arthroscopic elbow surgery and Tommy John reconstructive surgery in the leading sports medicine textbook, Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He has also published research articles on arthroscopic surgery of shoulder and knee problems as well.

Community Connections

Dr. Kuremsky was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He now resides in Raleigh with his wife, Cara, and two daughters. In his free time, he enjoys working out, running, golf, reading, and movies, as well as many different sports and outdoor activities.


  • Undergraduate education: University of Virginia
  • Medical school: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center, Research Fellow;


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Request a consultation with Dr. Kuremsky now. Or, call us at 984.279.3647 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.

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EmergeOrtho at Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery Conference

EmergeOrtho at Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery Conference

Triangle Region

This weekend Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery hosted Extremities in the Carolinas, a subspecialty conference for PA’s practicing in Orthopedics. Dr. Marshall Kuremsky was invited to speak on two topics, Compressive Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity, and Distal Biceps and Triceps Tears. The conference took place in Charlotte, NC, the city where Dr. Kuremsky spent...

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