Dr. Shawn Hocker practices in Wilmington at 3787 Shipyard Boulevard and in Brunswick Forest at 1168 East Cutlar Crossing in Leland. Dr. Hocker is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and is dual fellowship trained in adult joint reconstruction and sports medicine. He completed his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his residency in orthopedic surgery from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He then finished his surgical training with a fellowship in adult joint reconstruction and sports medicine from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Hocker holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine.
While at UNC, Dr. Hocker was Captain of the 1993 Tar Heel Football Team and in 1994, he played for the NFL’s San Diego Chargers. He has helped to develop one of the current operating computer navigation systems used for total knee replacement surgery.