Tracy Shuford, PA-C

Tracy Shuford, PA-C


Triad Region

Greensboro-Signature Place

Tracy Shuford is a physician assistant with close to 25 years of experience in orthopedics. She primarily cares for patients who suffer from orthopedic injuries & conditions that result from athletics, trauma, or degenerative conditions of the shoulder. She treats patients under the supervision of Kevin M. Supple, MD at EmergeOrtho’s Greensboro location. Tracy is thoughtful, detail-oriented, witty, and strives to provide the best experience for her patients. She not only provides individualized care in the office, Tracy also assists Dr. Supple in operating room. In surgery, Dr. Supple and Tracy specialize in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, including total shoulder as well as reverse total shoulder replacements. Their patients range from pediatric to geriatric stages of life.

As a collegiate student-athlete, Tracy was an All-American in soccer and also played basketball as well as softball at Elon University. She was inducted into the Elon University Athletics Hall of Fame as a 3 sport athlete. Following, her undergraduate education, Tracy attended Wake Forest University to become a physician assistant. Her passion for and success in athletics led Tracy to become 4-time CrossFit Games Athlete.

Her experiences as a competitive athlete carryover into her work as a physician assistant. Tracy enjoys using her knowledge to assist her patients in resolving their pain, regaining their function, and returning to an active life. Her expertise, experience, and kindheartedness are irreplaceable.


  • Undergraduate Education: Elon University
  • Graduate Education: Wake Forest School of Medicine


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Member

Patient Resources

Specialties & Services

Could My Shoulder Pain Be Arthritis?

Triad Region

Are you experiencing shoulder pain, stiffness, decreased mobility, clicking or cracking in your shoulder joint? These are typical symptoms of arthritis, one of the most common causes of shoulder pain, especially as we age. Understanding arthritis and the anatomy of the shoulder can help guide you in your search for relief. Dr. Kevin M. Supple,...

Rotator Cuff Injuries – What You Need to Know!

Triad Region

Not all orthopedic shoulder injuries and conditions are created equal! The shoulder is an amazing joint, allowing greater motion than any other joint in the body. This range of motion enables you to perform a variety of tasks, activities, and exercise. The design of the shoulder joint, with a “ball” moving within a “socket”, is...

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

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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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