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Dr. Perry has practiced orthopedic surgery in the Charlotte area for 27 years specializing primarily in knee, shoulder, and elbow surgery with an emphasis on arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery and sports related injuries. He was instrumental in starting the first sports medicine clinic in the region and his vast knowledge and expertise has proven him to be one of the most skilled surgeons in his field treating patient’s literally from all over the world. After completing his Carticel training in Boston in 1996, Dr. Perry performed the first Autologous Carticel Transplantation in the Charlotte area. In combined efforts with Carolinas Medical Center, he developed and trained the first Sports Medicine Fellow in Charlotte and he remains dedicated to teaching residents through the Internal Medicine Program. Dr. Perry has given numerous local and national presentations in his specialty as well as publications in his field of expertise.

Education
Dr. Perry earned his undergraduate degree at Dickinson College and his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He completed his internship at Abington Memorial Hospital and his orthopedic residency training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Team Affiliations
Dr. Perry served as Head Team Physician for the Charlotte Hornets from 1987 until their recent move to New Orleans. Currently he is the Head Team Physician for the new NBA team, The Charlotte Bobcats. He also served as team physician for the WNBA Charlotte Sting, Charlotte Checkers, Charlotte Knights, and Davidson College from 1985 - 1994. In 1998 he was team physician for the USA Men’s World Championship Basketball Team and in 1999 the USA Basketball Pre-Olympic Tournament of the Americas Team . He was privileged to be appointed as team physician for the USA Men’s Senior National Basketball Team in the 2000 Olympics held in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Perry has been highly recognized for his volunteer work as consultant for the Shrine Bowl, local high school’s athletic teams, and the Tournament of Champions Basketball Team.

An athlete himself, Dr. Perry enjoys golf and is an avid squash player having previously been a nationally ranked player, and of course it goes without saying that he is a tremendous fan of basketball serving as a team physician in the NBA for 20 years.

Board Certified
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, North Carolina Medical Society
President of the NBA Team Physicians Society 1995 - 2000
Member of the Association of Professional Team Physicians

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