Timothy N. Taft

Professor of Orthopaedics

Sports Medicine

 

UNC Orthopaedics (Carolina Pointe II)
6011 Farrington Road
Suite 201
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Appointments:
(984) 974-5700

Phone:
(984) 974-7465

Fax:
(984) 974-7470

  • BS: Princeton University
  • MD: University of Missouri
  • Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clinical

  • Sports Medicine

Research

  • Arthroscopy and knee problems
1973-present Team Physician; Varsity Sports, University of North Carolina
1987-present Adjunct Professor of Physical Education; University of North Carolina
1988-present Max M. Novich Professor of Sports Medicine; UNC School of Medicine
1993-present Director; Sports Medicine, University of North Carolina
1996-present Professor of Orthopaedics; UNC School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Special Olympics World Games, 1999
  • Team Physician: Olympic Games, Track & Field Venue, 1996; US Swimming Team, World Junior Championships, 1995; USA Basketball Team, Jones Cup, 1994; USA Basketball Team, World Championships, 1990; USA Basketball Team, Good Will Games, 1990
  • Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Sports Medicine; Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research; Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
  • Laurel Wreath Award, State of North Carolina
  • Distinguished Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America National Court of Honor
  • Distinguished Young Physician Award, University of Missouri Alumni Association
  • Nathan A. Womack Scholar Award for Outstanding Chief Resident in Surgery, University of North Carolina

(see entire list available at PubMed)