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Frank C. Wilson, MD

Kenan Professor of Orthopaedics


  • BA: Vanderbilt University
  • MD: Medical College of Georgia
  • Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center


  • Joint replacement
  • Disorders of the shoulder and ankle


  • Knee replacement
  • Ankle injuries
  • Surgical infections
  • Medical education
1980-present Instructor; Undergraduate Honors Program (Dept. of Humanities), University of North Carolina
1992-present Kenan Professor of Orthopaedics; UNC School of Medicine
  • Markle Scholar in Academic Medicine
  • ABC Traveling Fellowship, American Orthopaedic Association
  • Nicholas Andry Award for Orthopaedic Research
  • Kenan Professorship, University of North Carolina
  • Thomas Jefferson Award, University of North Carolina
  • Kenan Study Leave
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, UNC School of Medicine
  • Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecturer, UNC School of Medicine
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Distinguished Service, Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Darlington Preparatory School
  • Distinguished Orthoapedist Award, North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Finalist, UNC Board of Governors Teaching Award
  • Distinguished Southern Orthopaedist Award, Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Former President:
    • Association of Orthopaedic Chairmen
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • American Orthopaedic Association
    • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
    • The Thomas Wolfe Society
  • Clinician-Educator Award, American Orthopaedic Association

(see entire list available at PubMed)

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