Practice contact
(602) 277-6211
5002 S Mill Avenue
Tempe Arizona 85282
US
Thomas Carter MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Sports Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Private
Primary Practice: The Orthopedic Clinic Association
Primary Hospital: BANNER - UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PHOENIX CAMPUS

Practice Contact

Office Address
5002 S Mill Avenue
Tempe Arizona 85282
US
Phone
(602) 277-6211

Clinical Expertise

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgery

Biography

Dr Carter is an orthopedic surgeon with sports medicine fellowship training and board certified. He has been the head team physician for the phoenix suns NBA team for nearly two decades and served as the head of orthopedics at Arizona State University. He deals with all types of sports injuries and concentrates his surgery treatment mainly the in areas of knees and shoulders. He began his medical education at the University of Pittsburgh and completed his orthopedic residency at Ohio State University. He went on the complete 2 sports medicine fellowship under the guidance of presidents of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. After completing his training, he moved to Phoenix where he has since resided. In addition to being the head team physician for the phoenix suns and head of orthopedic surgery at ASU, Dr Carter has actively been involved in national orthopedic and sports medicine organizations. Examples include being on the board of directors for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and delegate of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Sports Medicine Subcommittee. He is a member of the Herodicus Society which is considered the premier Orthopedic Sports Medicine organization with just over 100 members worldwide. Dr Carter has published numerous articles pertaining to orthopedics and sports medicine and has given presentations worldwide. He is considered a world authority of the treatment of meniscus replacement and articular cartilage, and he has patents for treating these problems. He has been honored to receive various award including the NBA head team physician of the year in 2016. More detailed information can be seen by opening the curriculum vitae link below.
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Primary Practice

Primary practice
The Orthopedic Clinic Association

Hospital Affiliations

ABRAZO ARROWHEAD CAMPUS
(623) 561-1000
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PRIMARY HOSPITAL
BANNER - UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PHOENIX CAMPUS
CARONDELET ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL
(520) 873-3000
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ABRAZO CENTRAL CAMPUS
(602) 249-0212
HONORHEALTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
(214) 879-7500
ARIZONA ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL HOSPITAL
(480) 603-9000

Education & Training

FELLOWSHIP
University of Western Ontario
RESIDENCY
Ohio State University
MEDICAL / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
University of Pittsburgh