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Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery

Benjamin A. Alman, MD
James Urbaniak Professor and Chair


Alison Toth, MD
Executive Vice Chair
Vice Chair for Clinical
Vice Chair for Faculty
Director, Patient Safety and Quality

Steven Z. George, PT, PhD

Vice Chair for Research

Louis E. DeFrate, Sc.D.
Vice Chair Biomechanics, Movement, and Imaging Research
Frank H. Bassett III, MD Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Adam Goode, PT, Ph.D.
Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Epidemiology

Christine Goertz, PhD
Vice Chair for Implementation of Spine Health Innovations

William A. Jiranek, MD
Vice Chair for Practice Innovation


Bruce D. Browner, MD, MHCM, FACS, FAOA, FAAOS
Associate Chair for Education

Matthew Hilton, PhD
Associate Chair for Research, Basic/Translational Sciences


Chad Cook, PT, PhD
Director of Clinical Research Facilitation
Director, Duke Center of Excellence in Manual and Manipulative Therapy

Melissa Erickson, MD
Executive Director OR Operations

Joe Minchew, MD
Site Director, Duke Regional Hospital

Steven A. Olson, MD, FACS
Director, Ortho Clinical Research Unit

Marc Richard, MD
Access Champion

Erica Taylor, MD
Site Director, Duke Raleigh Hospital

Alison Toth, MD
Director, Patient Safety and Quality


William A. Jiranek, MD
Chair, COORDS (Clinical Outcomes in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Data System)

Erica Taylor, MD
Chair, Orthopaedic Inclusion Workforce Committee

Jocelyn Wittstein, MD
Medical Director of COORDS (Clinical Outcomes in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Data System)


Robert D. Fitch, MD

Director, Residency Program

W. Todd Cade, PT, PhD
Division Chief
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Barb Hooper, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Division Chief
Occupational Therapy Doctorate


Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
Adult Reconstruction Division Chief

David S. Ruch, MD
Hand and Upper Extremity Division Chief
Medical Director, Arringdon

Steve A. Olson, MD 
Hip Preservation, TOPPs (Trauma, Oncology, Peds, and Hip Preservation) Division Chief

Christopher L. Shaffrey, MD 
Spine Division Chief

Ned Amendola, MD 
Sports Medicine Division Chief

Mark Easley, MD 
Foot & Ankle Division Chief      

Todd Cade, PT, PhD

Division Chief and Program Director
Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy

Barbara Hooper, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA

Program Director and Division Chief
Occupational Therapy Doctorate


Brian E. Brigman, MD  
Oncology Section Head

Samuel Adams, MD
Section of Orthopaedic Surgeon Clinician Scientists

Brian D. Lewis, MD
Hip Preservation Section Head

Robert Lark, MD
Pediatrics Section Head

Oke A. Anakwenze, MD, MBA
Shoulder Section Head

Doctor of Physical Therapy Division

odd Cade, PT, Ph.D
Professor, Division Chief, and Program Director

Tiffany Hilton, PT, PhD
Assistant Program Director/Director of Curriculum
Associate Professor

Tiffany N. Adams, PT, DPT, MBA
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Assistant Professor

Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD

Director of Admissions
Assistant Professor

J. Kyle Covington, PT, DPT, Ph.D., NCS

Director of Admission and Assessment
Associate Professor

Jeffrey M. Hoder, PT, DPT, NCS
Associate Professor
Director of Student Affairs

Maggie Horn, DPT, MPH, PhD
Director of Data Analytics & Informatics
Assistant Professor

Katie Myers, PT, DPT
Director of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor

Amy Pastva, PT, MA, PhD, CHSE
Assistant Director of the Duke Health Center for Interprofessional Education and Care
Associate Professor

Occupational Therapy Doctorate Division

Barbara Hooper, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA

Program Director and Division Chief

Michael Iwama, PhD, MSc, BScOT
Division Strategist

Sheila Moyle, OTD, MOT, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Fieldwork Coordinator

Cambey Mikush, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Capstone Coordinator


Dara Purvis, MHA

Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

John McCall

Vice Chief of Administration and Operations
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Tomasa Barrientos De Renshaw, Ph.D.
Lead Research Administrator

Delores McNair, MHA
Division Administrator

Leah Roshetar, MHA
Division Administrator
Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, and TOPPS (Trauma, Oncology, Peds, and Hip Preservation)

Robyn Miller
Human Resources

Jason Remhoff

Director of Finance

John Bonini

Director of Clinical Operations

Raymond Malaguti
Associate Director of Clinical Operations

Holley Broughton
Communications Strategist