Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.8 out of 5

85 Ratings

Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, 1993
  • M.D., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, 1996
  • Internship, Surgery, U Oregon Hlth Sciences Ctr, 1997
  • Residency, Research Administration, Univ CA at San Francisco, 1998
  • Residency, Surgery, U Rochester Affil Hosps, 1999
  • Residency, Research Administration, U Rochester Affil Hosps, 2000
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, U Rochester Affil Hosps, 2004
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Medical Center-Hughston Ortho, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Int'l Soc Arthro Knee Surg Ort
  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • Anthroscopy Assn Of North Amer

NPI Number

  • 1528042926
Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

85 Ratings

Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Osteoarthritis; Athletic Injuries; Menisci, Tibial; Chondrocytes; Tissue Scaffolds
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Recent Publications

Reduced response of human meniscal cells to Osteogenic Protein 1 during osteoarthritis and pro-inflammatory stimulation. Vanderman KS, Loeser RF, Chubinskaya S, Anderson A, Ferguson CM.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016;24(6):1036-1046.

Osteoarthritic changes in vervet monkey knees correlate with meniscus degradation and increased matrix metalloproteinase and cytokine secretion. Stone AV, Vanderman KS, Willey JS, Long DL, Register TC, Shively CA, Stehle JR Jr, Loeser RF, Ferguson CM.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015;23(10):1780-1789.

Pro-inflammatory stimulation of meniscus cells increases production of matrix metalloproteinases and additional catabolic factors involved in osteoarthritis pathogenesis. Stone AV, Loeser RF, Vanderman KS, Long DL, Clark SC, Ferguson CM.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014;22(2):264-274.

Effects of osteoarthritis on meniscus cell response to osteogenic protein 1 [abstract]. Vanderman KS, Loeser R, Chubinskaya S, Ferguson CM.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014;22(Suppl):S18.

Comparison of biomechanical properties of native menisci and bacterial cellulose implant. Tanaka ML, Vest N, Ferguson CM, Gatenholm P.. Int J Polym Mater Polym Biomater. 2014;63(17):891-897.

Tissue engineered meniscus scaffolds and methods of use. Ferguson CM, Van Dyke ME, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 8,906,362. 2014 Dec 9. 2014;():.

Disease progression and phasic changes in gene expression in a mouse model of osteoarthritis. Loeser RF, Olex AL, McNulty MA, Carlson CS, Callahan M, Ferguson C, Fetrow JS.. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54633.

Microarray analysis reveals age-related differences in gene expression during the development of osteoarthritis in mice. Loeser RF, Olex AL, McNulty MA, Carlson CS, Callahan MF, Ferguson CM, Chou J, Leng X, Fetrow JS.. Arthritis Rheum. 2012;64(3):705-717.

Transcriptional regulation during the development of surgically-induced OA in mice [abstract]. Loeser RF Jr, Olex AL, McNulty M, Carlson CS, Callahan M, Ferguson C, Fetrow JS.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012;20(Suppl 1):S50.

Histopathology of naturally occurring and surgically induced osteoarthritis in mice. McNulty MA, Loeser RF, Davey C, Callahan MF, Ferguson CM, Carlson CS.. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012;20(8):949-956.

A systems biology approach to elucidating pathways active during the development of osteoarthritis [abstract]. Loeser RF, Olex AL, Westwood B, McNutlty MA, Carlson CS, Callahan M, Ferguson C, Fetrow JS.. Arthritis Rheum. 2012;64(10 Suppl):S314.

The effects of age on disease severity and gene expression in the destabilized medial meniscus (DMM) model of OA in mice [abstract]. Loeser RF, Olex A, Chou J, McNulty MA, Carlson CS, Callahan M, Ferguson C, Fetrow JS.. In: Transactions of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; 2010 Mar 6-9; New Orleans (LA). 2010;():Abstr 345.

An acellular, allograft-derived meniscus scaffold in an ovine model. Stabile KJ, Odom D, Smith TL, Northam C, Whitlock PW, Smith BP, Van Dyke ME, Ferguson CM.. Arthroscopy. 2010;26(7):936-948.

The female athlete. Boles CA, Ferguson C.. Radiol Clin North Am. 2010;48(6):1249-1266.

Microarray analysis reveals age-related differences in gene expression during the development of osteoarthritis in mice [abstract]. Olex A, Loeser R, Chou J, Callahan M, Ferguson C, Fetrow JS.. Genome Biol. 2010;11(Suppl 1):P29.

Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral head. Mahirogullari M, Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Ferguson C, Poehling GG.. Joint Bone Spine. 2008;75(2):226-228.

Freeze-dried allografts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Mahirogullari M, Ferguson CM, Whitlock PW, Stabile KJ, Poehling GG.. Clin Sports Med. 2007;26(4):625-637.

A tissue engineered meniscus scaffold [abstract]. Stabile KJ, Whitlock PW, Smith TL, VanDyke ME, Ferguson CM.. In: Transactions Online of the 6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies; 2007 Oct 20-24; Honolulu (HI). 2007;():222.

Surgical treatment of chronic posteromedial instability using capsular procedures. Jackson JB III, Ferguson CM, Martin DF.. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2006;14(2):91-95.

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.

Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Cristin Martha Ferguson, M.D.85 Ratings


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Medical terms were used but then put into layman's terms so I was able to understand what being conveyed.


one of the best Doctors in my lifetime of seeing many!


Best doctor we've ever had.


*Dr. Ferguson's care since my accident in October, 2015 has been exceptional - always going "above and beyond" what might be expected.


Dr Ferguson is an outstanding physician!


I cannot emphasize enough how happy and relieved I am to have found the perfect orthopedist for me at this stage of my life. Dr. Ferguson is wonderful.


the best!!!


I feel like Dr. Ferguson has saved my a round about way, by fixing my knee. She is my life-saver. I can't thank you enough.


Dr. Ferguson is the best doctor that Baptist has in its employ


Not only did she address my concerns from her perspective of my care but she also followed up with another of my medical providers and got back to me the next day with the additional information. This was very helpful in making a decision about a next step in my care for my knee.


*Dr. Ferguson is the best doctor we've ever met!


*Dr. Ferguson is an excellent doctor and really understood my thoughts and concerns.


*Dr. Ferguson is a top notch doctor - one of the best I have ever met. She is an extremely caring, concerned doctor. I couldn't ask for anyone better. If all doctors were like her, healthcare would really change in America.


Excellent physician


I believe that Dr. Ferguson is the best orthopedic sports medicine doctor/surgeon I have ever had the pleasure of being in the care of. I have had a total of six knee surgeries, which started at a young age for me; but I was lucky enough to find Dr. Ferguson in my adult need for care. I have already recommended Dr. Ferguson, as well as your facility and staff, for the excellent care that I always receive.


Good experience.


Dr. Ferguson is awesome.


#10. Definitely.


*Dr. Ferguson is excellent!


Excellent provider!


Dr. Ferguson is the best ortho that I have ever seen. I am quite happy with the doctor-patient relationship.


*Dr. Ferguson is a WONDERFUL doctor - caring, informative and super knowledgeable.


Everything was excellent.


She is the BEST!!!


Dr. Ferguson has been such a wonderful doctor and has helped me so much; I cannot even express adequately how much it means to see someone with such an amazing bedside manner and someone that is so knowledgeable about my condition.


We need more physicians like Dr. Ferguson!!!!


absolutely would recommend the group to anyone!


Very impressed with *Dr. Ferguson, she has an outstanding bedside manner and always works with me and talks me through my procedure. So much compassion.


Very good.


Dr. Ferguson is the best. She really shows she care's about my getting back to normal and fixing the problems that i have. I thank god for her and have the up most faith that she will fix the problems that i am having like i said she is the best if i were a jedi knight and i needed a little "help with the force" then she would be my YODA she is really great.


Dr. Ferguson is easy to reach and she responds quickly through MyWakeMed. I have used this approach several times when I had a question.


Dr Ferguson is the best along with pt department


Dr Ferguson is an Excellent Dr and is very ccompassionate


I have all the confidence in Dr Ferguson!!


Friendly - expedient.


*Dr. Ferguson is friendly, courteous, and extremely professional.


Dr. Ferguson is wonderful, very caring and knowledgeable.


*Dr. Ferguson is a stellar health care provider. She is smart, integrates all facets of medicine in our discussions as I brought things up, spent a lot of time with me providing education & info as requested. She has excellent people skills & is friendly & approachable.


*Dr. Ferguson is one of the finest doctors I have ever met. Her manner, concern, and candor are reassuring.


She was amazing I have never had as much confidence in a physician as I have with her.


everyone was courteous and professional


Dr Fergeuson is a wonderful Doctor. Thoughly explains everything right down to any side effects that the procedure could result in. She remembers things from previous visits and makes sure of any special needs that I have. Excellent care provider. Very thorough.


I came to Dr. Ferguson to get a second opinion on an ongoing problem with my knee. She was extremely knowledgeable, easy to understand, compassionate. I was very impressed, and plan to switch to her as my primary orthopedic physician now.


*Dr. Ferguson is one of the best doctor there is!! She is an amazing person and treats every patient like they are one of her own family member. She always take the time to explain everything and always returns calls right away!!

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