The Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship is Heath Thornton, M.D. Dr. Thornton is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Thornton completed his family medicine residency at Riverside Hospital in Newport News, VA, and completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Wake Forest University. Dr. Thornton is board certified in Family Medicine and a CAQ in Sports Medicine.
Christopher Miles, M.D. is the Associate Director of the Fellowship and an Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. Dr. Miles completed his family medicine residency at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL and completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Wake Forest University. Dr. Miles is board certified in Family Medicine and a CAQ in Sports Medicine.
Our faculty is a diverse group of health care professionals including fellowship-trained Orthopaedic & Sports Surgeon David F. Martin M.D. Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and serves as the Director of the Wake Forest University Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship.
Cristin M. Ferguson, M.D. joined the Sports Medicine Unit in 2005 and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is a team physician for Winston-Salem State University.
Our faculty also includes a number of orthopaedic surgeons with other subspecialty expertise in hand, foot, pediatrics, trauma, and oncology. Our Pediatrics faculty includes another member of the Wake Forest Sports Medicine team, Daniel P. Krowchuk, M.D., who is fellowship-trained in adolescent medicine.
Other faculty include the Ph.Ds and exercise physiologists of the Department of Health and Exercise Science at WFU, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, nutritionists, a Pharm.D., behavioral psychologists, and radiologists. The fellowship is sponsored by the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.