chad parkes orthopaedic doctor

Chad W. Parkes, M.D.

Knee | Shoulder | Hip | Sports Medicine | Fracture Care

Dr. Chad W. Parkes is an orthopedic surgeon and fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist at Cary Orthopaedics. He performs arthroscopic and open sports medicine and joint preservation procedures of the shoulder, knee and hip, as well as joint replacement of the shoulder and knee.

He completed medical school at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He then completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Following this, he pursued a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, where he was the assistant team physician for the Utah Jazz (NBA), Real Salt Lake (MLS), and the University of Utah Utes (NCAA Div. 1 football and basketball).

Dr. Parkes is passionate in his care of patients and athletes of all ages and activity levels. He helps them return to the activities they enjoy through treatment plans that are individualized for each patient.

  • Undergraduate – Hope College (Holland, MI)
  • Medical School – Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine (Grand Rapids, MI)
  • Residency – Mayo Clinic, Orthopedic Surgery (Rochester, MN)
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship – University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) – Board Eligible
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society – member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) – candidate member
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) – candidate member
  • Cardinal Gibbons High School (Raleigh, NC), Team Physician – 2023 – present
  • Meredith College (Raleigh, NC), Team Physician – 2023 – present
  • Utah Jazz, National Basketball Association (NBA), Assistant Team Physician – 2022-2023
  • NBA All-Star 2023 Weekend, Event Physician – 2023
  • Real Salt Lake, Major League Soccer (MLS), Assistant Team Physician – 2022-2023
  • University of Utah, Assistant Team Physician – 2022-2023
  • Journal reviewer for American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) – 2023 – present
  • Cary Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Specialists – 2023 – present