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Douglas L. Gollehon, M.D. 2018-10-19T14:44:13+00:00
Douglas L. Gollehon, M.D.
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Douglas L. Gollehon, M.D.

Founding Physician

Dr. Gollehon is not seeing patients at this time.

Dr. Douglas L. Gollehon was the first sports medicine specialist to join Cary Orthopaedics in 1985, changing it from a solo practice to the growing practice known today.

He attended Wake Forest University and Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his residency at Louisiana State University.

Specializing in arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the knees and shoulders, Dr. Gollehon completed his Sports Medicine fellowship training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. While there, he worked with the New York Giants. Also, he practiced orthopaedics at Cincinnati Sports Medicine Center.

Working with Cary Orthopaedics for over 30 years, Dr. Gollehon has been the team physician for Raleigh Cougars basketball and Green Hope High School. He also traveled to many parts of the globe as the Raleigh Skyhawks pro football team physician.

Additionally, he is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1988.

  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC (college)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA (medical school)
  • Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA (internship)
  • Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA (residency)
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship – The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (1988)
  • New York Giants Professional Football Team – Assistant Team Physician – July 1983 – June 1984
  • Cincinnati Sports Medicine Center – Assistant Director – July 1984 – August 1985
  • Raleigh Skyhawks Pro Football Team – Team Physician – 1991-1992
  • Raleigh Cougars Basketball – Team Physician April 1997 – 1998
  • Greenhope High School – Team Physician – 1999 – present
  • Cary Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Specialists – Orthopaedic Surgeon – 1985 – Present