Michael Thomas Freehill, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

226 Ratings

Michael Thomas Freehill, M.D.


Clinical Interests

ACL and Meniscal Injuries, Arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, Upper Extremity Injury and Pathology, Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Instability, Shoulder Arthritis, Complex Shoulder Pathology, Sports Medicine

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Contact Information

Appointment: 336-716-8091
Office: 336-716-8200
Fax: 336-716-8018

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of San Diego, 1994
  • M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, 2005
  • Internship, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hosp, 2006
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hosp, 2010
  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Stanford University, 2011
  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts Gen Hosp/Brigham, 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Int'l Soc Arthro Knee Surg Ort
  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • Johns Hopkins Medical & Surgic
  • Little Orthopaedic Club
  • Louisiana State Medical Societ
  • Maj League Baseball Play Alum
  • Maryland Orthopaedics Assoc
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Assn
  • NC State Medical Society
  • Tulane Medical Alumni Assoc
  • Am Coll Of Sports Medicine
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Orthpdc Society Of Sports M
  • Anc Order of Hibernians of Am
  • Anthroscopy Assn Of North Amer
  • Assn of Pro B'ball Play of Am
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premed. Fr
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Assn
Michael Thomas Freehill, M.D.

Michael Thomas Freehill, M.D.


Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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Dr. Freehill is an absolute amazing provider.


I have recommended Dr. Freehill to friends. My shoulder is doing much better following my surgery.


Dr. Freehill is the absolute best sports provider there is. My son needed to be seen right away and Dr. Freehill worked him into his schedule and really does have concern and cares for my son. He wants to see him succeed in his college career as a baseball player.


have recommended him and given calling cards to several friends.


I think Dr Freehill is probably one of the best shoulder surgeons in the state of North Carolina.


Dr Freehill is a great doctor, I'm glad he is helping me.


He's the best. Period!


All good. 8. As much as needed. 9. Very.


I can't say enough about the great/excellent care I have received from *Dr. Freehill's whole staff including *Jason Heggerick (PA) and especially *Karen - his nurse. What amazing caring people they are!


Dr. Freehill is an outstanding provider. He is patient and thorough and most importantly listens to his patients


Dr Freehill is great. he really took the time to understand my injury and visited all the possible options. I am confident that the personalized plan he created will get my shoulder back to where I want it to be. Thank you!


I even put a recommendation for him on Facebook! This Dr is more than awesome!!!!


Doctor Freehill is great. He explained what my options ae and spent a lot of time with me. Very, very happy that I got into see him.


Everything reference to provider was good.


Dr. Freehill has truly been a blessing through this procedure and I couldn't ask for better care from a provider.


The surgery *Doc Freehill did on my right shoulder was excellent.


Dr. Freehill is an excellent orthopedic surgeon. I have done extremely well with the right shoulder replacement he did.


dr. Freehill is certainly a very skilled surgeon with engaging bedside manner. I've recovered remarkably well from reverse total shoulder replacement. Have been very pleased with my care from him and his associates.