Dr. Tom Fehring graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University where he played varsity football and received an NCAA postgraduate scholarship for excellence in athletics and academics. He completed his orthopedic residency at Vanderbilt University and completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery in Boston.
Dr. Fehring helped establish the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center where he has practiced for over 30 years. During that time he has been involved in teaching residents and fellows and helped establish the OrthoCarolina Research Institute. He is also the Co-Director of the OrthoCarolina Charitable Foundation which supports educational programs for the needy locally and internationally.
His clinical interests are in revision hip and knee arthroplasty. His research has focused on revision surgery, prosthetic design, osteolysis and infection. Dr. Fehring has served as President of The Knee Society and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is also an active member of The Hip Society.