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About Dr. Jonathan Paul, MD

Dr. Paul is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. After his orthopedic training, Dr. Paul completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic where he served as Team Physician for the 1997 NBA All-Star game and was part of the medical team for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland State University.  After his fellowship, Dr. Paul established his practice in Charlotte, NC, focusing on shoulder and knee injuries.  As he has become established in the Charlotte region, Dr. Paul has gained a reputation for expertise, becoming the first doctor to appear on the local sports talk show Fox Got Game as well being consulted on various sports medicine articles in the Charlotte Observer.  In Charlotte, he served as Team Physician for the Charlotte Checkers Hockey Team and the Carolina Speed Professional Indoor Football Team. Dr. Paul himself an avid athlete, played college soccer at Syracuse University and continues to push the limits of an aging athlete as a “weekend warrior”.

Dr. Johnathan Paul - Awards


Syracuse University/SUNY Albany, BS, Biology 1981-85


University of Pittsburgh, MD 1986-91


Pennsylvania Hospital,1991-92


George Washington University, Orthopedic Surgery 1992-96

Cleveland Clinic, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, 1996-97

Hospital/Academic Affiliations
Dr. Paul performs orthopedic surgery at the following hospitals:
Carolinas Medical Center
Presbyterian Hospital 
Charlotte Surgery Center 

Society Memberships

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Member
bullet America Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat

Other Achievements

Performed First Knee Meniscal Transplant in North Carolina
Head Team Physician, Carolina Speed, 2009 - 2010
Team Physician, Charlotte Checkers, 2000 - 2003
Team Physician, Cleveland Cavaliers, 1996 -1997
Team Physician, Baltimore Ravens, 1996 - 1997
Team Physician, Cleveland Rockers, 1996 - 1997
Team Physician, NBA All-Star Weekend, 1997


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