H. Clayton Thomason, III, MD

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. H. Clayton Thomason, III, at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC
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Specialties: Ankle, Elbow, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine

Dr. H. Clayton Thomason is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in ankle, elbow, hip, joint replacement, knee, shoulder, and sports medicine care. He began practicing at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in 2000.

After completing his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Thomason received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at UNC Healthcare in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Dr. Thomason is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients for ankle, elbow, hip, joint replacement, knee, shoulder, and sports medicine-related injuries, Dr. Thomason enjoys hunting, golf, shooting, sports, his farm, fishing, and his family and children.

Undergraduate

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1990

Medical School

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 1995

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery

UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, NC, 1995-2000

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North Carolina Medical Society
American Medical Association
North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
Mensa
Southern Orthopaedic Association

Honors

Board of Directors, Southern Orthopaedic Association
President, North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
Board of Directors, Lumiere Medical Ministries
Chief of Staff, CaroMont Regional Medical Center, 2010

Team Affiliations

Ashbrook High School
Gaston Day School

Medical Interests

Total Knee Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Anterior Hip Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Carpal Tunnel Release
Fracture Repair of the Ankle, Wrist, Hand, Finger, Hip, and Elbow
Partial Knee Replacement
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Knee Arthroscopy
Rotator Cuff Repair
Trigger Finger Release

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  • “My experience included everything and more of what was expected. Excellent care pre and post-op. Excellent care, communication, and teamwork to get me moving asap! I wouldn’t go anywhere else!!”
    – Robin B.
    Patient Rating
    5

By Henry Clayton Thomason, III, M.D.

As the population grows older, arthritis will affect hundreds of thousands of people and more and more will go to their doctor to see what, if anything, can be done to alleviate the pain. There are numerous conservative, non-operative...

By Henry Clayton Thomason, III, M.D.

With the increasing age of our population, more and more people will eventually become affected by arthritis. Likely you or someone you know already suffers from the disease. In the last several years, many treatment...