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…
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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.
Dr. Thomason has been voted by the Gaston Gazette as Best of Gaston – Best Surgeon every year since 2019 and Charlotte Magazine recognized Dr. Thomason as a Top Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2023.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1990
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 1995
UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, NC, 1995-2000
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North Carolina Medical Society
American Medical Association
North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
Southern Orthopaedic Association
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
Ashbrook High School
Gaston Day School
Total Knee Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Anterior Hip Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Carpal Tunnel Release
Fracture Repair of the Ankle, Wrist, Hand, Finger, Hip, and Elbow
Partial Knee Replacement
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Repair
Trigger Finger Release