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Cone Health Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Faculty and Staff

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Karl B. Fields, MD, ABFP, CAQ Sports Medicine - Fellowship Program Director and Chief of Family Medicine

Dr. Karl FieldsDr. Fields graduated with Distinction from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine in 1976 and the Charlotte Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency in 1979. After one year as Director of Public Health on the Island of St. Croix, he entered private practice in rural North Carolina in 1980. In 1984, he joined the Moses Cone Family Medicine Residency faculty. In 1985, he completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina with an emphasis on Sports Medicine Research.    

     Dr. Fields is a Professor with the Department of Family Medicine at Chapel Hill. He has taught medical students, residents and Sports Medicine students since 1980. He has extensive experience in sports medicine coverage at the professional, international, collegiate and high school levels.

     Dr. Fields is past President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He is Chairman of the North Carolina Medical Society's Sports Medicine Committee and lectures for the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  He is the Sports Medicine section editor for Up To Date and an editor with the British Journal of Sports Medicine. He has been a visiting professor in Australia, Norway, China, South Africa, Chile and Italy.  In addition to sports medicine, Dr. Fields' other areas of expertise include exercise physiology, musculoskeletal ultrasound testing, stress testing and orthotic preparation.

Ryan Draper, DO, CAQ Sports Medicine - Associated Fellowship Director

Ryan DraperDr. Draper graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at East Tennessee State University, where he served as chief resident. In 2005, he completed his primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital (now Cone Health) and joined Murphy Wainer Orthopedics.

In July 2013, Dr. Draper joined the Cone Health Sports Medicine Fellowship as fulltime faculty as the Associate Fellowship Director. 
     Dr. Draper is the team physician for Guilford College, Southeastern High School. He has also done extensive sports medicine coverage and served as co-medical director for the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championship.  He lectures for the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and is a member fo the North Carolina Medical Society Sports Medicine Committee and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine.

Sara Neal, MD, ABFP, CAQ Sports Medicine, Family Medicine Faculty Liason

Sara NealDr. Neal received her MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 1994. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in 1997 and joined the faculty of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest University.  In 2006, she completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cone Health. She remained on faculty at Wake Forest University, serving as Assistant Professor and the Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency program until 2008, when she joined the faculty at Moses Cone Hospital as Assistant Professor.  In 2012 she became the Associate Director of Family Medicine.
     Dr. Neal has been the team physician for the Wake Forest Women's Field Hockey program and was elected physician member of the North Carolina Boxing Advisory Commission in 2008. Her areas of special interest include women's health and sports medicine.

Martha Delaney, MA, Fellowship Coordinator and Practice Manager

Martha DelaneyMs. Delaney graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in sociology and received her master's degree in sociology and research from UNCG in 1989.  She joined the Cone Health Family Practice Program in 1987 as the Research Coordinator.  In 1992, with the beginning of the sports medicine fellowship, she added the Fellowship Coordinator role to her duties.  When the fellowship moved to their own facility in 2009, Ms. Delaney added the position of Site Manager. She continues to help facilitate scholarly activities among the sports medicine fellows and faculty.

Murphy-Wainer Orthopedics

Daniel F. Murphy, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Daniel MurphyDr. Murphy graduated with honors from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1981 and was elected AOA. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1986 where he trained in Sports Medicine under the direction of Dr. Timothy Taft. 

     He has been in private practice in Greensboro since 1986 in orthopedic surgery with special interest and emphasis in the practice of sports medicine. Activities involve team physician and surgeon coverage for 11 area high schools, two area colleges, professional hockey and baseball teams. Teaching activities cover a wide spectrum, including physician assistant students, medical students and residents. 

     Dr. Murphy is also a clinical instructor in orthopedics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Additionally, Dr. Murphy has been actively involved in medical and surgical mission trips to Third World countries since 1989. He initially worked with Operation Smile and more recently Operation Walk. He has made more than a dozen trips and had the privilege to care for and operate on hundreds of people.

Robert A. Wainer, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Robert WainerDr. Wainer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984 and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Wake Forest University Medical Center in 1989. While at Wake Forest University he trained in Sports Medicine under Dr. Walt Curl. Following graduation he joined Dr. Dan Murphy in practice in Greensboro. 

     Dr. Wainer is very involved in teaching, including physician assistant students from Bowman Gray as well as family practice residents from the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Program. He is Assistant Professor in the Orthopedic Department at Bowman Gray.

James S. Kramer, MD, CAQ Sports Medicine

James KramerDr. Kramer graduated with honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1989 and the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Family Practice Residency Program in 1992. He was the first primary care sports medicine fellow at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, graduating in 1993. He is in private sports medicine practice at Murphy-Wainer Orthopedics while remaining sports medicine fellowship faculty as the Site Coordinator. 
     Dr. Kramer serves as a team physician for James B. Dudley Senior High School, Greensboro College (Director Student Health Services), Carolina Heat Amateur Football, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Minor League Baseball), Triad Rugby Dawgs, Greensboro Day School, NCHSACA All-Star Week and as sports medicine consultant to several other area high schools. He acts as Medical Staff/Consultant for the United States of America Rugby Football Union and the Greensboro Coliseum.  
     Dr. Kramer is a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Guilford Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center

Peter G. Daldorf, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Daldorf received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1983. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Rochester. He was a fellow in Sports Medicine at Baylor University and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. 
     Dr. Daldorf joined the Guilford Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Division of Southeastern Orthopaedic Specialists in 1994 and remains one of only a few sports medicine fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons in Greensboro.  
     He has been team physician for the Houston Astros, Houston Oilers and Houston Rockets, gaining him the reputation as being one of the premier sports medicine physicians in the Greater Triad region. He is highly sought by many of the region's athletic teams for consultations on shoulder and knee injuries. 
     Dr. Dalldorf serves as head team physician for North Carolina A&T State University while offering quality medical care to athletes of all competitive levels of sport.

John Graves, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

John GravesDr. Graves earned his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he also completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency. He completed a General Surgery Internship at the Naval Hospital in San Diego and served as General Medical Officer for a Marine Corps Infantry Battalion during Desert Storm. Dr. Graves retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander in 1997. 
     Treating all types of orthopaedic injuries and illnesses, Dr. Graves chooses to assist in restoring people to their active and desired lifestyles. Dr. Graves serves as team physician for Ben Smith High School  while offering quality medical care to athletes of all competitive levels of sport. 
     Dr. Graves remains involved and committed to our community by currently serving on the Spears YMCA Board of Directors. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dominic McKinley, MD, CAQ Sports Medicine

Dominic McKinleyDr. McKinley received his MD from Wright State University in Ohio in 1997. He completed his Family Medicine residency and Primary Care Sports Medicine in Greensboro at the Moses Cone Hospital.  Dr. McKinley joined Guilford Orthopedics in 2001 as a Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist.
     Dr. McKinley has served as team physician for North Carolina A&T State University and Bishop McGuinness High School football for many years. Dr. McKinley has worked with Guilford College athletics programs as well as with multiple area high schools. He is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the Christian Medical Association, the North Carolina Medical Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians.