Sam Carter, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon with Norton Orthopedic Specialists. He specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Carter earned his bachelor’s degree and medical degree from the University of Louisville. He also completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Louisville. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, in Richmond. In addition to sports medicine, Dr. Carter has special interests in ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration, partial knee replacement, patellar realignment and arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle.
Dr. Carter believes in a patient-centered approach to orthopaedic care. He maintains relationships with other physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers so that he can provide a team approach to care.
Sam Carter, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Norton Orthopedic Specialists who specializes in sports medicine, discusses the most common types of running injuries and when they are most likely to occur.