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Dr. Walter Chad Hembree

Dr. Walter Chad Hembree


Areas of Care:

  • Orthopedics
  • Foot
  • Ankle
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthritis

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery

A native of Newnan, Georgia, Dr. Hembree joined Blue Ridge Orthopedics in 2012. He graduated summa cum laude from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He earned his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Hembree completed an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, as well as a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Hembree is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is Board Eligible for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a candidate member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society and a member of the South Carolina Medical Association.

Dr. Hembree’s special areas of interest are total ankle replacement, foot and ankle sports injuries, foot and ankle trauma, in addition to treatment of general orthopedic trauma.