Joe T. Minchew, MD, is associate professor of surgery at the
Duke University School of Medicine.
Minchew is a
board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with particular clinical expertise and
research interest in the disorders and surgery of the spine.
In addition to providing clinical care at the North Carolina
Orthopaedic Clinic, a practice within the Duke University Health System,
Minchew is a researcher of the basic science of disc degeneration and low back
pain. His findings have been published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders, Journal
of Cellular Biochemistry, and Spine.
He is a past president of the North Carolina Spine Society and is a fellow of
the American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the Scoliosis
Research Society, North American Spine Society, and the American Orthopaedic