Claude Thurman Moorman

Claude Thurman Moorman

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

External address: 
Wallace Bldg, Dssi Room 1214, 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705
Internal office address: 
Box 3639 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
(919) 668-3087


Degrees & Credentials

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, University of Maryland, College Park 1996 - 2001

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery, Duke University 1994 - 1996

  • Chief Resident-Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery, Duke University 1992 - 1993

  • Senior Resident-Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery, Duke University 1989 - 1992

  • Intern/Junior Resident, Surgery, Duke University 1987 - 1989

  • M.D., University of Cincinnati 1987

Moorman, CT, and Nunley, JA. "Operative management of the rheumatoid hindfoot." Operative Foot Surgery. Ed. JS Gould. Philadelphia: W.B. Sanders, 1993. (Chapter)

Hardaker, W, and Moorman, CT. "Foot and ankle injuries in dance and athletics: similarities and differences." The Dancer as Athlete. Ed. CG Shell. Champaign, Illinois, 1984. 31-41. (Chapter)


Faltus, J, Mullenix, K, Moorman, CT, Beatty, K, and Easley, ME. "Case series of first metatarsophalangeal joint injuries in division 1 college athletes." Sports health 6.6 (November 2014): 519-526. Full Text

Anderson, JA, Little, D, Toth, AP, Moorman, CT, Tucker, BS, Ciccotti, MG, and Guilak, F. "Stem cell therapies for knee cartilage repair: the current status of preclinical and clinical studies." Am J Sports Med 42.9 (September 2014): 2253-2261. (Review) Full Text

Daruwalla, JH, Greis, PE, Hancock, R, Xerogeanes, JW, McCarty, EC, Reynolds, K, Rueda, M, Moorman, CT, Johnson, D, Dragoo, J, Bartlinski, S, Spang, J, Creighton, RA, Taft, T, Trulock, S, Halverson, D, Hatch, GFR, Merriman, J, Romano, R, Spindler, K, Bossung, T, Diduch, D, Pugh, K, Tingstad, EM, Kaplan, L, and Gombosh, M. "Rates and Determinants of Return to Play After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in NCAA Division 1 College Football Athletes." Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 2.8 (August 2014): 232596711454390-232596711454390. Full Text

Butler, RJ, Myers, HS, Black, D, Kiesel, KB, Plisky, PJ, Moorman, CT, and Queen, RM. "Bilateral differences in the upper quarter function of high school aged baseball and softball players." International journal of sports physical therapy 9.4 (August 2014): 518-524.

Daruwalla, JH, Xerogeanes, JW, Greis, PE, Hancock, RE, Kaplan, LD, Hatch, GF, Spindler, KP, Johnson, DL, McCarty, EC, and Moorman, CT. "Rates and Determinants of Return to Play after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Division 1 College Football Athletes: A Study of the ACC, SEC, and PAC-12." Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 2.3_suppl (March 2014): 2325967114S0000-2325967114S0000. Full Text

Okafor, EC, Utturkar, GM, Widmyer, MR, Abebe, ES, Collins, AT, Taylor, DC, Spritzer, CE, Moorman, CT, Garrett, WE, and DeFrate, LE. "The effects of femoral graft placement on cartilage thickness after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction." J Biomech 47.1 (January 3, 2014): 96-101. Full Text

Widmyer, MR, Utturkar, GM, Leddy, HA, Coleman, JL, Spritzer, CE, Moorman, CT, DeFrate, LE, and Guilak, F. "High body mass index is associated with increased diurnal strains in the articular cartilage of the knee." Arthritis Rheum 65.10 (October 2013): 2615-2622. Full Text

Mook, WR, Ligh, CA, Moorman, CT, and Leversedge, FJ. "Nerve injury complicating multiligament knee injury: current concepts and treatment algorithm." J Am Acad Orthop Surg 21.6 (June 2013): 343-354. (Review) Full Text

Moorman, CT, Siparsky, PN, and St Pierre, P. "AC separation in a concert violinist." Orthopedics 36.5 (May 2013): 376-377. Full Text

Coleman, JL, Widmyer, MR, Leddy, HA, Utturkar, GM, Spritzer, CE, Moorman, CT, Guilak, F, and DeFrate, LE. "Diurnal variations in articular cartilage thickness and strain in the human knee." J Biomech 46.3 (February 1, 2013): 541-547. Full Text