About the Doctors

W. Alexander Huff, MD

Dr. Huff grew up in North Carolina and attended medical school at ECU School of Medicine, graduating with highest honors. He completed his internship and a five-year orthopaedic surgical residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, FL. He then completed an additional fellowship year of training in arthroscopy and joint replacement at The Florida Knee Center in Clearwater, FL. In June of 1998 he opened his practice in Clinton, NC. Dr. Huff is married and has three children. Dr. Huff is board certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He is one of less than 2000 surgeons in the US that hold both certifications. Dr. Huff operates daily at Sampson Regional Medical Center with over 12,000 surgeries to date.

Education

Practice Commenced 07-20-1998
Huff Orthopaedics 520 Beaman Street Clinton,NC 28451

Fellowship August 1st, 1997 through July 17th, 1998
The Florida Knee and Orthopaedic Centers
Adult Reconstructive Surgery and Arthroscopy

Residency/Internship
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
July 1st1992 Through June 30th, 1997

Medical School
East Carolina University School of Medicine
MD May 1992
Undergraduate School
David Lipscomp University
BS in Biology June 1987

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Status: Board Certified July 13, 2000-December2020
Chicago, Illinois
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Status: Sub Specialty in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
November 4th, 2010- December 31st, 2020


Jamaine R. Thomas PA-C

Jamaine Thomas moved to the area in June of 2017 so that his wife could finish her education. He joined Huff Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine as a practicing PA-C in December of 2017. Jamaine sees patients in clinic Monday thru Friday and shares hospital rounds / on call duties with the other Huff Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine providers. Jamaine did his Orthopaedic / First Assist Surgery training at Tria Orthopedics in Edina, MN in 2016. Jamaine received his education and training in the midwest and enjoys practicing in a rural community like Clinton. Jamaine has spent countless hours volunteering in the community and finds his work counseling at risk youth especially rewarding.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) – Madison, WI
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 2014-2017

Normandale Community College – Bloomington, MN
Prerequisites for Physicians Assistant School. 2009 – 2011

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, MN
Health & Wellness with Public Health core, B.S. 2001- 2006


John B McElhinney PA-

John McElhinney joined Huff Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine as a practicing Physician’s Assistant in January of 2018. John sees patients in clinic Monday thru Friday and shares hospital rounds / on call duties with the other Huff Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine providers. John has six years’ experience in general surgery practice and over 12 years’ experience in orthopaedics as well as first assist in all types of orthopaedic surgery. John received his Physician’s Assistant Certification from Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center of New York’s Physician Assistant Program in June of 2000. John volunteered as a researcher in the Endocrinology Department at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland in 1993 & 1994. John lives with his wife, two daughters and their French Bull Dog. John enjoys Hockey, Baseball, Cycling, Fishing and Kayaking.

Education

Physician’s Assistant Certification
Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center of New York Physician’s Assistant Program Staten Island, New York – June of 2000

Bachelor of Arts
Mount Saint Mary’s College Emmitsburg, Maryland – 1987

Professional Affiliations

NACPA – National Academy of Physician Assistants
AAPA – American Academy of Physician Assistants

Our Office

520 Beaman St.
Clinton, NC 28328
910-596-KNEE (5633)

Office Hours

Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm