Dr. Terry Messer
Dr. Terry Messer is a native of Reading, PA. He received his doctorate in medicine from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 1995. This was followed by an internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago . Dr. Messer completed his fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville , KY. Upon completion of his hand fellowship, Dr. Messer joined the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 2001 as a hand and upper extremity specialist. He also practiced at Wake Orthopaedics until 2006.
Dr. Messer is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is part of the clinical faculty at UNC School of Medicine. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery with additional certification in hand and upper extremity surgery. He is married and has three children. His hobbies include running, skiing, and hiking.
- Undergraduate: Franklin and Marshall College
- Medical School: Northwestern University in Chicago
- Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Northwestern University in Chicago
- Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship: Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, KY