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Adam Payne Goode

Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Therapy
311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Goode is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a physical therapist by clinical training and epidemiologist by scientific training. His focus is on understanding the etiology of low back pain and other chronic musculoskeletal conditions and improving the delivery of care for patients with acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.  In his research he has published in the areas of the relationship between individual radiographic features in the lumbar spine and clinical symptoms, biomarkers and peripheral joint osteoarthritis.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery · 2023 - Present Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor in Population Health Sciences · 2023 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute · 2024 - Present Duke Clinical Research Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2011 Ph.D.
Duke University · 2005 D.P.T.