Dr. Adams received his B.S. degree from the Pennsylvania State University in Biology and his M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College. After gaining experience as a post-graduate resident in orthopaedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Adams received a Clinical Resident Research Fellowship and completed a foot and ankle surgery fellowship at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is now Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery and conducts Foot and Ankle Research at Duke University Medical Center.