Dr. Graves is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. Having joined the Guilford Orthopaedic division in 1996, Dr. Graves brings a vast array of surgical orthopaedic knowledge to the practice.

His experiences as an academic All- American athlete, combined with his extensive orthopedic training and trauma care with both active and veteran military, has resulted in Dr. Graves being one of the most sought after physicians in the greater triad. Dr. Graves has a general practice where he strives to provide universal orthopedic care, including all operative and non-operative treatment that patients will need throughout their lives. He, along with Jim Bethune his PA, pride themselves on unparalleled availability and patient communication.

Dr. Graves has served as a team physician to high school, college, and professional teams. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery including arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, including ACL reconstruction, meniscal surgery, rotator cuff repair, and labral repair. He has particular interest in joint replacement of the knee, shoulder, and hip (including anterior approach total hip replacement). He additionally performs a variety of surgeries to the elbow, hand, and foot. His primary focus is maintaining healthy living and lifetime of fitness for his patients. Dr. Graves is involved in a variety of physical activities with a passion for tennis. He resides in Greensboro with his wife and two children.

Medical Training & Professional Experience


Washington and Lee
Academic All American
Phi Beta Kappa / Phi Beta Sigma Medical Honor Society

Post Graduate

University of Virginia


Balboa Naval Hospital – San Diego, California



University of Virginia

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Additional Training / Experience

Marines Medical Officer for Gulf War
Naval Hospital Camp Lejune
New Surgical Techniques for Hip Arthroscopy
Course Lecturer through the Chicago Orthopaedic Learning Center for Shoulder and Knee Complex Cases
Computer-Assisted Knee Surgeries