Hand Surgery - (Virginia)

Dr. Carrie Triepel originally hails from the Richmond area.  She graduated from Thomas Jefferson's UVa twice- once as an undergraduate Echols Scholar and again four years later from the University of Virginia Medical School. She then spent 5 years in the Air Force, the last 4 at Langley Air Force Base, where she was a member of the 71st Fighter Squadron of F-15 Eagle Fighter Jets and the Chief of Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Triepel then moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she completed her Orthopaedic Surgery training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She then travelled up to Boston, another favorite haunt of our founding fathers, where she completed her fellowship in Hand Surgery at Tufts University.  After completing her hand fellowship, Dr. Triepel worked at the Hand Center in Greenville, South Carolina, training Orthopaedic residents in the Greenville Memorial Hospital System, Dr. Triepel most recently relocated to the Virginia Beach area, where she has served as the Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for Sentara Hospitals Norfolk. She currently serves as the Secretary of the Norfolk Academy of Medicine and serves on both the Quality and Credentials Committee within Sentara Medical Group. Dr. Triepel enjoys running, biking, playing tennis and studying the constitutional principles of our founding fathers.