Benjamin Parker, MD

Benjamin Parker, MD

(828) 386-2663
(828) 386-2664
194 Doctors Drive
Boone
28607
Orthopedics

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Dr. Benjamin Parker is an orthopaedic surgeon at AppOrtho, a member of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. The North Carolina native completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University and earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine.  From there, he completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his sports medicine fellowship at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Dr. Parker is a specialist in all areas of sports medicine, including complex injuries of the knee, pediatric sports injuries, cartilage restoration, complex arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder surgery, and shoulder replacements. He also enjoys general orthopaedic fracture care and management.

When not at work, Dr. Parker enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He is also an avid fitness enthusiast and accomplished bluegrass musician.


Fellowships: 

  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, Wake Forest University

 

Professional Involvement: 

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

 

Leadership: 

  • Director of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Appalachian State University

 

Sports Medicine Team Affiliations: 

  • Appalachian State University
  • Wake Forest Athletics
  • Winston-Salem State Athletics
  • University of North Carolina Athletics
  • North Carolina High School Athletics
  • Drexel University Athletics

 

Chelsea Compitello, NP-C

Chelsea Compitello, NP-C

(828) 386-2663
(828) 386-2664
194 Doctors Drive
Boone
28607
Orthopedics

Chelsea Compitello, NP, grew up in Columbus, Ohio. She is a huge Buckeye – Ohio State – fan and she and her husband try to attend at least one football game every fall. Compitello completed her nursing degree at Cedarville University in Ohio in 2009 and later obtained her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She has experience in surgical and oncology nursing and has practiced as a family nurse practitioner in primary care. At AppOrtho, she enjoys caring for orthopedic patients in the office and also in the inpatient setting.

When not at work she enjoys traveling, playing board games, volunteering at her church, walking her Goldendoodle and teaching cycling classes at the Wellness Center in Boone.

Christopher P. Bullers, MD

Christopher P. Bullers, MD

(828) 386-2663
(828) 386-2664
194 Doctors Drive
Boone
28607
Orthopedics

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Dr. Chris Bullers grew up in Hickory, North Carolina. He attended Catawba College as an undergraduate, and after working for several years in the pharmaceutical industry, completed medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. After finishing his family medicine residency at Wake Forest University, he capped his medical training with a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. While there, he participated in the care of athletes – young, elderly, amateur, and professional. He has extensive training in the diagnosis and non-operative treatment of orthopaedic problems and also specializes in the management of concussions.

Dr. Bullers enjoys all outdoor activities especially when they involve his wife and two boys. He “practices what he preaches” when it comes to exercise and leading a healthy lifestyle.


Fellowships: 

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, St. Margaret

 

Professional Involvement:

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
  • North Carolina Medical Society

 

Awards:

  • Capstone Award, Wake Forest Family and Community Medicine
  • Resident Winter Meeting Award, North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians

 

Sports Medicine Affiliations: 

  • North Davidson High School Athletics
  • University of Pittsburgh Athletics, NCAA division I
  • Duquesne University Men’s Basketball
  • Carnegie Mellon University Men’s Basketball
  • South Park High School Athletics
  • Keystone State Games, Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh Marathon
  • Pittsburgh Race for the Cure

 

 

Jaclyn Honeycutt, PA-C

Jaclyn Honeycutt, PA-C

(828) 386-2663
(828) 386-2664
194 Doctors Drive
Boone
28607
Orthopedics

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Jaclyn Honeycutt, PA-C, joined AppOrtho in 2017. She earned her undergraduate degree from Anderson University in South Carolina where she played division 2 basketball. Jaclyn completed her Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. When not at work, the New York native enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter outdoors.

 

 

James C. Califf, MD

James C. Califf, MD

(828) 386-2663
(828) 386-2664
194 Doctors Drive
Boone
28607
Orthopedics

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Dr. James Califf is an orthopaedic surgeon at AppOrtho. He is a South Carolina native with an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina. He obtained his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at Duke Medical Center with a focus on spinal surgery after two years of general surgery training.

Over his more than 25 years in practice, he has further refined his treatment of spinal disorders, offering non-surgical as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and is a member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He also enjoys general orthopedics, joint replacement, arthroscopy, fracture care and hand surgery.

When not working, he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and five children. He moved to the High Country in 2013 and is pleased to be able to provide his services to the area.


Professional Involvement:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medics
  • American Back Society
  • American Medical Association

 

Leadership:

  • Director, Orthopaedic Quality Assurance, Alamance Health Services
  • Chair, Department of Surgery, Alamance Health Services