Read about Dr. Joshua Landau's NCAA Gymnastics career and how it led to his medical career

Dr. Landau knows athletes, and knows what it takes to get back on the field as quickly as possible.  He was captain of the 2-time NCAA National Championship Gymnastics Team while he was studying Human Biodynamcis at the University of California at Berkeley, and named “Most Inspirational Gymnast” in 1997.  He graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1998, and was awarded the Neufeld Scholar Award, given to the most outstanding academic performance by an athlete of any sport at UC Berkeley.

Dr. Josh Landua at UNC Chapel HillDuring his medical school training at UNC Chapel Hill, he was also the “Tumbling Specialist” doing flips the length of the court during half-time of the basketball games.  He graduated at the top of his class in 2002, being elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honors Society.

Dr. Landau graduated with honors from the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Training Program, and completed a fellowship at the San Diego Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Fellowship, where he graduated “Most Outstanding Fellow.”

Dr. Josh Landau joined Murphy-Wainer Orthopedic Specialists as an orthopedic surgeon in 2009, where he continues his tradition of excellence in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine. He is now certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons as an Orthopaedic Surgeon.


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association (NCOA)
  • North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)
  • Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine (GGSM)

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