Thomas F. Holovacs, M.D.
Dr. Holovacs received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. At PENN, he was a 4-year letterman in swimming and, as a senior was elected team captain of the men’s varsity swim team. He earned his medical degree from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City, where he was selected a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Dr. Holovacs performed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. While at Duke he was an Assistant Resident Team Physician for all Duke University athletic teams, including the 2001 NCAA National Champions in Men’s Basketball. Furthermore, as a resident he honed his shoulder and sports medicine skills during 6 months of orthopaedic surgery electives at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina – the home of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division and US Special Forces. After residency, Dr. Holovacs developed additional expertise in shoulder/sports medicine surgery when selected to be the prestigious “Intercontinental Shoulder Fellow”. As a fellow, he spent 6 months on the Harvard Shoulder Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and 6 months at the University of Zurich, Balgrist in Zurich, Switzerland.