Born in Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. Throckmorton earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt University, followed by a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dr. Throckmorton is an Associate Professor in the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the Board of Trustees for The Campbell Foundation. He joined the staff of Campbell Clinic in 2009 and serves as head of the Shoulder Arthroplasty service and as a member of the Sports Medicine team.