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Emergency Medicine , Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Walton Wright Curl , MD

Asheville Orthopaedic Associates
310 Long Shoals Rd Ste 201
Arden, NC 28704

(828) 782-9330


Walton W. Curl, M.D. graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1968. After spending a year in Vietnam as an Infantry Platoon Leader, he went on to graduate from Duke University Medical School in 1974. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in the Army and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the United States Military Academy under Dr. John Feagin. He was the team physician for West Point upon completion of his fellowship and retired as a Colonel in the United States Army. From 1988 until 2002 he was the team physician for Wake Forest University. He then became the first Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia. In 2007 he returned to the orthopaedic faculty at Wake Forest University Medical Center and works with the Sports Medicine Program. He is a past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Herodicus Sports Medicine Society. He currently serves on the board of directors for Special Olympics of North Carolina. His numerous articles in the area of Sports Medicine are primarily associated with anterior cruciate ligament injuries and rehabilitation. He has participated in basic science research on the effects of cold therapy on muscle contusions and is currently is involved in tissue engineering projects involving ligament and cartilage stem cells. His primary interest is in the treatment of ACL and Cartilage Injuries. Walt and his wife Kay are the parents of two married sons and the grandparents of one granddaughter, and two grandsons. His hobbies and interests include restoring British sports cars, fly fishing and sailing.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 49 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish


Emergency Medicine , Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mission Hospital
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Education and Training

Medical School
Duke University School Of Medicine,Duke University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1973

Main Location

Fax: (828) 853-3112
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Other Locations

Asheville Orthopedic Assocs
111 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-7331

Fax:(828) 825-3112
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Fax:(336) 671-6420
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Blue Advantage
  • Blue Select
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO