Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.
Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in North Carolina so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can’t be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in North Carolina.
Dr. Marcus Bennet specializes in the the treatment of all types of musculoskeletal injuries and problems. In addition, he is also focusing his practice on performing hip and knee replacements including new technologies for young active patients. At present, Dr. Bennet is in practice at the Asheville Orthopaedic Associates.
Dr. George Edwards is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is also a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He also completed an additional certification in hand and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Edwards established Raleigh Hand in 1988.
Dr. Frank Rowan is currently part of the Guilford Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Division of Southeastern Orthopaedic Specialists. His background training includes extensive orthopaedic experience in performing adult reconstructive surgical techniques. Dr. Rowan also performs Independent Medical Evaluations (IME’S) on patients.
Dr. Peter Dalldorf is known as one of the few sports medicine fellowshipped trained orthopaedic surgeons in Greensboro. He was previously the team physician for the Houston Astros, Houston Oilers, and Houston Rockets. Dr. Dalldorf was also the head team physician for North Carolina A&T State University for more than 11 years.
Dr. Dominic McKinley was previously the team physician for North Carolina A&T State University and Bishop McGinnis High School football. As a primary care sports medicine physician, he specializes in the management of sports related concussions. Dr. McKinley is currently in practice at the Southeastern Orthopaedic Specialists.
Dr. Michael Shea completed his fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Moses Cone Health System in Greensboro, NC. He currently specializes in the areas of Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. Dr. Shea is also a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Family Practice.
Dr. Glen Perry specializes in performing knee, shoulder, and elbow surgery. His practice also focuses on performing arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery procedures as well as treating sports related injuries. Dr. Perry is also well-known for being the first to perform the Autologous Carticel Transplantation in the Charlotte area.
Dr. Christopher Elder is a general orthopaedist who specializes in the areas of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He is also a recognized expert in performing Ossatron (orthotripsy) treatments for heel and elbow pain. Dr. Elder has been in practice with Asheville Orthopaedic Associates since 2002.
Dr. Leonard Nelson is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic spinal surgeon. He currently focuses his practice on the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide variety of middle and lower back anomalies. Dr. Nelson usually performs laminectomies, decompressions, and minimally invasive spinal fusions.
Dr. Scott Dean specializes in performing arthroscopic knee surgery, arthroscopic shoulder surgery, and total joint replacement procedures. He has more than 10 years of orthopaedic practice experience and is currently a member of the medical staff at Moses Cone and Wesley Long hospitals.