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. Sami Oweida focuses his orthopedic practice on treating disorders of the hip and knee, as well as sports medicine. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons as well.
Dr. Robert Garfield is board-certified in foot and ankle surgery. He has been practicing in the Asheville area for more than 20 years. Dr. Garfield is currently involved in many community activities, such as Rotary Club and the Boy Scouts of America.
Dr. Pamela Allen received her medical degree with Highest Honors from the University of North Carolina. She also completed her fellowship training in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Allen is currently in practice at the Blue Ridge Bone & Joint Clinic.
Dr. Charles DePaolo received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University and completed his internship at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. He currently specializes in Sports Medicine, Joint Reconstructive Surgery, and shoulder, hip, and knee surgery. Dr. DePaolo has been in practice for more than 20 years already.
Dr. Jonathan Chappel attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is currently involved in research of topics related ACL injury mechanism and prevention, knee kinetics, and ACL reconstruction.
Dr. Brandon Valentine completed his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University. He focuses his practice on reconstructive procedures for traumatic and arthritic conditions as well as arthroscopic treatment of hand, wrist, and elbow disorders.
Dr. David Homesley completed his residency and fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery of the Hip and Knee at the Rothman Institute. He currently specializes in performing total joint replacements and adult hip and knee reconstruction. Dr. Homesley has also been published in The Journal of Arthroplasty and The American Journal of Orthopedics.
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. 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. 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.