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. Jeffrey Kobs is a generalist of orthopaedic surgery and treats all types of orthopaedic conditions. He is currently a Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UNC. Dr. Kobs has also written several articles and has published research in numerous papers.
Dr. Mack Aldridge is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has earned a certificate of added qualification in Hand Surgery. In addition, he also completed a subspecialty fellowship training in hand, upper extremity, and microsurgery at the Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Gary Kuzma completed a microvascular surgery Fellowship at the Hartford (CT) Hospital and Jewish Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was recognized as one of the Top 100 Physicians in North Carolina and was also elected as a member of Best Doctors for 2009 to 2010. Dr. Kuzma is also currently active in clinical research in hand surgery.
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. 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.
Dr. Anthony Kwon specializes in the treatment of scoliosis and in the care for adult and pediatric patients ages nine and up. He is also an expert in performing minimally invasive, tumor, trauma and reconstructive surgical procedures. Dr. Kwon is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
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. Gregory Motley has been practicing in the Asheville area for the past 13 years. He is fellowship trained in arthroscopy and specializes in all major joints such as the knees, shoulders, and ankles. Dr. Motley has also been involved with the care of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, and the NHL’s Dallas Stars.
Dr. Joseph Dement is a general orthopaedist who specializes in the area of joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He is well-known for his contributions in the development of clinical paths to standardize and improve post operative care of orthopaedic surgical patients. Dr. Dement is currently in practice at the Asheville Orthopaedic Associates.
Dr. Daniel Murphy specializes in orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine, shoulder arthroscopy, and ACL injuries. In 2004 up to 2008, he was included in the “Best Doctors of North Carolina” list by Business North Carolina Magazine. Dr. Murphy is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.