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. Jay Jansen is a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in performing arthroscopic treatment for joint disorders and in soft tissue reconstructive procedures of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. Dr. Jansen is also currently the team physician for a number of local colleges and high schools.
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. Paul Tsahakis is well-known for having completed advanced fellowship training at Harvard in both spine surgery and adult reconstructive surgery. He has performed more than 6,000 successful surgical procedures for the past 18 years. Dr. Tsahakis has also authored many scientific articles and book chapters.
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Marcus Cook is a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in performing arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery procedures for the shoulder, knee, and elbow. Dr. Marcus Cook also has a specific interest in the treatment of sports related injuries.
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.