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. 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. 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. 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. Brian Stover completed his fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction and research at the Professional Education and Research Institute in Roanoke, VA. He currently specializes in performing foot and ankle surgery for adults and children. Dr. Stover also has a specialty interest in wound care.
Dr. Jerry Barron has been in private orthopedic practice since 1990. He graduated from Baylor University and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Barron also completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles.
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. 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. 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. 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. 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.