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. 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. 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.
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. John Hewitt specializes in performing the full range of orthopaedic foot and ankle treatment procedures. He usually provides care for ankle arthritis, trauma and sports injuries, as well as foot pain and deformity. Dr. Hewitt previously served four years as an orthopaedic surgeon in the US Navy.