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. 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. 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. 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. Robert Jones specializes in orthopaedic and sports medicine, arthroscopy, and joint reconstruction. He has practiced orthopaedics and sports medicine in Raleigh for more than 10 years already. Dr. Jones is also well-known for being the owner and President of Impact Orthopaedics.
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. 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. 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. Gurvinder Deol specializes in the treatment of all disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He also focuses his practice on providing care for adult and pediatric spinal deformity. Dr. Geol attended medical school at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
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. 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.