After playing a vial role in a soldier's full recovery from injuries sustained in a plane crash, Hickory PT is honored with a flag flown over his base in Afghanistan.
Physician Becomes Patient of the Surgery His Study Seeks to Improve and Walks Away "A Better Doctor"
Dr. Thomas K. Fehring performs full joint replacement surgeries in the OR, but having one himself emphasized the importance of the work he’s so passionate about.
OrthoCarolina has made a game of exploring neighborhoods across the Queen City. Partnering with marketing firm #thesavageway, OrthoCarolina has launched Explore Your 704, a four-week, first-of-its-kind scavenger hunt that takes participants on an outdoor journey of discovery, fun and wellness.
Caring for patients by day, Shaun Riney spends evenings and weekends as an assistant coach on a lacrosse team whose unlikely players made them the subject of an ESPN documentary.
Explore Your 704 is the first scavenger hunt of its kind in Charlotte, NC. Using Clean Graffiti (a clean image pressure washed onto a dirty sidewalk), we have made a game of exploring the Queen City’s finest neighborhoods.
With such a successful career during which he's impacted so many lives, we asked Mike a few questions about being a PA, his fondest memories and the advice he'd give someone who is just starting out.
OrthoCarolina's Catalyst Awards honor teammates who embody our mission to Make Lives Better. Meet our 2018 global award winners.
The next 5 years: Where Dr. Todd Chapman sees the biggest challenges & opportunities for spine surgeons just starting out
Todd Chapman, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Spine Center, discusses the philosophies and technologies that will shape his practice for many years to come.
OrthoCarolina has hired 10 new physicians to support the increasing needs of its patients and communities
While their work deserves to be celebrated day in and day out, we give special attention to our Physician Assistants during National PA Week October 6-12.
OrthoCarolina has launched #TheFreeWorkout on sidewalks in Rock Hill and Fort Mill offering free, functional fitness. Utilizing clean graffiti, eight free workouts in local areas will help make fitness and a healthy lifestyle accessible to everyone. The bodyweight-based exercise routines designed by an OrthoCarolina medical provider will get the heart pumping and offer an alternative to a normal gym routine.
Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Smith will practice at OrthoCarolina's Hickory office.
Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. McMurtry will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem office.
Specializing in elbow, hand and wrist, Dr. Sutker sees patients at OrthoCarolina Rock Hill.
A physiatrist, Dr. Ciaccia will see patients at OrthoCarolina Gastonia.
Specializing in sports, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Starman will see patients at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and Kernersville offices.
Specializing in sports and general orthopedics, Dr. Jennings will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and King offices.
A musculoskeletal and interventional spine specialist, we welcome Dr. Swaroop Gonchikar to the OrthoCarolina team where he'll be seeing patients at the Spine Center.
Joining our Hand Center, Dr. Michael Gart specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the hand.
Specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and spine surgery, Dr. Brian Brighton joins our team at the Pediatric Orthopedic Center.
The commotion and action on the sidelines on any given Carolina Panthers game day can make it difficult to spot Dr. Pat Connor, but he’s there.
A pediatric orthopedic specialist, Dr. Scannell is from Charlotte and finds living and working in his hometown an especially rewarding experience.
Meet the PA: Jeff Dabkowski, PA-C at the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center
Explore pioneering medical breakthroughs changing our lives and meet the doctors behind them. On the front lines of your health are tales of desperation, determination and human triumph-from a safer way to manage pain after surgery to groundbreaking techniques that make surgery unnecessary.