An Interview with Dr. Pat Connor - the Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician

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.

August 31, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Brian Scannell

A pediatric orthopedic specialist, Dr. Scannell is from Charlotte and finds living and working in his hometown an especially rewarding experience.

August 29, 2018

Meet the PA: Jeff Dabkowski, PA-C

Meet the PA: Jeff Dabkowski, PA-C at the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center

August 17, 2018

Medical Breakthroughs at OrthoCarolina

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.

July 24, 2018

Meet the PA: Timothy Boyd, PA-C

Meet the PA: Timothy Boyd, PA-C from the OrthoCarolina Concord location

July 16, 2018

Robotic-Assisted Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery: Four Big Questions

Hip or knee surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is a procedure that can help patients who manage severe joint pain and osteoarthritis. In many cases the surgery is life-changing, enabling patients to walk again, restore mobility and return to the activities and active lifestyle they used to enjoy.

July 07, 2018

17 OrthoCarolina Physicians Named Charlotte magazine Top Doctor

Each year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of Top Doctors in Charlotte and we're proud to have 17 OrthoCarolina providers represented as the best in the city.

July 03, 2018

Meet the PA: Dalissia Grothe, PA-C

Meet Dalissia Grothe, PA-C at OrthoCarolina Gastonia

June 15, 2018

Step inside the Operating Room: OrthoCarolina to Live Stream Partial Rotator Cuff Surgery on Facebook

Dr. Robert “Bobby” Morgan will perform the Regeneten Rotator Cuff Bioinductive Implant surgical procedure, a new technology designed to improve the treatment of rotator cuff disease, live on Facebook.

May 23, 2018

Meet the PA: Priya Patel, PA-C

Get to know Priya Patel, a Physician Assistant at the Spine Center.

May 16, 2018

Losing a Foot to Save a Life

In 2013, Jenn Andrews’ focus was on her first pregnancy and a little self-care, when a pedicure technician felt a small bump on Jenn’s foot. What seemed so trivial that day would become so important later. That bump was a tumor – myxoid sarcoma, a rare and potentially life-threatening form of cancer. Despite an initial attempt at removing the tumor, it eventually came back, and now Jenn faced a daunting choice five years later: She could cure the cancer only by losing her foot.

May 10, 2018

Dr. Todd Chapman discussing his practice

Dr. Todd Chapman discussing his practice

May 04, 2018

Meet the PA: Andy Hylton, PA-C

Get to know Andy Hylton, PA-C from OrthoCarolina Pineville!

April 23, 2018

Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program at OrthoCarolina Earns Full Accreditation

The OrthoCarolina Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program has received official accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA). OrthoCarolina now has the only accredited occupational/hand therapy program in North Carolina, and is one of just four accredited programs nationwide.

April 19, 2018

Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program at OrthoCarolina Earns Full Accreditation

The OrthoCarolina Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program has received official accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA). OrthoCarolina now has the only accredited occupational/hand therapy program in North Carolina, and is one of just four accredited programs nationwide.

April 17, 2018

Meet The PA: Jennifer Suckow, PA-C

Meet the PA: Jennifer Suckow, PA-C from the Hip & Knee Center

March 28, 2018

Caring for the Caretaker

Liberia is one of the five poorest nations on the planet. Years of civil wars there have left life difficult for many of its citizens, many of whom lost family members and still live in poverty. Several years ago, one of its most beloved Christian ministry leaders Oretha Joe began dealing with an increasing pain in her back that made even standing difficult.

March 27, 2018

​I Chose to Become a Doctor Because...

For many physicians, taking care of others is their life’s work and the ultimate calling. They spend countless hours in clinic or in surgery, caring for patients. It is typically a highly demanding job that often requires many hours away from their families. In honor of Doctors’ Day on March 30, we asked our doctors why they chose the medical field:

March 20, 2018

Research Begins To End Opiod Abuse

OrthoCarolina and OrthoCarolina Research Institute is focusing on combining existing drugs and techniques already used for pain reduction to ultimately create 100% opioid-free, and addiction-free, pain management regimens.

March 19, 2018

OrthoCarolina launches study looking to limit opioid use

The first study of its kind is launching this month to look at completely removing opioids as a pain treatment for patients. Instead, doctors will be using other less addictive medicines in the study.

March 19, 2018

OrthoCarolina Research Institute, OrthoCarolina Launch Long-Term Research Project to Curb Opioid Abuse

OrthoCarolina physicians and the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) are creating and implementing the Carolinas Opioid Reduction Effort (CORE) project, the nation’s first comprehensive study designed to assess the effectiveness of opioid-free pain management for patients. The study, launching this month, will include hundreds of patients from common surgeries across various orthopedic subspecialities.

March 14, 2018

OrthoCarolina Spine Center Community Forum

The complete forum event on February 22nd, 2018.

March 12, 2018

ORTHOCAROLINA PHYSICIANS TO PRESENT TEN AAOS PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

OrthoCarolina physicians have been selected through work completed at the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) to share research results in ten different podium presentations at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting.

March 04, 2018

OrthoCarolina Spine Center Community Event Recap

Highlights from our community roundtable held at Lenny Boy Brewing on February 22nd, 2018.

March 01, 2018