Lincolnton

OrthoCarolina Lincolnton will grow orthopedic services in Lincoln County

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (June 4, 2019) – OrthoCarolina has opened a new office in Lincolnton and added physicians to expand its services and better serve patients in Lincoln County. The office will occupy the space that formerly housed CMC Orthopaedic Surgery-Lincoln and will be located next to Atrium Health Lincoln. OrthoCarolina Lincolnton will focus on general orthopedics, physiatry, shoulder/elbow/hand, spine, and sports medicine.

Anchor providers Verano Hermida, MD, Jason Wong, MD and Scott Ajello, PA-C, will see patients at OrthoCarolina Lincolnton and perform surgeries at Atrium Health Lincoln.  Dr. Hermida, who is fluent in Spanish as well as English, specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic shoulder/knee surgery, total joint replacement of the hip and knee (including Mako® robotic procedures) and general orthopedics. Dr. Wong specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

Traveling providers to OrthoCarolina Lincolnton include:

  • Jeremy Johnson, MD, sports medicine
  • Russel V. Gilchrist, DO, physiatry
  • Peter T. Hurley, MD, sports medicine
  • Jeffrey Knapp, MD, spine
  • Mark McGinnis, MD, hand
  • Joshua Smith, MD, shoulder, elbow and hand
  • Mark Greemon, PA-C


"Part of our commitment to continued access to the best in care is providing that high-quality care in local communities," said Bruce Cohen, MD, CEO of OrthoCarolina. "We look forward to being able to better align care for our patients in Lincoln County alongside Atrium Health."


OrthoCarolina Lincolnton is located at 441 McAlister Road, Suite 1100A, Lincolnton.

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