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50 OrthoCarolina Doctors Named Top Docs!

Discover the 50 distinguished OrthoCarolina Physicians who have achieved the esteemed 'Top Docs' recognition in Charlotte. These dedicated medical professionals have been honored based on a peer survey conducted by Castle Connolly and are at the forefront of healthcare excellence in the region

From Military Service to Surgical Excellence: The Inspiring Journey of Dr. Pat Hayes

Discover the inspiring journey of Dr. Pat Hayes, a veteran and orthopedic surgeon, whose beginnings in a military family led to a remarkable career. From making a lasting impact on his community and beyond, explore the transformative power of military service and the legacy of service that inspires others. Join us in honoring Dr. Hayes's story on Veterans Day and celebrating the resilience, dedication, and generosity that define his extraordinary life.

2022 Top Doctors Charlotte Magazine

Each year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of the Top Doctors in Charlotte, based on a peer survey conducted by Castle Connolly. 

Legs & Bones: What Our Docs Eat for Thanksgiving

When it comes to eating, doctors like to ‘gobble’ just like the rest of us!

OrthoCarolina Goes to Nicaragua

“It’s a good feeling to know you’re making a difference in patients and children's lives and improving the local doctors’ abilities to care for the people that live there.” – Dr. Patrick Hayes

Shoulder Surgery with Regional Anesthesia - Less Pain, Patrick Hayes, MD

OrthoCarolina surgeon Patrick Hayes, MD tells us how advanced anesthesia techniques that allow for regional localized blocks are helping shoulder surgery patients recover faster and with less pain.

Ann Young - Rotator Cuff Surgery Patient - Patrick Hayes, MD

Patient Ann Young chose surgeon Patrick Hayes, MD to perform her rotator cuff surgery at Kings Mountain Hospital.

What is a Rotator Cuff Tear? - How is it effectively treated? - Patrick Hayes, MD

OrthoCarolina surgeon Patrick Hayes, MD shows us models of shoulder bones and muscles to explain what a rotator cuff tear is. He then explains how modern-day surgeons treat rotator cuff problems with therapy, injections or surgical solutions as necessary. Dr. Hayes performs surgery at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby, NC, and at Kings Mountain Hospital in Kings Mountain, NC