The doctors that I have had were great. They all have provided the care that I need with little hesitation. There is nothing that I have been disappointed with from this practice. My surgeon Dr Darden is GREAT!

- Veronica W.
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Fellowship Trained

  • Spine

Clinical Specialties

  • Spine


  • Davidson College -- Bachelor of Science
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Carolinas Medical Center -- Internship
  • Carolinas Medical Center -- Residency
  • Baylor College of Medicine-- Fellowship, Spine Surgery




  • 2013 Physician of the Year -- Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital, Novant Health
  • Named by US News & World Report as a Top Doctor (story)
  • Named among the Top 50 Spine Specialists in America
  • Best Clinical Paper Award, 24 and 48 month results of the Prospective, Randomized controlled IDE study comparing Pro Disc-C and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion -- International Spine Arthroplasty Society

PA Team

Paul Ellis, PA-C

Paul Ellis, PA-C

Clinical Specialties

Specialties, Spine


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