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Bruce V. Darden, II, MD
4.8 of 5 Stars
  • Spine
Fellowship Trained:
  • Spine


  • President of the Lumbar Spine Research Society, 2022
  • Treasurer of the Lumbar Spine Research Society, 2022
  • President of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2014

He is semi-retired and no longer doing surgery, however, he is still evaluating and treating patients.

Clinic Locations
South Park | Charlotte Orthopedics
South Park 5935 Carnegie Blvd.
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
Spine Center
Spine Center - Charlotte 2001 Randolph Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28207
  • Davidson College -- Bachelor of Science
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center -- Internship
  • Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center -- Residency
  • Baylor College of Medicine-- Fellowship, Spine Surgery
  • 2022 North Carolina's Top Doctors, Charlotte Region, SouthPark Magazine
  • Named a 2021 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • 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
My Team
Paul Ellis, PA-C

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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