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Walter B. Beaver Jr., MD
4.9 of 5 Stars
  • Hip
  • Knee


  • Head Team Physician for Hendrick Motor Sports
  • Co-director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports
  • Co-founder and CEO of our Operation Walk Carolinas
  • Operation Walk Team Member - Cuba 2017
  • Board Member of Central Piedmont Community College Foundation
  • Program Director, Hip and Knee Course of the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
Clinic Locations
Hip Knee Center OrthoCarolina Logo
Hip & Knee Center 250 N Caswell Rd
Suite 200A
Charlotte, NC 28207
South Park | Charlotte Orthopedics
South Park 5935 Carnegie Blvd.
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
  • North Carolina State University -- Bachelor of Science
  • North Carolina State University -- Masters of Science
  • University of North Carolina -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Yale, New Haven Hospital -- Internship, Surgery
  • The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical Center -- Residency, Orthopedics
  • Actively involved in the research and development of advancements in orthopedic surgery and surgical devices for the hip and knee
  • Specializes in surgery for arthritis of the hip and knee
  • Specializes in primary total knee replacement
  • Specializes in primary total hip replacement
  • Specializes in revision total knee replacement
  • Specializes in revision total hip replacement
  • Specializes in arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Board Certified Surgeon

  • Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the North Carolina Medical Society
  • Member of the American Medical Society
  • Member of the Mecklenburg Medical Society
  • Member of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of International Congress of Joint Reconstruction
  • Named a 2023 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • 2022 North Carolina's Top Doctors, Charlotte Region, SouthPark Magazine
  • Named a 2021 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • Top 26 Knee Surgeons in the US, 2012
  • Intern of the Year Award: Yale University/New Haven Hospital
  • Named a 2018 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • Beaver, W., Fehring, T. Abductor Dysfunction and Related Sciatic Nerve Palsy: A New Complication of Metal On Metal Arthroplasty, Submitted for Publication
  • Masonis, J., Mann, C., Odum, S., Thompson, C., Krempec, J., Tabor, O., Beaver, W. Prospective Outcomes of Intra-Operative Procedure Selection: Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Versus Total Knee Arthroplasty. Unpublished, Accepted for Presentation 2010 AAOS, New Orleans, LA
  • Fehring, T.K., Odum, S.M., Hughes, J., Springer, B.D., Beaver, W.B. Differences Between the Sexes in the Anatomy Of the Anterior Condyle of the Knee, J Bone and Joint Surg 91-A:2335-2341, 2009
  • Beaver, W.B., Fehring, T.K. Prevention and Treatment of the Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics, 19(1), 72-74, 2008
My Team
Jon Hendershot, PA-C

Dr. Beaver has been very attentive to my situation. He has been kind and has explained the procedure thoroughly, always answering questions I have in a way his answers are easily understood. I would recommend OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee to anyone with severe hip problems.

- Elaine R

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