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Specialties

Anatomical

Foot and Ankle, Knee, Shoulder

Treatment

Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures

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My approach to treating patients

Although the primary focus of my practice is sports medicine, I treat many patients who do not consider themselves athletes. By using a sports medicine approach, I aim to avoid surgery but, if needed, can use minimally invasive, arthroscopic tecniques in many cases. My previous experience with elite athletes as well as patients from the community allows me to treat a wide range of problems. My research background keeps me on the cutting edge of orthopaedic surgery and will provide the patients with the latest scientific information and advances. Specifically with regards to shoulder and knee I am able to offer the full complement of treatment options such as cartilage resurfacing and transplants, arthroscopic recontructions and replacement surgeries including knee, traditional and reverse shoulder replacements.

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Contact Information

North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic 3609 Southwest Durham Drive Durham, NC 27707 View map Phone 919-471-9622 Fax 919-477-1929

Other staff in my practice

John Bonini: practice manager

Nicole Graf: phsyician's assistant
(919)403-5173

Suzanne Boystack: medical assistant (919)403-5148


Priscilla Davis: surgery and insurance coordinator (919) 403-5144

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