Stay connected.      

  Make a Gift 

 

Welcome to Duke Orthopaedic Surgery

Developing the leaders of tomorrow in orthopaedics and rehabilitation research, education and patient care

Research

Education &
Training

Patient
Care

Doctor of
Physical Therapy

Homepage

The faculty and staff of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke welcome you to our website. We hope that you will find answers to the many questions you may have about who we are and what we do.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery cares for all injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Our subspecialty clinics in joint replacement/reconstruction, sports medicine, pediatric orthopaedics, foot, hand and upper extremity, spine, trauma, oncology, reconstructive microsurgery, and rehabilitation are integrated to provide efficient, effective, and individualized care.

Our multidisciplinary approach, linking the expertise of specialists in orthopaedic surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, radiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and orthopaedic nursing, ensures that each patient receives the most innovative and comprehensive care for his or her condition.

Our Vision

Be the global standard of excellence today and develop the leaders of tomorrow in orthopaedics and rehabilitation research, education, and patient care.

Our Mission

REACHING OUT - to put the patient and their family at the center of all we do to provide the highest
quality care
STEPPING UP - to serve and to lead our local and global communities with integrity and compassion
MOVING FORWARD - to promote and to develop excellence in education
CLIMBING HIGHER - to inspire through innovations in basic science, clinical, and translational research

Latest News & Articles

7.28.2016
We would like to recognize the following residents who will be presenting research, or have their research presented, at the SOA Annual Meeting this weekend in Naples, FL: Andrew P. Matson, MD:...
7.26.2016
We would like to congratulate James K. DeOrio, MD, who will be presenting as the Keynote Speaker at the 9th Annual International Musculoskeletal Society (I.M.S.) Meeting, taking place July 26-30,...
7.22.2016
Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD, dean of the Duke University School of Medicine and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Duke University, announced today that she will be stepping down from her role as...
7.20.2016
We would like to recognize the following Duke Orthopaedics faculty, who have taken leadership roles at the 2016 American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Meeting, happening July 20-23, 2016, in...
7.19.2016
On Friday, July 15, 2016, the following 64 DPT student presented their Capstone projects and celebrated the milestone of receiving their White Coats: Team 1   Caitlin Clark Ryan Herr Ryan Koter...

Upcoming Events

July 9, 2016: PT Olympics: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Central Campus Turf Field

July 15, 2016: DPT White Coat Ceremony

July 25, 2016: Announcement of the 2016-2017 Feagin Leadership Scholars

August 4-5, 2016: 8th Annual Duke Musculoskeletal Cadaver Course

August 12-13, 2016: Second Annual Park City Hip & Knee Symposium

September 9-10, 2016: Feagin Leadership Session 1 - Alumni Event at Washington Duke

October 14, 2016: Feagin Leadership Session 2 - University Club

November 12-13, 2016: Mobilizations with Movement "Nags, Snags" DPT ConEd Course

December 7-10, 2016: 2nd Annual Fellows & Residents Summit

December 9-10, 2016: Feagin Leadership Session 3 - Vail, CO

January 27, 2017: Feagin Leadership Session 4 - Alumni Event at JB Duke Hotel

February 24, 2017: Feagin Leadership Session 5 - TBD

May 19-21, 2017: Feagin Leadership Forum Weekend


Recent Publications

7.28.2016
Related Articles Arthroscopic Debridement of Pediatric Accessory Anterolateral Talar Facet Causing Impingement. Arthrosc Tech. 2016 Apr;5(2):e413-7 Authors: Neumann...
7.28.2016
Related Articles Current Evidence Does Not Support Medicare's 3-Day Rule in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Oct;44(10):E370-2...
7.28.2016
Related Articles Quality Measures in Upper Limb Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Mar 16;98(6):505-10 Authors: Kamal RN, Ring D, Akelman E, Yao J, Ruch DS,...
7.22.2016
Related Articles Motor and Cognitive Functional Status Are Associated with 30-day Unplanned Rehospitalization Following Post-Acute Care in Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries...
7.17.2016
Effect of normal gait on in vivo tibiofemoral cartilage strains. J Biomech. 2016 Jun 27; Authors: Lad NK, Liu B, Ganapathy PK, Utturkar GM, Sutter EG, Moorman Iii...