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Welcome to Duke Orthopaedic Surgery

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


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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

On Saturday morning we had about 30 DRaH OR team members and their families compete in a ninja obstacle mud run. Since it rained all Friday night it was definitely a mud run. This group was...
Taking a break with Dr. Niek van Dijk while cycling through a German town. From April 23 through May 1 this year, Dr. Almekinders participated in the Cycle for Science project organized by the...
We were delighted to have Dr. John A. Bergfeld join the Sports Division and the Feagin Leadership Forum this past weekend as the Visiting Professor. Dr. Berfeld, along with Drs. Feagin and Curl,...
We are honored and delighted to announce that Dr. Douglas Schreyack has been selected as one of the 2016 Strength, Hope and Caring Award recipients. Dr. Douglas Schreyack’s clinic staff has noticed...
On Thursday, May 19, 2016, second-year resident, Danny Scott, presented his research at Duke Clinical Research Day. The School of Medicine’s Clinical Research Day brings together faculty, staff,...

Upcoming Events

May 11-14, 2016: 64th Annual Piedmont Orthopedic Society Meeting, Kiawah Island, SC

May 14, 2016: DPT Hooding and Recognition Ceremony 

May 18, 2016: First Annual CORE Day

May 19, 2016: 4:00 p.m. Clinical Research Day at Duke

May 20-21, 2016: Save the Date for the Feagin Leadership Forum

June 3-5, 20165th Annual Extremity Summit

July 15, 2016: DPT White Coat Ceremony