Welcome to Duke Orthopaedic Surgery

Our vision and mission are to develop tomorrow's leaders in orthopaedics and rehabilitation research, education, and patient care.

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 lead our local and global communities with integrity and compassion
MOVING FORWARD–to promote and develop excellence in education
CLIMBING HIGHER–to inspire through innovations in basic science, clinical, and translational research

Chair’s Corner

  • A federal rule requires that ByteDance applications (e.g., TikTok) not be used on a device used for federal contract work.

1)  Todd Cade, PT, PhD (Doctoral Physical Therapy Division) was recognized as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA). This is the association’s highest honor for service and contribution to the field.

Today is National Orthopaedic Technician Day –a time to recognize the outstanding professionals who are the backbone of our practice.

  • Welcome to our new faculty member: Flavia Penteado Kapos, PhD, DDS. She started her dental career and completed her post-doc in Seattle, working on pain management research and solutions.

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