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Dedicated team of Orthopedic Professionals


Choose A Highly Experienced Orthopedic Team That’s Close To Home

The orthopedic team at UNC Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Lenoir has years of experience and offers a full range of outstanding services – from minor aches and pains to complicated joint replacements and ACLs. We treat injuries to and diseases of the hip, knee, foot, shoulder, elbow, and wrist, as well as sports medicine conditions. Orthopedic injuries can be debilitating and require a wide range of treatments including rehabilitation, all of which are conveniently available here in Kinston. Providing outstanding care locally is the mission of UNC Health Lenoir and we’re excited to offer this broad range of services to patients in Eastern NC. Same-day appointments are frequently available. Contact our office to set up an appointment.

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The orthopedic team at UNC Health Lenoir is dedicated to providing the highest quality care. Whether you have a simple sprain or a more serious condition that requires surgery, the goal of our orthopedic specialists is to help you recover faster from injuries and move more comfortably. Our doctors have decades of expertise, use the latest technology, and incorporate the least invasive treatments whenever possible. 

In-House Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release

  • Trigger Finger Release

  • De Quevain's Release

  • Ganglion Cyst Excision

  • Corticosteroid Injections - used to help relieve pain and swelling in different areas of the body, most often injected into joints

  • Nerve blocks

Hospital Procedures

  • BEAR Implant Procedure – Bridge-enhanced anterior cruciate ligament repair.  Combines suture repair of the ACL with BEAR that is placed in the gap between the torn ends of the ACL to facilitate ligament healing.

  • Tensor Rotator Cuff Repair – Anchorless soft tissue rotator cuff repair

  • Meniscus Repair

  • Cartilage Transplant – Healthy cartilage tissue is removed from the non-weight-bearing area of the bone arthroscopically. Cells are sent to a lab to be grown then later transplanted into the damaged joint in a second surgery 3-5 weeks later.

  • Nerve Decompression

  • ORIF – open reduction and internal fixation. Surgery that puts broken bones back together and back into place using screws, plates, and rods.

  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections – a therapy produced from a patient’s own blood plasma and platelets and injected into site of injury to aid in healing

Conditions We Treat

Find the care you need for many conditions and injuries that affect the bones, joints, ligaments and muscles in your ankles, arms, back, elbows, feet, hands, knees, legs, neck, shoulders and wrists, including:

Orthopedic Conditions in Children & Teens

Rely on us for bone and joint care for your child or adolescent. Our orthopedic specialists can help your children live comfortably and recover more quickly from injuries, growth conditions, and sports-related pain, including:

  • Inflammations caused by frequent running and jumping, such as Iselin Disease (foot), Sever’s Disease (heel), Osgood-Schlatter Disease (knee), and Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome (knee)

  • Pain from repetitive arm and hand movements in sports, such as “gymnast’s wrist” and “little leaguer’s elbow

  • Toe walking and bow legs

Sports Medicine

Benefit from sports medicine at UNC Health Lenoir whether you’re a professional or amateur athlete, or learning to live with an injury or disability. Work with our orthopedic specialists to help you improve your fitness or agility.

Orthopedic Treatments & Therapy

You’ll receive conservative treatments and minimally invasive procedures, depending on your condition. These may include:


Insert corticosteroids, analgesics, and other medications directly into joints or ligaments to relieve pain


Hold joints in place while they heal


Examines the inside of joints using a flexible, narrow tube with a tiny camera and light at the end

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