Orthopaedic care at Duke

Duke Orthopaedics is ready to serve your orthopaedic needs with nationally recognized specialists and the latest technological advances. We’re committed to providing you the highest quality care for arthritis pain, sprains and strains, tendon or ligament injury, tendonitis, broken bones, and dislocations in a safe and caring environment.

  • Nationally ranked. Duke Orthopaedics is consistently ranked among the top programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, based on measures that include patient volume and outcomes, patient safety, nurse-to-patient ratio, and our reputation among other orthopaedic specialists.
  • Immediate access. When you are in pain or have a new injury, you need medical attention quickly. Duke Orthopaedics offers same-day or next-day appointments for new patients.
  • Team approach to care. Our orthopaedic doctors, surgeons, sports medicine specialists, non-operative spine specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and physical therapists work together to ensure that you receive the best possible care.
  • Game-changing advances. Duke Orthopaedics pioneered several surgical breakthroughs, including novel fracture repairs and advanced surgical techniques. We helped to develop commonly used ankle, shoulder, and elbow joint prostheses. You benefit from our ongoing research and innovation.
  • Our large surgical volumes lead to better outcomes. If you require surgery, you want an experienced surgeon. We are national leaders in the number of total ankle replacement surgeries we perform. We also perform large numbers of other joint replacement and orthopaedic procedures.
  • Advanced medical records technology. Our secure online portal, Duke MyChart, allows you to view test results, make appointments, request prescription refills, and message your doctor using any Web-enabled device. Our technology also allows anyone on your care team to securely access your health information, making sure you always get care that's right for you and based on the latest evidence.