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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 51

3714 Guardian Ave Ste E
Morehead City, NC 28557
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Dr. Coles' Experience

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Dr. Coles' Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Dr. Coles Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Carteret General Hospital
3500 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Carolina Center For Surgery
Morehead City Office
3714 Guardian Ave Ste E
Morehead City, NC 28557
Carolina Center For Surgery
Swansboro Office
775 W Corbett Ave Ste 2
Swansboro, NC 28584
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    Dr. Coles' Experience

    Dr. Coles' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Bone Density Scan
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
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    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot and Ankle Disorders
    • Foot and Ankle Injuries
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
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    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Torn Cartilage
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Coles

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Orthopedic Specialty Hospital The

    Undergraduate Schools

    Harvard College
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Coles & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Coles' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    4.4 out of 5

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    Dr. Coles' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Coles

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Carolina Center For Surgery
    Morehead City Office
    3714 Guardian Ave Ste E
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252) 247-2101 (Office)
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    Carolina Center For Surgery
    Swansboro Office
    775 W Corbett Ave Ste 2
    Swansboro, NC 28584
    (910) 325-0211 (Office)
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