Dr. Shawn B. Hocker, MD

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Specializes in Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics • Male • Age 43

3787 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Hospital Quality

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center
2131 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Cape Fear Hospital
5301 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
OrthoWilmington
OrthoWilmington
3787 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
OrthoWilmington
Brunswick Forest
1333 S Dickinson Dr Suite 120
Leland, NC 28451
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    Dr. Hocker's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Arthritic Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Knee Surgery
    • Minimally-Invasive Hip Replacement
    • Minimally-Invasive Joint Surgery
    • Minimally-Invasive Knee Replacement
    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Reverse of Total Shoulder Replacement
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    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacement and Revisions
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Shoulder
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Knee
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Disorders
    • Hip Flexor Strain
    • Hip Injury
    • Hip Muscle Strain
    • Hip Pain
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Joint Clicking
    • Joint Disorders
    • Joint Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Joint Stiffness
    • Joint Swelling
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
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    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Rupture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Muscle Strain
    • Shoulder Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Hocker

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • 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

    Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Utah Hospital
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of North Carolina
    Graduated in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hocker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hocker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hocker has admitting privileges:

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    • Cape Fear Hospital

    • New Hanover Regional Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hocker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hocker to family and friends

    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Hocker's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hocker
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hocker accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    OrthoWilmington
    3787 Shipyard Blvd
    Wilmington, NC 28403
    (910) 332-3800 (Office)
    (910) 763-8804 (Fax)
    B
    OrthoWilmington
    Brunswick Forest
    1333 S Dickinson Dr Suite 120
    Leland, NC 28451
    (910) 332-3800 (Office)
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