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Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

Wilmington Office

Radiologic Technology, Orthopedic Surgery | 6 Providers

Average Rating of all Office Providers
(49)

Office Providers

Cynthia Caster

Cynthia Caster

Radiologic Technology

Timothy Fitzgerald, PA

Timothy Fitzgerald, PA

Physician Assistant (PA)

(3)
Dr. Chad Fortun, MD

Dr. Chad Fortun, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

(11)
Gilmer Julian

Gilmer Julian

Radiologic Technology

Dr. Craig Lippe, MD

Dr. Craig Lippe, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

(15)

Office Provider Reviews

4.5
(49)

based on the average of 49 provider reviews for Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

Review of Dr. Messina

- in Wilmington , NC |

Dr Messina is literally the best doctor I have ever met! Besides the work and care he provided which was outstanding--the personal relationship he established with my son was beyond amazing!
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Review of Dr. Fortun

- in Cape Carteret, NC |

I'm an Infantry Marine who was injured in combat in Afghanistan. I endured great pain for 7 years before seeking treatment. I will be forever grateful to Dr Fortun and the expert care I received at his extremely skillful hand. His professionalism, and that of his team were unmatched. I've already recommended him with confidence to several others in the Marine Corps and will continue to do so. If whoever reads this has any influence over his retention or promotion, you should do so at all costs.
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Review of Dr. Fortun

- in Southport NC |

Dr Fortun and the staff I've encountered at Carolina Sports Medicine are very professional and caring. The staff and Dr Fortun are prompt and respectful of my time as a patient. Dr Fortun is very conservative in his treatment and takes time to explain your diagnosis and plan of care in terms that are easy to understand. Being in healthcare myself, I would definitely recommend over any other orthopedic provider in the area!
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Review of Timothy Fitzgerald

- in Wilmington, NC |

Wow...Shawn was great. Many thanks to Dr. Player for referring me. Shawn was professional, courteous, empathetic, and yet, has the humor of a true Irishman. Staff were the best too!
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Review of Dr. Lippe

- in Southport, NC |

Have already referred patients. He is a very calming and knowledgeable physician and very attentive to the patient. He really listens and does not jump to doing more than necessary.
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Review of Dr. Fortun

- in New Bern, NC |

I am a 72 yr. old avid tennis player and developed a hip problem that could not be resolved with PT. Dr. Fortun, and his staff, have been awesome to work with on my evaluation, planning for surgery, and post op appointments for hip arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Fortun evaluated my MRI, recommended a plan for repair and was excellent in reviewing what was done and how I might progress. Four months after my surgery, I played in a tennis tournament!! Thank you, Dr. Fortun!!!!
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Review of Dr. Messina

- in Wilmington |

Dr. Messina and the staff are awesome! I'd highly recommend them to anyone!
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Review of Dr. Fortun

- in Hampstead, NC |

Dr. Fortun is not only an excellent surgeon, but he is also a really nice guy. He performed a hip arthroscopy in August 2017, in order to repair a labral tear and femoral acetabular impingement. I was back to running, albeit slowly and for brief increments, just 3 months later. I just went for my first post-op 5+ mile run a few weeks ago and it felt great! I am pain free, which is amazing considering that even prolonged sitting could cause discomfort before the surgery. He is my miracle worker!
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Review of Timothy Fitzgerald

- in Hampstead, nc |

Shawn is awesome! Knowledgeable and professional yet caring and compassionate. he was so helpful and a great listener. Thank you, Shawn, for all you did for me!
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Review of Dr. Messina

- in Wilmington |

I've been suffering with right shoulder pain since 1976/77 from an Army injury. I went to see Dr. Messina and his PA, Shawn Fitzgerald who sent me for an MRI, which showed a torn rotator cuff. I had surgery on 10/20/17 and I'm recovering well. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Messina! He has the best bedside manner too! Awesome, just awesome!
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Learn About Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

73 Procedures

  • Acl Surgery
  • All Shoulder Or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision Of Femur Or Knee
  • Excision Of Radius Or Ulna
  • Excision Of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, Or Sternum
  • Excision Of Tarsal Or Metatarsal
  • Excision Of Tibia Or Fibula
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot And Ankle Ligament And Tendon Repair
  • Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • 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
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder And Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision Of Shoulder Or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A. accepts 15 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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