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Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

Wilmington Office

Orthopedic Surgery, Radiologic Technology | 6 Providers

Average Rating of all Office Providers
(45)

Office Providers

Cynthia Caster

Cynthia Caster

Radiologic Technology

Timothy Fitzgerald, PA

Timothy Fitzgerald, PA

Physician Assistant (PA)

(2)
Dr. Chad Fortun, MD

Dr. Chad Fortun, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

(9)
Gilmer Julian

Gilmer Julian

Radiologic Technology

Dr. Craig Lippe, MD

Dr. Craig Lippe, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

(15)

Office Provider Reviews

4.4
(45)

based on the average of 45 provider reviews for Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

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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Review of Timothy Fitzgerald

- in Holly Ridge NC |

Terrific and knowledgeable and patient and took time. Loved that he did the exam before he looked at the X-ray---so that he did not miss anything. Very happy with my appointment whose outcome directly affects my career. Everyone in office--from first phone call to discharge--was exceptionally welcoming and professional. Glad to have found this practice.
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Review of Dr. Lippe

- in Carolina Beach, NC |

Dr. Lippe is professional, caring health care provider. He takes the time to explain your condition and the measures he will take to correct your problem. He takes the extra time to answer your questions in a manner that you can understand. I highly recommend him to anyone that needs a TKR.
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Review of Dr. Fortun

-Wilmington, NC |

Dr. Fortun was very respectful of my time. He was straight to the point and never made me wait too long in the waiting room or in his office before he was available. Dr. Fortun treated me for a tear in the cartilage of my hip. No other doctor in Wilmington provided this service. I had surgery in September and was back to running 3-4 miles by end of February with no set backs or issues.
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Review of Dr. Fortun

- in Wilmington, NC |

Dr. Fortun is knowledgeable and caring about his patients. He spends sufficient time to explain the situation and possible solutions. He answers all questions so his patients can make an informed decision about their healthcare. He remembers his patients from visit to visit and is personable and genuine. I am very pleased with the results of my shoulder surgery and will not hesitate to engage Dr. Fortun for any future orthopedic needs.
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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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Insurance

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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