Dr. Brett Gilbert, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 43

Dr. Gilbert
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

EmergeOrtho

3100 Duraleigh Rd Raleigh, NC 27612

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(919) 788-8797

Dr. Brett Gilbert, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Raleigh, NC and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Duke University medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with medical facilities North Carolina Specialty Hospital and Rex Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gilbert to book an appointment.

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Dr. Gilbert is affiliated with Rex Hospital Raleigh, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gilbert's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Joint Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Bursitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Bursitis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

Dr. Gilbert's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Surgery
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • 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
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery

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(919) 788-8797

Dr. Gilbert accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American

Dr. Gilbert's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gilbert

4.6

Based on 130 ratings

5 Stars
88.46153846153847%
(115)
4 Stars
0.7692307692307693%
(1)
3 Stars
0.7692307692307693%
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2 Stars
0.7692307692307693%
(1)
1 Star
9.23076923076923%
(12)
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What went well
  • Office environment (115)
  • Staff friendliness (113)
  • Appointment scheduling (112)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (13)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (13)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (11)
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Dr. Gilbert did my Total Knee Replacement and did an excellent job! I am 3 months post-op and for the most part I have very little pain! I highly recommend him and his staff. I am very pleased with every aspect of the care I have received from Dr. Gilbert and ALL of his staff!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Sandy S. – Feb 04, 2021
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This is my second hip procedure, this was by far the easiest when it came to recovery and pain. I was walking without help almost a month before my prior procedure
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Dec 31, 2020
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Dr. Gilbert is the best! My hip replacement was so well done, it was hard to remember that it was major surgery! I was able to schedule the procedure within a week, was using a walker within the same day, and did not need a cane after day 10. The hospital staff was caring, kind and professional. Given the opportunity, I’d shout the merits of Dr Gilbert, his PA, Al, and his staff from the rooftops!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 20, 2020
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I recommend Dr. Gilbert to all people who need a hip replacement. I have had both hips replaced by Dr. Gilbert and I feel like a new person. I have had no pain like I did before. In fact I just had my check up for my left hip which was replaced 8/2020 and I feel great & doing great! I feel like a new person! Dr. Gilbert explains everything & has a very positive attitude that gives you confidence & sets you at ease. Thank you !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Teresa L Story – Dec 16, 2020
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Dr Gilbert had replaced my left hip 4 years ago. It healed perfectly. He replaced my right knee this week on Monday and I am walking with no pain, 3 days later, on Thursday. I had been told by others that my knee repair would hurt more than my hip. I have very little pain. I have much less pain after 3 days than I had before the surgery. The staff members at Rex Hospital were great. Dr. Gilbert has extensive experience with these joints. I am quite surprised that I feel this great so soon. I went to my first PT today and the staff said I was progressing very quickly. I will say that I have been working out in my gym and also doing yoga at home for the past two years. I can’t overstate the importance of strengthening your core and all of your muscles. I believe that this is contributing to my recovery. Dr. Gilbert performed a wonderful repair on my knee. I highly recommend that you schedule an appointment with him and get your sore joints cared for by him and his team.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Glenn Giordano – Nov 06, 2020
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He takes time to explain and not in a hurry. Good dr would recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 07, 2020
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Televisit. I understand that a doctor's time is valuable, but a $50 co-pay for a one-minute call seems a bit much, especially when Humana had suspended co-pays on in-person visits. That's my complaint for the day ... wouldn't even think about using anyone other than Dr. Gilbert! I'm 70 with two good knees after a lifetime of playing ball ... what else can I say!?
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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John Walker – Sep 29, 2020
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On 6/17/20,Dr. Gilbert performed a right hip replacement for me which has improved the quality of my life dramatically. Besides carrying out tasks of every day life, I now can walk/hike 4-5 miles daily... with zero pain. If you are in need of this type of surgery, I highly recommend Dr. Gilbert. He can be described as brilliant, confident and compassionate. Not only is Dr. Gilbert a gifted surgeon, he is a great human being.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Leanne – Sep 29, 2020
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Dr. Gilbert performed two complete hip replacements on me. I couldn't be happier with the results. After 4 months, I'm walking between 5 to 7 miles each day! He's a great Doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Terry Kennedy – Sep 19, 2020
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I have now experienced two (left & right) hip replacements with Dr. Gilbert. Both surgeries went well as did the Physical Therapy. Dr. Gilbert's Emergo Orthro team as well as the staff at Triangle Orthopedic Surgery Center are second to none.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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D. Strickland – Sep 16, 2020
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Everyone here is very kind and professional. Dr. Gilbert takes time to really listen to what I have to say and that means a lot. Thank you!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Linda Kaid – Sep 09, 2020
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Dr. Gilbert and his team are great! I highly recommend!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 27, 2020
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Dr. Gilbert performed right hip replacement and then I returned for left. I can walk again upright and without pain. He is an excellent surgeon. He has a no nonsense personality and is very confident, which I appreciate. My husband is now seeing Dr. Gilbert for his knee.
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No results
What could be improved
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Joan E – Jun 24, 2020
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This was my 3 month post total knee replacement visit. It was quick, but he was just checking out flexion and extension and highly impressed with progress I made.. it was his skill, my PT work... awesome result. He's not a chatty guy, but, I need skill and experience in a surgery like this.
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SJKIRK – Jun 16, 2020
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IT WAS GREAT. ALL ITEMS WERE COVERED IN DETAIL, WITH FOLLOW UPS IN ORDER!!
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BEN CURRIN – May 01, 2020
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Telemedicine visit today! 6 weeks post op. Loving my new knees!
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Apr 30, 2020
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I am a nurse and had to put off a knee replacement for several years because of caring for an elderly parent. I was referred to Dr. Gilbert by another physician. He took the time to help me process how I could care for myself and find the care my parent would need through a referral to his on staff psychologist. The surgery and physical therapy after have far exceeded my expectations! After so many years of living with pain that severely limited my life I am pain free thanks to the exceptional care I’ve received. He is an excellent, caring MD and I highly recommend him.
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Paula – Apr 16, 2020
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I would strongly recommend Dr Gilbert and his team. He replaced my knee in January and I couldn’t be more satisfied. Would also recommend the EmergeOrtho professionals for PT
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Joe Ellington – Mar 17, 2020
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Dr. Gilbert is amazing! Six weeks after surgery, I’m getting stronger! I’m able to do activities I have not been able to do in a long time. His staff is friendly, efficient and attentive! Great team to go along with a great doctor.
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No results
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 29, 2020
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Everything is still perfect two years after two hip replacements. Dr. Gilbert and both the medical and physical therapy staff are the best!
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What could be improved
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Candace – Feb 11, 2020
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Biography

Dr. Gilbert is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Duke...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Duke University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2003
Duke University
Medical School
University Of Illinois
Undergraduate School

Awards

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What are Dr. Brett Gilbert, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Gilbert frequently treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, Joint Pain, and Bursitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gilbert treats.

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Dr. Gilbert's office is located at 3100 Duraleigh Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

EmergeOrtho

EmergeOrtho3100 Duraleigh Rd Raleigh, NC 27612
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
EmergeOrtho7850 Brier Creek Pkwy Raleigh, NC 27617
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gilbert is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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North Carolina Specialty Hospital

Durham, NC

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Rex Hospital

Raleigh, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received