Dr. Chad Fortun, MD

Dr. Chad Fortun, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Chad Fortun, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction.

1717 Shipyard Blvd Ste 350

Wilmington, NC 28403

Contact Information

(910) 799-0110

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fortun performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Sprain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Fortun's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fortun "I am very passionate about providing individualized patient care and educating patients regarding treatment and outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fortun does not have any board certifications listed.

72  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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31  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Cleveland State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Wisconsin La Crosse
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fortun has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fortun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fortun's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortun to family and friends
9 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Fortun's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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Dr Fortun was recommended to be by someone who had the same surgery that I needed. I tore my rotator cuff and was in pain just walking. Since the surgery, I haven't been in pain at all. The surgery itself was painless. From hearing recovery stories from others who went to different surgeons, I...more
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