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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

OrthoWilmington, Wilmington, NC 8115 Market St Ste 108 Wilmington, NC 28411 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

My approach to patient care is designed to provide individual evaluation and management for each person according to his or her needs and wishes. I will take the time needed to listen to your concerns, diagnose your condition and inform you of your options for treatment. We will work together to attempt to achieve resolution of your problem and minimize future difficulties.

Biography

Dr. David Rockwell, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Wilmington, NC. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Rockwell is affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Rockwell's Care Philosophy

My approach to patient care is designed to provide individual evaluation and management for each person according to his or her needs and wishes. I will take the time needed to listen to your concerns, diagnose your condition and inform you of your options for treatment. We will work together to attempt to achieve resolution of your problem and minimize future difficulties.

Dr. Rockwell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Honored Surgeon, North Carolina Orthopaedic Association 2011, October 20
    • Past President , North Carolina Orthopaedic Association, 1994-95
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Virginia

    Completed in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate