Dr. Douglas Messina, MD

Dr. Douglas Messina, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Douglas Messina, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction.Read his story

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
  • MedCost
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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. Messina's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messina treats Shoulder Impingement Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Messina treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Joint Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messina treats Joint Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Messina treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messina treats Knee Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Messina treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Messina's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
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
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
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
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

The most gratifying part of my job is to restore patients function and return to an active lifestyle, whether that be through non-operative treatment or surgical intervention.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    University Tx
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    University Fl
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1992
    University Fl
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    University Of Florida
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1987
    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School
    1987

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4.4

Based on 21 reviews

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I just wanted to let you know how much I think of you and appreciate you very seldom do you find a doctor that really honestly cares thank you so much
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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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Dr. Messina and the staff are awesome! I'd highly recommend them to anyone!
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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...Read More
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Dr. Messina provided great care. His is an excellent surgeon and was very good about explaining what he found and what he had done to fix it. My recovery was quick!
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Locations

Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

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