Dr. Julian Aldridge III, MD

Dr. Julian Aldridge III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Julian Aldridge III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

120 William Penn Plz

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(919) 220-5255

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Aldridge III'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

16  Procedures

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aldridge III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aldridge III's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aldridge III to family and friends
31 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Aldridge III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Aldrich performed excellent surgery on distal radius fracture of my right arm. He is very professional and competent with an excellent bedside manner both in pre-op and post-op appointments, answering all questions and providing as much time as necessary for clear communication. Could not be...more
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I was referred to Dr. Aldridge by my primary care physician. He diagnosed my severe arthritis in both hands and i was in severe pain without warning. His caring professional manner gave me great confidence from the beginning. He explained the surgical procedure in great detail and prepared me for...more
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Dr. Aldridge performed two surgeries on both hands, with three incisions per hand. He did a carpal tunnel release and replaced the first carpometacarpal joint in both thumbs with a tendon from my wrists. Even days after each surgery, I had less pain in the hand than the week before the surgery. At...more
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After being a licensed RN and practicing for 50 years in various healthcare in- and out-patient settings, and other than two childbirth admissions, I had my first personal hospitalization experience in 2017. Dr. Aldridge as my hand/wrist surgeon, and all the Durham office and NC Specialty Hospital...more
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In and out with efficient, thorough care. Great beside manner. Will definitely return and refer.
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