Dr. Shawn B. Hocker, MD

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Dr. Shawn B. Hocker, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics | Male

OrthoWilmington, Wilmington, NC 3787 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403 Get Directions
(910) 332-3800

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Dr. Hocker specializes in Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics and practices in Wilmington, NC. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    Specialties

    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis of the Shoulder
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dislocated Joint
    • 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)
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Disorders
    • Hip Flexor Strain
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Hip Muscle Strain
    • Hip Pain
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Clicking
    • Joint Disorders
    • Joint Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Joint Stiffness
    • Joint Swelling
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Rupture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Muscle Strain
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

    Procedures Performed

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

      Graduated in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      Duke University Medical Center

      Completed in 2005

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Utah Hospital

      Completed in 2006

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of North Carolina

      Graduated in 1996

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Hocker's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Hocker

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients