Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of orthopedic problems, educating the next orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons and researching advanced treatments. With over 25 academic locations, 3 research laboratories, 70 faculty, 2 residencies and 6 fellowships we have a wide range of clinical, educational and research compliments.

Our subspecialty orthopaedic surgeons provide compassionate, high-quality medical care to patients. Interdepartmental consultation across 10 subspecialties and a strong commitment to research and teaching keep the department at the forefront of new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with orthopedic and rehabilitation problems.

Why Wake Forest?

The school of medicine is part of the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist system, which is a Level One pediatric and adult trauma center. We serve patients from western North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and South Carolina.

Our faculty take great pride in serving as teachers, mentors and advisors to our residents and fellows, ensuring they become competent, independent orthopaedic surgeons. Our faculty have over 25 locations, 3 research laboratories including a partnership with WFU in a biomechanics laboratory and provide excellent care at 6 hospitals. We have a first of its kind relationship with the VA System in Salisbury and Kernersville, North Carolina and have both faculty and residents always on site.

Our Mission

Be the Musculoskeletal Provider of Choice, growing selected market share to drive direct margin to support clinical, education and research missions.