Orthopaedic Surgery

In Orthopaedic Surgery, we provide surgical and non-surgical care to patients with diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including fractures or injuries of the bones, muscles, joints, or tendons.

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Our Orthopaedic Surgery providers

Wilmington - 1202 Medical Center
Claude Jarrett, MD
Christopher Jarrett, MD
Joshua Ellerbrock, DNP, FNP-C
Chad Fortun, MD, MS
Claude Jarrett, MD
Rebecca Sutphin, PA-C
Chad Fortun, MD, MS
Porters Neck - 8114 Market
Christopher Jarrett, MD
Rebecca Sutphin, PA-C
Chad Fortun, MD, MS
Joshua Ellerbrock, DNP, FNP-C
Chad Fortun, MD, MS
Chad Fortun, MD, MS

Learn more about Orthopaedic Surgery

Knee Anatomy
The largest joint in the body, the knee is also one of the most complex. Learn more.
Non-Surgical Alternatives to Knee Surgery
Your physician may try several alternatives before deciding on surgery. Find out more.
Changes Associated with Knee Arthritis
Learn about the two most common types of knee arthritis.
Common Problems of the Hand & Wrist
Learn about the common problems of the hand and wrist.
Common Shoulder Problems
Learn more about common shoulder problems.
Common Problems of the Elbow
Learn more about common problems of the elbow.
What to Expect on Surgery Day
Getting ready for knee surgery? Find out what you can expect.
Guidelines for Post-Operative Care
In a small percentage of people, as with all major surgical procedures, knee replacement complications can occur. Learn more.
Guidelines for Rehabilitation
What you need to know about early rehabilitation, outpatient physical therapy, and long-term knee rehabilitation goals.
Life After Knee Surgery
See what activities you should avoid after knee surgery.
Patient Testimonials
Find out what our patients are saying about us.
Health Resources
View our orthopaedics health resources page.
Learn more about hip and knee replacements from Dr. Chris Jarrett.