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Orthopedic Hospital

NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital

More than 8000 Othopedic procedures a yearNHRMC Orthopedic Hospital:
A Dedicated Hospital with a Single Focus

When you or your loved ones are in need of the highest quality orthopedic care, look for a facility that is completely dedicated to the specialty.  NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital performs more orthopedic procedures than any other hospital in the region and is known for its excellent care and outstanding outcomes.

Read more about how excellence happens at NHRMC in the drop-down sections below.


Dedicated Orthopedic Hospital

8 Orthopedic Operating RoomsWhile many hospitals designate a group of rooms or a separate wing to orthopedics, NHRMC provides you with a full-service dedicated hospital on its own campus. Approximately five miles from the main campus, NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital is a 75-bed facility offering advanced imaging and diagnostic equipment, eight surgical suites and a pre-op clinic, all outfitted specifically for orthopedic care.

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Quality Orthopedic Care

"...a standout hospital for orthopedics!"

NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital is not just among the most reputable in the region or even the state; it compares very favorably on a national scale for clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction ratings.

Among NHRMC’s recent awards and recognitions:

  • NHRMC was recognized by Business North Carolina as a top four hospital in the state overall, as well as in patient picks. The publication also called NHRMC a standout hospital for orthopedics.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) named New Hanover Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacements. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans to medical facilities that have proven success in delivering quality care in key treatment areas. 
  • UnitedHealth Premium® has recognized New Hanover Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Hospital as a Total Joint Replacement Specialty Center. UnitedHealthcare® developed its specialty center program to recognize hospitals meeting rigorous quality criteria.  Designation in the program assures consumers that NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital meets or exceeds nationally recognized standards of care. NHRMC received three stars, the highest quality rating awarded.

We invite you to read more about our outcomes and initiatives to continually advance patient care and safety: Quality in Orthopedics

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Orthopedic Surgeons & Specialty Staff

25 board-certified or board eligible orthopedic surgeons

Fellowship training in orthopedic subspecialties

Surgical teams and clinical staff solely dedicated to orthopedic care.

When choosing a surgical team, it’s important to consider how many procedures they do and the specialized training they have.  The surgical team at NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital performs more than 8,000 procedures each year, more than any other orthopedic program in eastern North Carolina.  The orthopedic surgeons are board certified or board eligible.  Fellowship trained surgeons are available in each of the subspecialties.

The team also includes more than 75 clinicians who have received additional training or certification specifically in orthopedic care. These hospitalists, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, nurses, technicians, therapists and other caregivers are known for high levels of expertise in their clinical work, as well as extraordinarily compassionate care.

To better serve patients, many orthopedic practices have locations in areas throughout the region, including Wilmington and Porters Neck in New Hanover County, Bruswick Forest in Brunswick County, Burgaw in Pender County, Jacksonville in Onslow County, and Whiteville in Columbus County.

Visit our physician directory to find the right orthopedic specialist for you.

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Orthopedic Specialties

For people suffering from upper or lower back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, wrist pain, or any other musculoskeletal discomfort, NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital is a full-service, advanced facility dedicated to helping you get past the pain and back to doing what you want to do.

NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital includes
subspecialty care in:

NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital is unquestionably the region’s premier facility for joint replacement, with more than 2,000 procedures a year.  In addition to the large number of primary replacements done, NHRMC receives many referrals to our specialists for complex revision cases.

For all the orthopedic subspecialties, the hospital’s expertise and technology allow for a range of treatment options, from therapeutic solutions to minimally invasive procedures to very complex surgical techniques.  All have the goal of helping patients achieve freedom from pain and limitations, and returning them to their optimum activity level as soon as possible.

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Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

We know you are anxious to get back to doing the things you enjoyed doing before the pain of an orthopedic condition slowed you down.  NHRMC has a team of rehabilitation specialists who will work closely with you to regain function.  Whether inside the hospital recovering from surgery or completing therapy on an outpatient basis, they’ll work with you and your physician to develop a plan just for you.

If home care is needed, our NHRMC Home Care can coordinate your care and work closely with your physician to ensure your recovery is as smooth as possible.

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NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital

5301 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
NHRMC Orthopedic Patient Navigator available to answer questions at 910.452.8110
More than 8,000 orthopedic procedures a year
25 board certified or board-eligible orthopedic surgeons
Surgical teams and clinical staff solely dedicated to orthopedic care
Eight operating rooms dedicated to orthopedic care
2131 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401  |  910.343.7000