Welcome to the Coastal Region

EmergeOrtho Coastal Region offers several convenient scheduling options to obtain an appointment for your orthopedic and spine care.

To Schedule Your Appointment, you may choose the following options:

Text “Appointment” to: 910-332-3800
Self-Schedule Your Appointment
Reserve Your Urgent Care Spot
Call For Appointments: 910.332.3800

Your safety is our priority and we have implemented on-going safety measures for in office visits to keep our patients, staff and providers safe during COVID-19. It is our pleasure to provide you and your loved ones with high quality patient-centered, personalized treatment for your orthopedic and spine condition. We appreciate your selecting EmergeOrtho for your orthopedic care.

EmergeOrtho has been providing highly specialized, patient-centered orthopedic and spine care since 1955. Our team of board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists includes 34 physicians, 31 physician assistants and 37 physical therapists, all dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care. Today, we have 7 locations covering 4 counties including New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties with 3 convenient, orthopedic urgent care locations in Wilmington, Shallotte and Jacksonville.

EmergeOrtho offers comprehensive care that ranges from office visits to physical and occupational therapy, and from ACR accredited diagnostic MRI imaging to advanced, minimally invasive surgery. Our team of specialists include: spine, sports medicine, joint replacement and reconstruction, hand and upper extremity, foot and ankle, podiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), orthopedic trauma and pain management.

Many of our locations offer same day appointments, physical therapy services and on-site MRI services. EmergeOrtho is dedicated to helping patients emerge from illness or injury…stronger, healthier and better.

Locations in Coastal Region

In New Hanover County, EmergeOrtho offers three full-service locations, as well as a walk-in orthopedic urgent care location and a therapy-only location.

You’ll find two full-service and two therapy-only locations in Brunswick County.

Pender County residents utilize the Wilmington/Porters Neck location, as well as the Onslow County facility in Jacksonville. Our walk-in orthopedic urgent care is located in our Jacksonville office.

We offer Telemedicine Virtual Office Visits and Same Day Appointments, please call 910-332-3800 to schedule an appointment or request an online appointment.

Specialties & Services in Coastal Region

EmergeOrtho offers advanced orthopedic and spine care throughout southeastern North Carolina. Our full-service offices include an extensive, highly trained staff that includes fellowship-trained, board-certified experts in every specialty. Most locations offer advanced MRI diagnostics, physical and occupational therapies, and same-day appointments.

For an appointment, call 910.332.3800 or request one online here.

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Coastal Region

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Dr. Sutton was awesome! He gave me an injection in each knee. I was in so much pain when I arrived... by the time that I left, both knees were feeling much better. I’ve had injections in the past that didn’t do a thing for the area injected. Thank you, Dr. Sutton, for relieving my knee pain!

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Dr. Banher, in my opinion, has got to be one of the best surgeons for shoulders and elbows .All the doctors with EmergeOrtho are top in their class. I would not go anywhere else.

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