Ashraf F. Guirgues, MD, FAAOS
Ashraf F. Guirgues, MD, FAAOS

Back, Neck & Spine

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery

Coastal Region

Jacksonville – Country Club
Morehead City – Guardian Avenue

A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Ashraf Guirgues, MD, FAAOS, is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Guirgues received his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He then completed a five-year orthopedic surgery residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, followed by a fellowship in spinal surgery at the Charlotte Spine Center.

Dr. Guirgues’ professional interests include the surgical treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He particularly enjoys minimally invasive spinal surgery such as microdiscectomy and minimally invasive lumbar fusion. He is also qualified to perform artificial disc replacement in the neck and lower back.

A highly experienced and recognized leader in spine care throughout Carteret and Onslow Counties, he has served as the director of the Carolinas Center for Spine Surgery which includes a spinal surgeon, nurse practitioner, nurses, and physical therapists working as a cohesive team.

He previously practiced in New Hampshire before relocating to Carteret County in 2006.

Dr. Guirgues loves living on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast with his wife and three sons. In his free time, he enjoys skeet shooting.

Serving the coastal region, Dr. Guirgues offers skilled spinal care in Jacksonville, Morehead City, and Swansboro.

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  • Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency: Wayne State University
  • Fellowship: Charlotte Spine Center


  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Carolina East
  • Carteret Health Care
  • Onslow Memorial Hospital
  • The Surgical Center of Morehead City
EmergeOrtho Coastal Region Adds Eight Experienced Physicians in Carteret and Onslow Counties

EmergeOrtho Coastal Region Adds Eight Experienced Physicians in Carteret and Onslow Counties

Coastal Region

Carteret & Onslow Counties — EmergeOrtho Coastal Region is pleased to announce the addition of these eight experienced orthopedic specialists to its comprehensive network serving eastern North Carolina: Thomas Bates, MD; Garlon Campbell, MD; Robert Coles, MD; Earl Frantz, DO; Ashraf Guirgues, MD; Felix Muniz, MD; Randle (Will) Ramsey, DO; and Gary Wertman, DO. They,...

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

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EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

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A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.