Eric J. Lescault, DO

Eric J. Lescault, DO

Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Coastal Region

Leland – Brunswick Forest

Eric J. Lescault, D.O., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult joint replacement and sports medicine at EmergeOrtho. He practices at the Shallotte and Brunswick Forest Cutlar Crossing locations of EmergeOrtho. Dr. Lescault graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. After serving as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Army, he completed his orthopedic residency at Memorial Hospital in York, P.A., which included affiliation with Johns Hopkins and Sinai Medical Center in Baltimore, Md. He continued his military service by providing orthopedic care at Womack Army Medical Center at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and proudly served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Lescault has more than a decade of experience in sports medicine and total joint replacement of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He is the first surgeon at EmergeOrtho to offer the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for joint replacement and has pioneered robotic surgery for total knee and partial knee replacements in the region. He is certified in the Mako system, as well as the ROSA Knee System.

Dr. Lescault is also highly skilled in advanced arthroscopic and open techniques of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. His interests include shoulder injuries and conditions, including rotator cuff tears, and the role of physical fitness in improving overall health and surgical outcomes.

Dr. Lescault brings a unique perspective to health and fitness, working to prevent and treat common health problems in our community. He has spoken locally and nationally on community health and fitness promotion and is a founding partner of several fitness-focused entities in Brunswick County.

Dr. Lescault is affiliated and performs inpatient and outpatient orthopedic surgery at Dosher Memorial Hospital and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Dr. Lescault is an owner in the Brunswick Surgery Center, LLC where he performs outpatient orthopedic surgery.

Physicians who are Mako and/or ROSA certified are credentialed and able to perform surgery at any of the regional facilities that have these robotic-assisted surgery systems, including but not limited to: Brunswick Surgery Center in Leland, NC; Novant Health (formerly New Hanover Regional Medical Center) in Wilmington, NC; and Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, NC.

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  • Undergraduate: University of New England College of Arts and Sciences, Biddeford, ME
  • Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME
  • Transitional Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Residency: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Memorial Hospital, York, PA


  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Brunswick County Medical Society


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