Ericka Carter, PA-C

Ericka Carter, PA-C

General Orthopedics

Physician Assistant National Certification

Coastal Region

Wilmington – Shipyard
Wilmington – Porters Neck
Leland – Brunswick Forest

A physician assistant since 2006 and orthopedic PA since 2008, Ericka has a wealth of experience in general orthopedics and has assisted in surgeries in nearly all subspecialties, including spine, hand, foot and ankle, total joint replacement, trauma. She also has experience in pain management.

Ericka earned her Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Professional Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University, followed by her Master of Science in Biological Sciences, Physician Assistant Program from Medical University of Ohio and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from The Ohio State University.

Ericka is part of the care teams for Richard S. Bahner, MD, treating patients for injuries and conditions of the hand and upper extremity, and Eric J. Lescault, DO, seeing patients for sports medicine.


  • Undergraduate: Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Graduate: Medical University of Ohio
                      The Ohio State University


  • Physician Assistant National Certification

Specialties & Services

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.

Michelle M


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.

Ronnie W


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.