Maria Tettis, PA-C

Maria Tettis, PA-C

General Orthopedics

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Triangle Region


Maria received her Bachelor’s degree of health science and her Master’s degree of Physician Assistant Studies in 2018 from Gannon University in Erie, PA. Prior to her employment with EmergeOrtho she practiced orthopedics with Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital.

Maria is a nationally board-certified physician assistant and is licensed by the North Carolina Medical Board. She currently practices full-time with EmergeOrtho’s Southeastern division in Clayton and Smithfield, NC.


  • Undergraduate: Gannon University, Bachelor of Science in Health Science – Erie, PA
  • Graduate: Gannon University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies – Erie, PA


  • Board Certifications: Physician Assistant Certification – NCCPA

Specialties & Services

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


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


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.