Michael M. Marushack, MD
Michael M. Marushack, MD

Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Coastal Region

Leland – Brunswick Forest

Dr. Marushack is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and practices at our Brunswick Forest Cutlar Crossing and Shallotte offices. He operates at three facilities including Brunswick Surgery Center, Dosher Hospital in Southport and Novant Brunswick Hospital in Supply. After finishing medical school at the University of Utah, he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. During his residency, he spent an extra two years in a molecular biology lab researching bone metabolism and published several scientific papers. After residency, he finished a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Birmingham, Alabama specializing in the treatment of shoulder, knee and elbow injuries as well as hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Marushack is active in our community and has been the Team Physician for West Brunswick High School, South Brunswick High School, and Brunswick Community College for many years. He has served as Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Surgery Department at Dosher Hospital. For six years, he was a member of the Board of Directors at Brunswick Hospital.

At a North Carolina state level, Dr. Marushack has served on the Board of the North Carolina Athletic Board of Athletic Trainers Examiners for the last six years. He is presently the President Elect of the North Carolina Orthopedic Association.

In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors with his wife and two children mountain biking, hiking and traveling.

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: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt lake City, UT
  • Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship: American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL
  • Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine


  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Society


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Coastal Region

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Highly recommend Dr. Marushack. Kind, caring and extremely competent. One of the best!

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