R. Mark Rodger, MD
R. Mark Rodger, MD

Back, Neck & Spine

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Coastal Region

Wilmington - Shipyard

Dr. Mark Rodger practices in Wilmington at 3787 Shipyard Boulevard. He earned his medical degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Canada. Dr. Rodger completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. He completed his fellowship in Spine/Reconstructive Surgery, Saint Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Spinal Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

In addition to his fellowship training, Dr. Rodger is one of the first surgeons in North Carolina to train and perform artificial disc replacement for the cervical and lumbar spine. He specializes in cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine, minimally invasive spine surgery and robotic spine surgery including:

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Spine Surgery

Dr. Rodger is fellowship-trained in spine surgery and board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Rodger is affiliated and performs inpatient and outpatient spine surgery at Novant Health. He is an owner in the Brunswick Surgery Center, LLC where he performs outpatient spine surgery.

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  • Medical School: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Fellowships: Saint Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Spinal Surgery. Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery


  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • North Carolina Spine Society
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Association
  • New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society


The doctors are wonderful and caring. Dr. Rodger and his staff are the best of the best. I always recommend EmergeOrtho.

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Dr. Rodger was very professional and honest. He did 2 surgeries on me and I highly recommend him and EmergeOrtho.

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