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Werner C. Brooks, MD

Werner C. Brooks, MD

Hip & Knee

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region


Dr. Werner C. Brooks is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery with a specific concentration in Shoulder and Knee Surgery. This includes arthroscopic and joint replacement procedures. Dr. Brooks completed his education at highly prestigious universities. He did his undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then received his medical degree from Duke University Medical School. He accomplished his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He has also served his country in the US Air Force. Dr. Brooks is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society & Henderson County Medical Society. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Brooks has extensive experience in orthopedic surgery from over twenty years of caring for patients in Western NC. He specializes in sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy and complex replacements of the shoulder, hip and knee. His expertise is in performing shoulder, hip and knee arthroscopic and replacement surgeries. His practice encompasses all disease processes of these large joints. Focusing in this manner allows him to offer experienced care and the knowledge to choose the best procedure tailored for each individual patient. His practice has an emphasis on arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement surgery. Patients may have confidence that he has performed thousands of these procedures. Traumatic injuries such as fractures are included in his expertise. He is also experienced with all manner of new procedures afforded by advancements in computer imaging and navigation. In addition, Dr. Brooks provides the full breadth of non-surgical treatment of these conditions. He is delighted to treat many office based orthopedic problems as well. His philosophy of care is a commitment to his patients and their families to deliver outcomes that are exceptional. He strives to understand his patients’ concerns, educate them about their treatment options and tailor their care to meet their individual goals.

He was recently recognized as the “Physician of the Year” by the Pardee Hospital Foundation. This honor was bestowed upon him to acknowledge his accomplishments and outstanding orthopedic expertise.

In his free time, Dr. Brooks enjoys biking, hiking, traveling and spending time with his family. He has lived in Hendersonville for over 20 years.

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  • Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
  • Medical school: Duke University Medical School
  • Internship: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Henderson County Medical Society

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I have been a patient of Dr. Brooks for several years and have always been satisfied with the care I have received. He is a kind and caring doctor and will explain everything. The office staff has always been professional and polite.

Patti P


No one enjoys having surgery. I was so impressed with EmergeOrtho and Dr. Brooks and staff. EmergeOrtho Blue Ridge Region is very professional and compassionate which makes the experience less dreadful. Thanks for all you do for our medical needs. We are fortunate to have this excellent facility.

China P


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