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Welcome to the Wilmington Region

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EmergeOrtho of the Wilmington Region is offering in-office appointments as well as several convenient options to receive orthopedic and spine care including Telemedicine Virtual Visits, Same Day Appointments and AccessOrtho, our orthopedic walk-in urgent care service. Your safety is our priority and we have implemented on-going safety measures for in office visits to keep our patients, staff and providers safe during COVID-19. It is our pleasure to provide you and your loved ones with patient-centered, personalized treatment for your orthopedic and spine condition. We appreciate your selecting EmergeOrtho for your orthopedic care.

EmergeOrtho has been providing highly specialized, patient-centered orthopedic and spine care since 1955. Our team of board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists includes 34 physicians, 31 physician assistants and 37 physical therapists, all dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care. Today, we have 7 locations covering 3 counties including New Hanover, Brunswick and Onslow counties with 2 convenient, orthopedic urgent care locations in Wilmington and Jacksonville.

EmergeOrtho offers comprehensive care that ranges from office visits to physical and occupational therapy, and from ACR accredited diagnostic imaging to advanced, minimally invasive surgery. Our team of specialists include: spine, sports medicine, joint replacement and reconstruction, hand and upper extremity, foot and ankle, podiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), orthopedic trauma and pain management.

Many of our locations offer same day appointments, physical therapy services and on-site MRI services. EmergeOrtho is dedicated to helping patients emerge from illness or injury…stronger, healthier and better.

Locations in Wilmington Region

In New Hanover County, EmergeOrtho offers three full-service locations, as well as AccessOrtho our walk-in orthopedic urgent care location and a therapy-only location.

You’ll find two full-service and two therapy-only locations in Brunswick County.

Pender County residents utilize the Wilmington/Porters Neck location, as well as the Onslow County facility in Jacksonville. AccessOrtho, our walk-in orthopedic urgent care is located in our Jacksonville office.

We offer Telemedicine Virtual Office Visits and Same Day Appointments, please call 910-332-3800 to schedule an appointment or request an online appointment.

Specialties & Services in Wilmington Region

EmergeOrtho offers advanced orthopedic and spine care throughout southeastern North Carolina. Our full-service offices include an extensive, highly trained staff that includes fellowship-trained, board-certified experts in every specialty. Most locations offer advanced MRI diagnostics, physical and occupational therapies, and same-day appointments.

For an appointment, call 910.332.3800 or request one online here.

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mild®: Minimally Invasive Procedure, Maximum Relief for Lower Back Pain

mild®: Minimally Invasive Procedure, Maximum Relief for Lower Back Pain

Wilmington Region

Back pain is so common, up to 80% of us can expect to experience it at some point in our lives. While issues may occur in any part of the spine, those who are diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) may find lasting relief through an innovative new procedure called mild® (minimally invasive lumbar decompression)....

Welcome Home—and to EmergeOrtho—Kelly Esposito, MD, MBA, Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgeon

Welcome Home—and to EmergeOrtho—Kelly Esposito, MD, MBA, Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgeon

Wilmington Region

Growing up in Wilmington, NC, Dr. Esposito excelled in academics and sports. She went on to play for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tarheels varsity women’s soccer team (including the 2006 National Championship squad) while earning her Bachelor of Arts with the highest distinction in Journalism and Mass Communication and Biology. Upon...

On October 1, 2020, EmergeOrtho Welcomes Experienced Sports Medicine Specialist Dale W. Boyd, Jr., MD

On October 1, 2020, EmergeOrtho Welcomes Experienced Sports Medicine Specialist Dale W. Boyd, Jr., MD

Wilmington Region

Beginning October 1, 2020, Cape Fear Sports Medicine will become part of EmergeOrtho, bringing together two of the region’s most respected names in orthopedic medicine. “We are excited about what this new association means for our patients,” said Dale W. Boyd, Jr., MD, founder and president of Cape Fear Sports Medicine. “Both practices have always...

The surgery I had with Dr. Rose on my back two years ago and my neck this past October has made a big difference in my life. The best thing about going to the hospital and staff asking me who my doctor was and I told them, Dr. Rose, they always said the same thing, "Oh he’s the best"! I would recommend Dr. Rose to anyone who has issues with their neck or their back.

D. Todd Rose Review


Dr. Sutton was awesome! He gave me an injection in each knee. I was in so much pain when I arrived... by the time that I left, both knees were feeling much better. I’ve had injections in the past that didn’t do a thing for the area injected. Thank you, Dr. Sutton, for relieving my knee pain!

Bill Sutton Review


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As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and occupational therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.

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