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dr.-thomas-benton-kelso-ii-md

Specializes in Sports Medicine, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

509 Olde Waterford Way; Suite 103
Leland, NC
(910) 457-4789; (910) 755-7217

(Average of 4.1 in 7 ratings)

Dr. Thomas Kelso works as an orthopedic trauma specialist, orthopedic reconstructive surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Kelso average 4.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Dr. Kelso accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Kelso is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society and Fellow, AAOS, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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michael-mark-marushack-md

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

509 Olde Waterford Way; Suite 103
Leland, NC
(910) 457-4789; (910) 458-8884

(Average of 4 in 10 ratings)

Clinical interests: Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Marushack is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement (arthroplasty), and arthritis. Dr. Marushack's hospital/clinic affiliations include New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending the University of Utah School of Medicine, Dr. Marushack completed his residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis.

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mark-dupree-foster-md

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery

509 Olde Waterford Way; Suite 103
Leland, NC
(910) 457-4789; (910) 371-3331

(Average of 4.1 in 8 ratings)

Clinical interests: Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Deformity, Pain, Trauma/Fractures, Trauma/Fractures, Pediatric ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Foster works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Foster graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Foster is professionally affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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eric-jon-lescault-do

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery

509 Olde Waterford Way; Suite 103
Leland, NC
(910) 457-4789; (910) 458-8884

(Average of 3 in 2 ratings)

Dr. Eric Lescault sees patients in Southport, NC, Carolina Beach, NC, and Leland, NC. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Dr. Lescault takes Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Lescault is a graduate of the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:
  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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