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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) 371-3331

Dr. Thomas Kelso is an orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Dr. Kelso attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kelso include: Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society and Fellow, AAOS, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Kelso is professionally affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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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

Dr. Mark Foster is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. He 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 rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Foster is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Michael Marushack specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement (arthroplasty), and arthritis. Dr. Marushack is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Dr. Marushack is accepting new patients.

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

Eric Jon Lescault DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
509 Olde Waterford Way; Suite 103
Leland, NC
(910) 457-4789; (910) 458-8884

Dr. Eric Lescault is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Lescault is affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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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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