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When you’re in pain or your range of motion is limited, it can feel as if your whole world has come to a standstill. We’re here to help you get back in action – and feel your best.

Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute offers specialized care for every musculoskeletal condition affecting your bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints and other connective tissue. So, whether you want to get back to peak sports performance or you need hip or knee surgery, we’re ready to provide the very best care to you. Our sought-after specialists are internationally recognized for their expertise and ability to deliver the most advanced treatments, therapies and surgical care in the region. And our OrthoFirst approach to care has been recognized as high performing in orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report.

Treatment Programs and Services: Learn about our OrthoFirst approach to care

Top 10% for Orthopedic Care, Hip and Knee

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center has been recognized as the top 10% in the country for Orthopedic Care, Hip Replacements, and Knee Replacements and Atrium Health Pineville has been recognized as the top 10% in the country for Knee Replacements by U.S News & World Report.

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  • Award-winning care: U.S. News & World Report has recognized our care as high performing in orthopedics and ranked our pediatric orthopedics program, part of Levine Children’s Hospital, as one of the best in the nation.
  • Innovative treatments: Using the latest techniques and technologies, we’re leading the way in limb-lengthening surgery, treatment for rare bone cancers and complex orthopedic trauma surgery.
  • Renowned experts: Musculoskeletal Institute is home to some of the world’s most renowned experts, and patients travel across the country to receive care from our team.
  • Most comprehensive care in the Charlotte region: From common sports injuries to joint replacements to traumatic orthopedic injuries, we provide seamlessly connected care for every type of musculoskeletal condition.

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When you refer a patient to Musculoskeletal Institute, you play a critical role in their care. We’ll keep you involved and up-to-date throughout their time with us. And once treatment is complete, we’ll work with you to transition your patient back to your care.

General referrals or question: Call 704-512-7878

To learn more, visit our dedicated page for providers.

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Second Opinion Saves Leg

Matthew was told he needed a leg amputation following a tragic motorcycle accident. But he was determined to find another way. With the help of Dr. Hsu, a renowned orthopedic surgeon at Musculoskeletal Institute, he was able to do just that.

Watch Matthew's story