Raleigh Orthopaedic Welcomes New Physician

August 22, 2019 | By: Raleigh Orthopaedic Team

Raleigh Orthopaedic is proud to welcome a new physician to the practice, Dr. Eskildsen.

Scott M. Eskildsen, MD

Total Joint Replacement

Dr. Scott M. Eskildsen is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in total joint replacement. Dr. Eskildsen is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Eskildsen has a special interest in restoring the function and mobility of patients with knee and hip arthritis through Total Joint Replacement.

He works with patients to develop an orthopedic treatment program that best suits their current condition and will often provide multiple non-operative interventions through the use of medications, injections, bracing and physical therapy. When joint replacement is indicated, Dr. Eskildsen utilizes less invasive techniques to minimize discomfort and improve recovery time.

Dr. Eskildsen began his academic career at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA in Cell and Molecular Biology and History and continued at Tulane University for a MS in Cell Biology. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, VA and during this time he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  Dr. Eskildsen completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After residency, Dr. Eskildsen completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Eskildsen will be joining Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic on August 26, 2019.