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Raleigh Orthopaedic Welcomes Two New Physicians

Raleigh Orthopaedic is proud to welcome two new physicians to the practice, Dr. Eskildsen and Dr. Thibaudeau.

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 & 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.

Daniel J. Thibaudeau, MD

Spine Surgery

Dr. Daniel J. Thibaudeau is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery. He specializes in diagnosing surgically treatable disorders of the neck and back, and using minimally invasive surgical solutions and new spinal technologies to treat them when appropriate.

These techniques include herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and vertebral fractures. He believes in exhausting non-operative treatments prior to surgical consideration when appropriate, and in individualizing care based on diagnosis and available treatment options for each patient’s situation.

Dr. Thibaudeau began his academic career at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI in Biomedial Sciences and then Loyola University of Chicago in Chicago, IL for an MA in Medical Sciences. He continued at Medical York College in Valhalla, NY to receive his medical degree. Dr. Thibaudeau completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences in Paterson, NJ. After residency, Dr. Thibaudeau completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Thibaudeau will be joining Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic on September 9, 2019.

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