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Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Panther Creek

6715 McCrimmon Parkway Suite 100 Cary, NC 27519

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The entrance for the surgery center is located on the lower level of the UNC Healthcare at Panther Creek building.

Surgery Center:
By Appointment
Monday – Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Special Office Hours:
There are currently no non-holiday office closings.
We are closed for:
New Year’s Day
Labor Day
Memorial Day
Thanksgiving Day
Independence Day
Christmas Day

Location Overview

About Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Panther Creek

The Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Panther Creek opened in September 2020. A partnership between Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, UNC Rex, and UNC Health provides patients with orthopedic surgical excellence of all orthopedic injuries in an outpatient setting. This 24,290 square foot facility is the second outpatient surgery center in the Triangle to specialize exclusively in orthopedics, and will give thousands of patients easier access to high-quality, cost-effective orthopedic services each year.

Click here to learn more about the Surgery Center.

Why choose us

Why Choose the Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Panther Creek?

It doesn’t get more cutting edge in Eastern North Carolina. This brand new facility provides patients needing outpatient orthopedic surgery in the Cary-Panther Creek region with an optimal experience from start to finish. We know surgery can be stressful, so we’ve made your surroundings stress-free, comfortable, and inviting. We know recovery can be tough, so we use the best technology and methods to ensure that you’re back to your normal life as quickly as possible. 

Patient care has and always will be the mandate for any Raleigh Orthopaedic clinic or surgical center. It starts with proper diagnosis and customer care from your very first visit, but continues well beyond encouraging patients to be active participants during their recovery. We’re a part of this community too, which is why we also provide charity care on a case-by-case basis.

To ensure that we maintain the long-term trust of our patients, Raleigh Orthopaedic will survey patients for up to a year past their surgical date.

Our Specialists

Orthopedic Surgeons at the Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Panther Creek

The following are the board-certified and board-eligible, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons available at the Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Panther Creek:

Daniel J. Albright, MD
Total Joint Replacement
Joseph U. Barker, MD
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy
Matthew T. Boes, MD
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy & Total Joint Replacement
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David W. Boone, MD
Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery
Edwin R. Cadet, MD
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy
G. Hadley Callaway, MD
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy
Michael J. Casale, MD
Foot & Ankle Surgery
John B. Chiavetta, MD
Total Joint Replacement
David M. Dare, MD
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy
Scott M. Eskildsen, MD
Total Joint Replacement
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William M. Isbell, MD
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy
Edward W. Jernigan, III, MD
Hand, Upper Extremity & General Orthopedics
Kevin J. Logel, MD
Foot & Ankle Surgery
David Clinton McNabb, MD
Total Joint Replacement
Mark R. Mikles, MD
Neck & Spine Surgery
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Joseph J. Schreiber, MD
Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Arthroscopy
Daniel J. Thibaudeau, MD
Neck & Spine Surgery
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Harrison G. Tuttle, MD
Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine
Bradley K. Vaughn, MD, FACS
Total Joint Replacement
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Tyler Steven Watters, MD
Total Joint Replacement
Scott M. Wein, MD
Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Arthroscopy
Robert T. Wyker, MD
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy & Total Joint Replacement

Reviews

Over 100+ Google Reviews

Thank you, Nurse Natalgia!!!! You are a phenomenal nurse and I appreciate your attentiveness and how well you thoroughly explained what was/would happen during my procedure. You are the greatest! Of the OR team of nurses that took care of me during my surgical procedure, you ladies are phenomenal as well and I thank you all so much for taking great care of me during my procedure and ensuring me that you would!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!
Oretha Ortiz
Oretha Ortiz
Extremely professional while being friendly and personable. The Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center provides seamless attention to detail--as a surgery patient, I valued having a pre-op nurse (Debbie) whose knowledge and expertise is truly outstanding. From Dr. Watters to the anesthesiology team, to the recovery nurses, they all kept me apprised of where I was at in the process. Another outstanding experience--thank you!
Sherryl McLaughlin
Sherryl McLaughlin
The staff was amazing. I had two surgeries in two weeks and I felt like I was in excellent hands both times. Each facility was extremely clean and the staff was very polite.
William Irving
William Irving
Always professional and always courteous! If I have to do it again, I would definitely choose Raleigh Ortho.
DION MITCHELL
DION MITCHELL
Very comfortable and professional. My first operation at 64 and was completely relaxed with all staff and Doctors. Will be getting other shoulder done when I heal.
George Nilsen
George Nilsen
All of the staff at Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center were very friendly and helped ease my mind about my procedure by communicating and keeping me informed every step of the way. Thank you All!
Jenny Lundergan
Jenny Lundergan
I would HIGHLY recommend Raleigh Ortho to any/everyone, would even recommend to my 90 year grandmother. Every dealing with RO has been exceptional, very professional and very polite. My surgeon, Mr. Barker, was very professional, attentive, knowledgeable, and friendly (I could go on and on) and I feel very blessed to have him as my surgeon. Him and his team are very professional and make you feel at ease, at all times. I feel very blessed to have had him as my doctor/surgeon.
Joe Dunn
Joe Dunn
The staff was wonderful. I had surgery on my shoulder. The facility is very clean and I felt very well taken care of. I highly recommend the surgery center.
Ann Mahlitz
Ann Mahlitz
Overall great experience with diagnosing my Achilles’ tendon rupture to the surgery. Everyone is extremely professional, friendly, and educated. My surgeon Dr. Michael Casale, did a great job with informing me about the surgery, recovery expectations, and pain management. Would recommend this team to anyone with an Achilles Tendon tear/rupture.
Alexander Michael
Alexander Michael
Thank you to MATTHEW T BOES, MD! Definitely recommend this Surgery Center!
Shavkat Irmukhamedov
Shavkat Irmukhamedov
TRULY OUTSTANDING!
Bill Williams
Bill Williams
From pre op to post op (carpal tunnel surgery) everything was explained thoroughly. We knew exactly what to expect and everything went according to plan. In our experience, all the professionals at Duke Health are amazing, and the best sign of a great place to work, they are really cheerful.
Connie Asero
Connie Asero
Great experience!!! from the time I walked in and when I came out with my new right knee...
Paul Apollonia
Paul Apollonia
Great place for a cocktail.
Andy Barry
Andy Barry
Surgery is never fun, but when it's managed professionally by caring medical professionals, it goes down so much sweeter.
Mike Hardwick
Mike Hardwick
Incredible people to work with. Dr. Tuttle is phenomenal.
Craig Barbee
Craig Barbee
I had 3 surgeries at the Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center in 2020 and each time the staff were all professional, helpful, and effective. The facility is a clean facility that is conveniently located.
Maryann H
Maryann H
Best surgery experience I've had! Staff was wonderful. Jose took great care in preparing me for my operation. Highly recommend Dr. Tuttle as he is not only kind and considerate of your needs, he's highly skilled as a surgeon. I had the same operation on my right hand 3 years ago with different doctor and practice. My recovery for that was horrible with months of pain. This time, I'm 5 days post recovery and have had very little discomfort. Even went for a run. Thank you to the team and especially Dr. Tuttle!!
Debra Hurst
Debra Hurst

Additional Information

Additional Location Information

On the day of your scheduled surgery, please arrive at the surgery center 90 minutes before your scheduled surgery time. In case of a change to your scheduled time, our team will keep you informed with as much advance notice as possible. We encourage you to wear comfortable clothing, and bring with you only the following:

  • Drivers license or photo ID
  • Insurance and prescription card (if separate card)
  • Cash or credit card to pay your co-payment or co-insurance as well as if you choose to fill your prescription at our in house pharmacy
  • Any medical equipment that you have received such as:
    • Crutches or walker
    • Sling
    • Brace or Immobilizer
    • Post operative shoe or boot
    • Items such as Ice Units or CPM machines may be left at home

Avoid food and water after midnight the night before. Please contact the surgeon’s office if you are experiencing fever, chest cold, diarrhea or vomiting the day ahead of your schedule.

Please discuss with your physician which medications are acceptable to take ahead of your surgery. These may include:

  • Cardiac/heart medications (especially Beta blocker medications)
  • Most anti-hypertensives (blood pressure medications)
  • Cholesterol medications
  • Bronchodilators (inhaled medications for the lungs)
  • Reflux and heartburn medications (Prilosec, Nexium, Zantac, Protonix but NOT Tums, Rolaids or similar chalky medications)
  • Anticonvulsants (seizure medications)
  • Thyroid replacement (Synthroid and others)
  • Steroids (prednisone and others)
  • Immunosuppressants
  • Parkinson disease medications
  • Birth control pills
  • Opioids or narcotic medications if needed for pain control and only if they do not contain ibuprofen

Avoid taking the following the evening ahead of your surgery:

  • Diuretics (fluid pills such as Lasix and hydrochlorthiazide)
  • Insulin
  • Oral diabetes medications
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Motrin, Advil, ibuprofen, Mobic, Orudis and others)
  • Weight reduction medications
  • Vitamins
  • Herbal medications or similar supplements

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

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  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
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  • Prime Health
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