Welcome to UNC Orthopaedics!

For over 50 years we have provided superb musculoskeletal health care to our patients, top rate education to our students and residents, and innovative research and knowledge to the orthopaedic profession.  Our physicians are experts in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions for both adults and children. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our doctors, procedures and services.


Read the cover story of Well, the digital magazine from UNC Healthcare.  "Back in the Race" describes how our Sports Medicine team, and a much-needed shoulder replacement, allow a patient to continue doing what he loves.  See how the team can help you!

We are pleased to welcome another new member to our orthopaedic faculty, Vinay K. Narotam, MD.

Dr. Narotam is a pediatrician by training, and his clinical practice is focused on non-operative pediatric orthopaedics.

Dr. Narotam completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Arizona in Tucson, followed by a fellowship in non-operative pediatric orthopaedics at the University of Wisconsin.  His interests include management of clubfoot, developmental dysplasia of the hip and other typically non-surgical orthopaedic conditions in children.  He conducts research on the effects of childhood obesity on the musculoskeletal system.  His primary academic focus is teaching residents and medical students.