Dr. Joel McClurg

Orthopedic Surgery
Jacksonville, NC

Locations

Office

Jacksonville, NC

Address

(910) 353-1437, Coastal Carolina Orthopaedic Surgeons, PA 237 White Street, Jacksonville, NC
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About

Bio

Dr. McClurg is a Board Certified noted Orthopedic expert focusing on Joint restoration and replacement treatments both conservative and surgical. In addition to being a Medical Doctor, Dr. McClurg also earned a Doctoral degree in Medical Biochemistry. His research interests are in Cartilage repair, replacement and growth. Dr. McClurg trained at The Ohio State University and has received a number of Patient care awards including compassionate physician awards, Patient choice awards, and has been named one of America’s Best Orthopaedic Surgeons by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. Dr. McClurg is currently interest is in using health information technologies to enhance patient care.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

132 Answers
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Big difference: Tendonitis refers to inflammation of a tendon or tendons, carpal tunnel is compression of the median nerve. Both can cause pain, and some of the trea ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Nothing: Djd and oa are two descriptions for the same basic process.
A 25-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Trauma or not: Both are forms of joint degeneration. In traumatic arthritis there is an identified injury to the joint which leads to the degeneration. In degenera ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McClurg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. McClurg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Please invent a cartilege replacement. It could look like a newly unwrapped condom. Produce it in surgical nylon. Roll iit up and insert i
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! AT LEAST THERE'S STILL HOPE FOR THE FUTURE FOR OTHER PEOPLE
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Am 8wks postop; told 6mos recov; soft tissue work ext. expect 12mos
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