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Dr. Sean Kearney

Orthopedic Surgery
Vass, NC
male

Locations

Office

Vass, NC

Address

Vass, NC
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My office hours

Wednesday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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About

Bio

As an actively practicing board-certified orthopedic surgeon, I possess up-to-date knowledge and skills in orthopedic and sports medicine conditions and their treatments including sports injuries, fractures, joint arthritis, and other musculoskeletal conditions. I would be happy to assist with any orthopedic questions or concerns you may have.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Nebraska, North Carolina, Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

97 Answers
41 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Recommend surgery: With moderate to severe AC joint arthritis, there are minimal to no non-surgical options. There are no high quality medical studies supporting PRP or other injections for treating your condition. If you condition is interfering with your life significantly, recommend you proceed with surgery. Outcomes are typically good with rather quick recovery for an isolated distal clavicle excision.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Over-Training: You are likely experiencing symptoms of over-training. Increasing fatigue after constant workouts is the first sign of this condition. As this progresses, you could develop tendonitis, bursitis, and overuse injuries. I recommend discussing your training routine with a qualified athletic trainer or coach to help balance your training goals with your body’s need to recover between workouts.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscal Tears: Medial meniscal tears are common in the knee. The type you describe is the most common tear, affecting both the body and posterior horn. Surgery is an option if you continue to have pain along the inner part of the knee and, especially, if you have mechanical symptoms (locking or catching of the knee) during range of motion.

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Testimonials
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Superb orthopedic doctor
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Nov 26, 2015
I very much appreciate Dr. Kearney taking time out of his schedule to answer my question.!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you not slept as single mum work full time and dr rang me said its quite bad tear and large cyst quite visble side knee hard mass i said i cannot at moment take ti...Read More
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thank u so much!i have a long wait until i can see my surgeon for his interpretation of my mri,so i'm very anxious. i did not reinjure, so don't know what happened.my only exercise has been walking.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes mri,been done and still weak,walk with limp. Thanks for ur answers and recommendations.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

Madigan Army Medical Center

Awards

Frank B Smith Research Award, North Pacific Orthopaedic Society
Western Orthopaedic Association, The Harold and Nancy Willingham Award for Outstanding Research Paper

Affiliations

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Society Of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
North Pacific Orthopaedic Society
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