Dr. Ashraf Guirgues

Orthopedic Surgery
male

Locations

Carolinas Center for spine surgery

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Cigna

Medicare

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

I went to Penn for my undergraduate degree in molecular biology and then to Pitt for Med School. I did my residency in Orthopedic surgery at Wayne state university and my fellowship in Spine surgery at OrthoCarolina. I practice in Morehead City, NC.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Licenses

United States: Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
8 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Spinal fracture: The treatment depends on if this is a new fracture or old and on the age of the patient and the mechanism of injury. If it's an old healed fracture th ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus injury: An injury to the meniscus can lead to pain when applying pressure to the inside of the knee while crossing the legs this can be aggravated. Although u ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage injury: Although it is unusual to have early arthritis at such a young age it is possible that an injury to the Cartlidge of the ankle took place even while i ... Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Interesting suggestion. I have an appointment with my doctor on Monday; I'll definitely mention this. Thanks for weighing in!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

DETROIT RECEIVING HOSPITAL & UNIV HEALTH CENTER
Completed 2002

Affiliations

American Academy or Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
ABOS
North American Spine Society
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