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910-799-0110

910-799-0110
1717 Shipyard Blvd Suite 350
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-640-1813
612 Jefferson St. Suite 16
Whiteville, NC 28472

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CSM Team

Our stellar CSM medical team consists of 3 physicians and 2 physician assistants.

Physicians:

Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Specialists

Douglas F. Messina, MD

Dr. Messina is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee, as well as total joint replacements of the knee and hip. He is fellowship-trained in sports medicine and reconstructive surgery. He has been with CSM since 1997.

Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Specialists

Craig N. Lippe, MD

Dr. Lippe is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacements of the hip and knee. Fellowship-trained in adult reconstructive surgery, he performs total and partial joint replacements, as well as hip and knee revisions. He also performs minimally invasive surgery and computer-assisted techniques.

Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Specialists

Chad M. Fortun, MD

Chad M. Fortun, MD is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon who provides comprehensive orthopaedic care from non-operative orthopaedic injuries to cutting-edge joint replacement and minimally invasive surgery.

Physicians Assistants:

Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Specialists

T. Shawn Fitzgerald, PA-C

Shawn was Dr. Esposito's physician assistant from 2002-2013. He became Dr. Messina's Physician's Assistant upon Dr. Esposito's retirement in January 2014. In addition to working in the Wilmington location, he sees patients at the Whiteville satellite office.