November 22, 2021
HICKORY, NC – FryeCare Physicians Network recently welcomed Reid Russell, DO, orthopedic surgeon, to his new medical practice at FryeCare Orthopedics, located at 52 12th Ave. NE, Hickory, NC. To schedule an appointment, call 828-304-2527. Same-week appointments are available.
Dr. Russell specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries and conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles. He provides surgical and non-surgical care for patients of all ages and has a special interest in sports medicine for high school and college athletes. In addition to his new medical practice, Dr. Russell will serve as the team doctor at several area schools.
Dr. Russell offers a wide range of orthopedics and sports medicine services, including fracture care, knee ligament reconstruction, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, knee and shoulder arthroplasty, rotator cuff repair, tendon repair, and treatment for shoulder instability.
Dr. Russell earned his medical degree and completed a residency program at Michigan State University in Lansing, MI. He is fellowship trained in orthopedic sports medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD. He has served as a sideline physician for high school football games.
“I am excited to join the Medical Staff at Frye Regional Medical Center,” Dr. Russell said. “I have been trained to care for diverse patients—from student athletes to weekend warriors as well as those who have experienced work-related orthopedics injuries. In addition to treatment and management of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions like arthritis, my patient-centered approach includes education and injury prevention. I’m focused on helping my patients return to the active lifestyle they enjoyed before their injury as soon as possible.”
FryeCare Physicians Network offers preventive, diagnostic and treatment services in a compassionate environment—close to home. The network includes more than 60 experienced providers in a range of specialties, including cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, family and internal medicine, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedic surgery, pulmonology, and vascular surgery. Learn more at www.FryeCarePhysicians.com.