• Exclusive Regional Doctors for PBMD

    GASTON COUNTY’S
    PICKLEBALL TREATMENT LEADERS

    Your Local Experts in Pickleball Injuries

    Our specialty-trained doctors are proud to offer pickleball injury treatment and prevention tips using data, clinical expertise, and experience to keep you conquering the court.

  • We Are Proud to Be
    THE MOST PREFERRED
    ORTHOPAEDIC PRACTICE IN GASTON COUNTY*

    *Independent Market Research Since 2013

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Hurt Today. Treated Today.

We understand that injuries are painful and require prompt diagnosis and treatment. That’s why we’re proud to offer our QuickAccess clinic to treat your bone, joint, and muscle injuries and conditions.

Visit our QuickAccess Clinic for prompt orthopaedic care. Same-day appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

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GET ACTIVE.
STAY ACTIVE.

As the most preferred orthopaedic practice in Gaston County, we're proud to have provided our community excellence in bone, joint, and muscle care for the last 70 years!

Available only in Gastonia, but proudly serving residents in our surrounding communities, our specialty-trained orthopaedic doctors, surgeons, and sports medicine physicians at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center are expertly trained to provide you with the highest level of specialized and advanced care in several areas of orthopaedics, including the ankle, back, elbow, foothand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine, and wrist. Our specialists also offer expert fracture carejoint replacement, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and sports medicine

HOLIDAY HOURS UPDATE

Our office hours have changed for Christmas and New Year's. Have a safe and wonderful holiday season!

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Introducing Dr. Parag Phadke
Dr. Dolly Skeete

DOLLY SKEETE, MD

1974 – 2024

In Memoriam

Where to Find Us

Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center

2345 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054

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CENTERS OF
EXCELLENCE

At Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, we stand committed to delivering exceptional orthopaedic care through our specialty centers of excellence. Each center is dedicated to offering our patients the most comprehensive patient education in their respective areas as well as the highest quality nonsurgical and surgical care through the combined knowledge, experience, and expertise of our fellowship-trained surgeons and specialists.

Hear From Our Patients

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The experience was great. Dr. Zlotnicki was thorough and had a great bedside manner.
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Dr. Zlotnicki is very kind and listens to everything you have to say. He is an excellent doctor.
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Dr. Johnson gave me the information succinctly with no frills.
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"Very skilled surgeon with great bedside manner."
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Dr. Zlotnicki performed a right hip replacement in November. I found Dr. Zlotnicki MD to be an extremely easy person to communicate with. He actually let the patient speak and answered all my questions.