Patient Reviews

At Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, we are privileged to serve the bone, joint, and muscle needs of our community in Gastonia and the surrounding areas. 

We invite you to explore the stories of our past and present patients to learn more about the expert, compassionate care we have to offer you and your loved ones. 

  • “I am very satisfied with Dr. Zlotnicki and his recommendations. He is a great doctor.”
    – Ann M.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki was great at explaining everything to me. He is excellent at what he does. I have no insurance, and he still treated me like he cared about my health. He is a fantastic doctor, and I recommend him to anybody. He cares about his patients. No matter what.”
    – Karen W.
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  • “Very polite and understanding. I’m glad I was able to see Dr. Skeete.”
    – Rebecca H.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki was very informative and professional. He answered all my questions.”
    – Rosalie H.
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  • “I thought Dr. Zlotnicki was very patient and concerned about my reason for being there. He explained what he thought my problem was and mapped out a treatment plan.”
    – Stephen W.
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  • “I have relief after one injection in my knee from Dr. Zlotnicki.”
    – Lana G.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki is very kind and listens to everything you have to say. He is an excellent doctor.”
    – Deborah N.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki was excellent. He explained very well and was very professional.”
    – Ada G.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki was very down-to-earth and a pleasure to interact with. I was very comfortable the entire visit.”
    – Kevin M.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki was informative and listened. After a thorough review of the upcoming surgery, he asked if we had questions, and he answered them. He was kind and encouraging. I would highly recommend his services.”
    – Carol D.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki is awesome. He takes time to ask questions and understand your needs. He is so professional and a very nice and happy man.”
    – Miriam C.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki is very good.”
    – Ella P.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki explained everything. My knees are so bad. Can't wait for my knee replacement on both. He'll do the right one first. Little nervous, but ready to be able to walk without a lot of pain or no pain. He said he'll fix my knees. The staff was also great in his office.”
    – Todd S.
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  • “Great. Dr. Zlotnicki is very professional and explains everything in detail.”
    – Rose H.
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  • “Dr. Parikh is excellent. Thorough exam, explaining his initial diagnosis and the follow-up plan.”
    – Vicki H.
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  • “Dr. Parikh and the staff are super friendly and nice.”
    – Tracy S.
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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.”
    – Brenda R.
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  • “I went to see Dr. Zlotnicki due to many years of pain in my knees. I had been advised over the past years that for me to keep getting shots to alleviate the pain was not going to last and that I needed total knee replacements on both legs. Dr. Zlotnicki recommended that I immediately do one knee and then do the other later. I chose to do my left knee first. Dr. Zlotnicki operated four weeks ago today. The operation was a total success! I have been doing my physical therapy for the last four weeks and now have a greater range of motion than in years with my left leg. There is still some stiffness in the knee, but that is constantly decreasing. The pain I had in that knee is gone. I will have Dr. Zlotnicki replace the knee in my right leg next winter.”
    – Carson D.
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  • “Dr. Zlotnicki was by far the most impressive doctor I have ever met in all my years. This is why: he was easy to talk with, did not act hurried, answered all my questions, seemed genuine in doing what was best for me, spoke in terms I could understand, did not have the superior attitude so often found in physicians, and I felt very reassured of his competence.”
    – Frances B.
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  • “My appointment was a follow-up regarding an issue with my knee. We also discussed an issue regarding my rotator cuff, of which Dr. Zlotnicki provided exercise literature for strengthening it. This was my 2nd appointment with him, and I highly recommend him to anyone with orthopedic issues.”
    – Charles T.
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  • “Dr. Thomason is very personable, and he listens to me snd answers my questions clearly. He responds when urgent help or information is needed.”
    – Martha S.
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  • “I think Dr. Zlotnicki was great. He did knee replacement surgery. Everything went great. I can’t wait to get my other knee done.”
    – Lila H.
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  • “Dr. Parikh is a very professional, intelligent doctor that will take the time to answer your questions.”
    – John F.
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  • “Dr. Skeete does an amazing job!”
    – Mark C.
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  • “Very pleased with the visit with Dr. Skeete. Trying to find the main root of my problem.”
    – Willian H.
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