Ian D. Archibald, MD

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Ian Archibald at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC
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Specialties: Ankle, Hand, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Sports Medicine, and Wrist

Dr. Ian Archibald is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in ankle, hand, hip, total joint replacement, knee, sports medicine, and wrist care. Dr. Archibald began practicing at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in 2005.

After completing his bachelor's degree in human biology at The University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand, Dr. Archibald went on to receive a bachelor of medicine as well as a bachelor of surgery at The University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, also in Auckland, New Zealand. Thereafter, he did his internship in surgery at Auckland District Health Board. After completing his internship, he moved to the United States and completed his residency in orthopaedics at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Archibald is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Archibald enjoys skiing, biking, traveling (especially back to New Zealand), spending time with his family and grandchildren, and cooking.

Undergraduate

The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 1975

Graduate Studies

The University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Auckland, New Zealand, 1977

Internship, Surgery

Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand, 1978-1979

Residency, Orthopaedics

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, 1979-1983

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, North Carolina Medical Society
Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center

Honors

Medical Advisor Southern Division, National Ski Patrol
Medical Advisory Committee, National Ski Patrol
Musculoskeletal Council, Gaston Memorial Hospital
Physician Recognized by Nurses Award, Gaston Memorial Hospital

Medical Interests

Carpal Tunnel Release
Hand Surgery
Total Joint Replacement
Sports Medicine
Ski Injuries
Fracture Management

  • “Dr. Archibald was great today. Very caring and understanding. I truly appreciate being able to see him today. Thank you, Dr. Archibald, for helping me today.”
    – Archibald F.
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By Ian D. Archibald, M.D., F.A.C.S., CIME

Despite the recent balmy weather, many of you may be ready to take a trip to the ski slopes for skiing, snowboarding, or other snow sport activities. There are approximately 500 ski areas in North America to choose from....

By Ian D. Archibald, M.D., F.A.C.S., CIME

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common nerve disorder caused by compression of the median nerve as it passes across the wrist into the hand and through a region known as the carpal tunnel. Many factors contribute to the cause of...

By Ian D. Archibald, M.D., F.A.C.S., CIME

Knee replacement surgery has gained universal acceptance for restoring the functions of walking, activities of daily living, and light recreational activities in patients disabled by arthritis. Over 300,000 of...