Parag M. Phadke, MD

Parag M. Phadke, MD
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Fellowship-Trained: Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery
Specialties: Elbow, Fracture Care, Hand, Shoulder, Wrist

Dr. Parag Phadke is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries and conditions of the elbow, hand, shoulder, and wrist as well as fracture care and upper extremity surgery. He began practicing at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in 2024.

After graduating from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, with his bachelor’s degree, Dr. Phadke earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then moved to Charlotte to complete his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the Carolinas Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr. Phadke committed to an additional year of training in hand and upper extremity surgery through a fellowship with Tufts University School of Medicine and New England Baptist Hospital. Later, he returned to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to earn a master’s degree in business administration.

In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Phadke enjoys cooking, woodworking, and fishing as well as spending time with his family and two dogs. He also values fitness and keeps active through golf, tennis, and youth coaching.



    Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1995

    Medical School

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001

    Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

    Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, 2001-2007

    Fellowship, Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery

    Tufts University School of Medicine/New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, 2007-2008


    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2023


    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

    Professional Memberships

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Medical Interests

    Wide-Awake Hand Surgery
    General Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery
    Surgical and Nonsurgical Fracture Care
    Injections for Hand & Upper Extremity Conditions

    2345 Court Drive
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    United States

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    • “I met Dr. Phadke before I was a patient because he had performed hip surgery on both of my parents. He was very patient and caring with them, so I knew that when I broke my wrist, I wanted him to be my physician. I would highly recommend him to anyone!”
      – Sharon S.
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