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Our Practice

Founded in 1952, our doctors at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center have remained the leading orthopaedic experts in the region for more than 60 years. Offering exceptional care for bone, joint, and muscle injuries and conditions, our seven board-certified experts are dedicated to providing compassionate, expert care to make patients stronger.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Erik Johnson at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC

    Erik C. Johnson, MD

    Specialties: Ankle, Elbow, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Spine Doctor Dr. Tejas Parikh at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC

    Tejas N. Parikh, MD

    Specialties: Back, Neck, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Spine
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Christopher Prato at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC

    Christopher A. Prato, MD

    Specialties: Ankle, Elbow, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon Dr. Dolly Skeete at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC

    Dolly Skeete, MD

    Specialties: Hand, Wrist, and Elbow
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. H. Clayton Thomason, III, at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC

    H. Clayton Thomason, III, MD

    Specialties: Ankle, Elbow, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine
  • Photo: Jason P. Zlotnicki, MD

    Jason P. Zlotnicki, MD

    Specialties: Fracture Care, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Sports Medicine
  • Foot & Ankle Surgeon Dr. Robert Olson at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gastonia, NC

    Robert C. Olson, DPM

    Specialties: Ankle and Foot