Michael C. Comstock, MD Michael C. Comstock, MD

Michael C. Comstock, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

4.7 out of 5  (505 ratings, 82 reviews)
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919-862-5093 Office number
919-862-5605
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
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ABOUT ME

I have lived and worked in Raleigh for more than 20 years, practicing orthopaedic surgery and enjoying family life with my wife and three children. At work, I have a special interest in fracture care, foot and ankle surgery, joint replacement, and sports medicine. Before joining the Duke family, I served as a team physician for NC State University athletics for 16 years. At home, I stay active with three teenage athletes. As a family, we enjoying hiking the national parks, competing in obstacle course races, and attending many types of sporting events. I look forward to serving you.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Experience
General orthopaedics team

I am part of a general orthopaedics team that provides the highest quality care for arthritis pain, sprains and strains, tendon or ligament injuries, tendonitis, broken bones, and dislocations.

My surgical specialties
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
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  • Knee replacement
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  • Hip replacement and other major hip surgery
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  • Foot surgery
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  • Finger surgery
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  • Wrist neuroplasty
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  • Leg and ankle surgery
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  • Forearm and wrist surgery
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Note: All surgical experience data is from July 2014 through June 2017 and is calculated by individual Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. 

Surgeries Performed by the General Orthopaedics Team
2,480
Surgeries Performed by the General Orthopaedics Team
2,480
My surgical specialties
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
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  • Knee replacement
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  • Hip replacement and other major hip surgery
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  • Foot surgery
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  • Finger surgery
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  • Wrist neuroplasty
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  • Leg and ankle surgery
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  • Forearm and wrist surgery
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Procedures I Perform the Most

Note: All surgical experience data is from July 2014 through June 2017 and is calculated by individual Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. 

Training
EDUCATION
MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington, DC), 1986
RESIDENCY
Orthopaedic Surgery, Shands at the University of Florida, 1987-1992
FELLOWSHIP
General Orthopaedics, Shands at the University of Florida, 1992-1993
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Clinical Focus and Research
PUBLICATIONS
View Michael Comstock's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Overall provider rating
4.7 out of 5 (505 ratings, 82 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.