Samuel S. Wellman, MD Samuel S. Wellman, MD

Samuel S. Wellman, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Surgeon

4.8 out of 5  (244 ratings, 41 reviews)
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919-684-6166 Office number
919-660-5022
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Insurance

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
Profile
LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
Experience
Joint replacement team

I am a member of a joint replacement team that offers the full spectrum of total and partial joint replacement and revision surgeries, including elbow replacementshoulder replacementknee replacementhip replacement, and ankle replacement

My surgical specialties
  • Hip replacement and other major hip surgery
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  • Knee replacement
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  • Removal of hardware from bones
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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 Joint Replacement Team
15,840
Surgeries Performed by the Joint Replacement Team
15,840
My surgical specialties
  • Hip replacement and other major hip surgery
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  • Knee replacement
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  • Removal of hardware from bones
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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, Duke University School of Medicine, 2002
RESIDENCY
Orthopaedics, Duke University Medical Center, 2002-2007
FELLOWSHIP
Adult Reconstruction, New England Baptist Hospital (Massachusetts), 2007-2008
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Focus and Research
PUBLICATIONS
View Samuel Wellman'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
4.8 out of 5 (244 ratings, 41 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • DePuy Orthopaedics (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Stryker Corp
  • Total Joint Orthopedics
  • Zimmer Biomet Orthopedics