Announcements

James R. Urbaniak, MD, Sports Sciences Institute is closed from Thursday, November 26 to Friday, November 27. This is in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

James R. Urbaniak, MD, Sports Sciences Institute

Type:Duke University Hospital Outpatient Department, Specialty Clinic
*Hospital-based clinics are an extension of Duke Health hospitals and have additional facility charges. Some insurance companies process bills with a deductible and coinsurance rather than as a co-pay as for an office visit. This may impact the amount of the bill you are responsible for after payment from your insurance plan. Check with your insurance company before your visit to determine what your responsibility will be.

The James R. Urbaniak, MD, Sports Sciences Institute has a 70-year history of national leadership in treating professional athletes, nonprofessional athletes, and recreational athletes. Our doctors, surgeons, and physician assistants offer the best clinical care for people of all levels of athletic skill who want to be more active than their medical conditions allow.

Clinic Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed Closed
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For after-hours injuries, urgent care services are available at Duke Sports Injury and Orthopaedic Urgent Care at Duke Sports Sciences Institute. No appointments are necessary; walk-ins are welcome. The hours are Monday - Friday from 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.

Duke Center for Living Campus - Wallace building
3475 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705-0005
Appointments 919-613-7797    919-613-7797 Office 919-684-5888
Fax 919-684-8598

Clinic Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed Closed
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For after-hours injuries, urgent care services are available at Duke Sports Injury and Orthopaedic Urgent Care at Duke Sports Sciences Institute. No appointments are necessary; walk-ins are welcome. The hours are Monday - Friday from 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.

Types of Orthopaedic Care

Duke Health orthopaedic specialists treat pain and injury to every bone, joint, and muscle.

Services

Sports medicine services offered at this location include:

Our orthopaedic specialists can help you if you have pain or injury to your:

If you need physical or occupational therapy, our doctors can refer you to -- and coordinate your care with -- Duke Physical Therapy Sports Medicine at the Center for Living, which is located in the PepsiCo building right next door.

Our Providers

Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner
4.86 out of 5
919-613-7797
Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.54 out of 5
855-855-6484
Sports Medicine Specialist
4.74 out of 5
919-613-7797
Joint Replacement Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.92 out of 5
919-613-7797
Sports Medicine Specialist
4.78 out of 5
919-613-7797
Sports Medicine Specialist
4.83 out of 5
919-613-7797
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist, Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Imaging Specialist
919-681-5816
Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
4.85 out of 5
919-613-7797
Heart Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation Specialist
4.91 out of 5
919-668-1400
Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
4.61 out of 5
919-613-7797
Physical Therapist, Sports Medicine Specialist
919-681-1656
Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
4.72 out of 5
919-613-7797
Hip Arthroscopist, Hip Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.76 out of 5
919-613-7797
Hand Surgeon, Microvascular Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.68 out of 5
919-613-7797
Emergency Medicine Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist
4.89 out of 5
919-613-7797
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.88 out of 5
919-613-7797
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
4.90 out of 5
919-613-7797
Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
4.84 out of 5
919-613-7797
Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
4.78 out of 5
919-660-5066
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Accepted 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.

  • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
  • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
  • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
  • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
  • Aetna Select HMO
  • Aetna Traditional Choice
  • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
  • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Advantage
  • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
  • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
  • Blue Select
  • NC State Employees Health Plan
  • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • Cigna Choice Plus
  • Cigna Behavioral Health (*Limited eligibility)
  • Cigna Open Access
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • *Please call Cigna Behavioral Heath to see if the provider is participating in your plan.

  • Duke Basic
  • Duke Select
  • Experience Health Medicare Advantage (HMO) Plan
First Health
Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
  • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
Healthgram
  • Humana Choice (PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
  • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
MedCost
  • First Medicare Direct*
  • Medicare Part A
  • Medicare Part B
  • *This is for Wake County only.

MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid*
  • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

OneNet PPO
  • FAMIS*
  • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)*
  • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
  • Optima Plus (PPO)
  • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • *Duke Primary Care, Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, and Duke Raleigh Hospital are not participating with this plan.

  • TRICARE Prime
  • TRICARE Prime Remote
  • TRICARE Select
  • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)*
  • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)*
  • All Savers Alternate Funding
  • All Savers Fully Insured
  • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
  • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
  • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
  • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
  • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
  • United Healthcare of the River Valley
  • United Healthcare Option PPO
  • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
  • United Medical Resources (UMR)
  • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate with the plan.

About Us

The James R. Urbaniak, MD, Sports Sciences Institute is located in the Wallace building on the Center for Living campus in Durham. Once you enter the Center for Living campus from Erwin Road, drive up the hill about 1/4 mile. The Wallace building is the second building on the left. Please drop patients off at the front of the building.

Physical therapy appointments take place in the PepsiCo building, which is the building to the right of the Wallace Building. Check-in is to the right when you enter the building.

If you're a physician who would like to refer a patient, please call 919-613-7797.

Preparing For Your Visit

Getting Here

Duke Center for Living Campus - Wallace building
3475 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705-0005

Parking

Free parking is conveniently located in the lots adjacent to Duke Sports Science Institute.