Dr. Bradley C Carofino, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Bradley C Carofino, MD, FAAOS


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    Dr. Brad Carofino is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder, elbow, and hand injuries. He has completed advanced fellowship training in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery at The University of Washington and a Hand Surgery Fellowship at The Mayo Clinic. Dr. Carofino is one of a few fellowship-trained shoulder surgeons in the state of Virginia.Dr. Carofino has extensive experience in shoulder replacement surgery and arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs. He performs approximately 100 shoulder replacements annually, which places him in the top 5% of orthopaedic surgeons. Because of this experience Dr. Carofino is involved in teaching shoulder replacement to other surgeons nationally through the DJO Customized Advanced Surgeon Education Program. Dr. Carofino is also working with implant manufacturers to develop new minimally invasive shoulder replacement techniques.Dr. Carofino also cares for athletes with shoulder and upper extremity injuries. He is a team physician for the Norfolk Tides (triple A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) and a consultant for the Norfolk State Athletic Department.Dr. Carofino sees patients in the Virginia Beach and Chesapeake offices. He also volunteers his time to see uninsured patients at the Chesapeake Care Clinic, because he believes the needs of the patient should always come first.Outside of work, Dr. Carofino enjoys spending time with his wife Katy and their three young children. He is a passionate but terrible golfer, and also likes to surf, jog, and coach youth sports.Dr. Brad Carofino is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in shoulder, elbow and hand injuries.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Sports Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    University of Washington Medical Center (Fellowship)

    Mayo Clinic Rochester (Fellowship)

    University of Connecticut School of Medicine (Residency)

    Doctorate - University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Bradley Carofino, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Bradley Carofino, may include:

    Orthopedic Consultation, Spinal Cord Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Follow Up, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Specialist Consultation, Spine Specialist Follow Up, Vertebroplasty, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Brace, Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Cord Second Opinion, Laminectomy, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Hand Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip and Knee Surgery Consultation, Hip and Knee Surgery Follow Up, Orthopedic Reconstruction Consultation, Hand and Wrist Reconstruction, Orthopedic Reconstruction Follow Up, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation, Elbow Replacement Surgery, Osteotomy, Ligament Reconstruction, Orthopedic Trauma Follow Up, Deformity Correction (Post Trauma), Joint Contracture Release, Limb Reconstruction, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Surgery, Spine Immobilization, Allograft Reconstruction, Nail Cement Spacer Reconstruction, Prosthetics, Osteotomy, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Fingers Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Spinal Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Casting and Splinting, Revisional Hip Replacement Surgery, Revisional Knee Replacement Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Realignment, Spinal Cord Surgery Consultation, Orthopedic Second Opinion, Independent Medical Exam (Orthopedic), Orthopedic Consultation (Spine), Orthopedic Follow Up (Spine), Diskectomy / Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation Consultation, Arthrodesis, Arthropathy, Orthopedic Consultation (Ankle), Orthopedic Follow Up (Ankle), Ankle Second Opinion, Knee arthroscopy, Hip arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Consultation, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Follow up and Viscosupplementation

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    The Outer Banks Hospital

    4800 S Croatan Hwy

    Nags Head, NC 27959

    (252) 449-4500

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    Based on 274 reviews

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    Office Experience

    97% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    97% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    74% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    96% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Bradley Carofino an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Carofino has been rated and reviewed by 274 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Carofino, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Bradley Carofino accepting new patients?

    Yes, Bradley Carofino is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Bradley Carofino offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Carofino's office at (252) 449-4500 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Bradley Carofino offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Carofino's office at (252) 449-4500 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Bradley Carofino speak?

    Bradley Carofino speaks English.

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