OrthoCarolina adds 7 specialists to meet growing demand

Written by Angie Stewart | September 18, 2019 | Print  |

Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina hired seven orthopedic physicians across multiple locations.

The practice now has a team of 141 physicians. Its new additions will accommodate growing demand for orthopedic services in suburban areas, OrthoCarolina CEO Bruce Cohen, MD, said in a press release.

OrthoCarolina's new team members are:

1. Malick Bachabi, MD, a foot and ankle specialist joining OrthoCarolina Concord (N.C.)
2. Michael "Canaan" Prater, DO, a hip and knee specialist at the Gastonia, N.C., office
3. Brian Opalacz, DO, a sports medicine specialist at the Shelby, N.C., location
4. Jesse Otero, MD, PhD, a hip and knee specialist at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte
5. Bryan Saltzman, MD, a sports medicine specialist practicing at the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center in Charlotte
6. Andrea Staneata, MD, a spine specialist based at OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem (N.C.)
7. Adam Wegner, MD, PhD, a spine specialist joining the Winston-Salem office

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