Meet Dr. Brett Gilbert, MD | Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Brett Gilbert, MD is an orthopedic surgeon who earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, and his medical doctorate from Duke University School of Medicine. At Duke he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency with Duke Orthopedics. He specialized his medical education by training with an adult joint reconstruction fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

With a board certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Gilbert specializes in treating arthritis in the hip and knee. He and his staff have experience and expertise in many orthopedic treatment options and surgeries for joints, ligaments, tendons, and other elements of the musculoskeletal system.

As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Gilbert is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association. He is commonly known among patients and medical professionals alike for his kind and compassionate nature. His practice shows that he truly cares for his patients; their wellness and health are his top priority.

Dr. Gilbert has received numerous awards for his generosity, great spirit, and dedication to medical excellence as an orthopedic surgeon. Some of his recent awards include:

  • Patients’ Choice Award
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area
  • Top 10 Doctor – City
  • Top 10 Doctor – State
  • Compassionate Doctor Award – 5-Year Honoree

Hip Replacements

Hip replacement surgery is a common procedure that an orthopedic surgeon can use to improve the health of someone who has arthritis in their hip. Undergoing total hip replacement through orthopedic surgery can improve greatly improve the health of someone who has arthritis in their hip.

  • Minimally invasive hip replacements
  • MAKOplasty robotic-assisted joint replacements of the hip
  • Muscle-sparing hip replacements
  • Revision hip and knee replacements
Knee Replacements

Knee replacement surgery is a major orthopedic surgery that can restore your joint function and improve your quality of life. Dr. Gilbert’s experience as an orthopedic surgeon, and team of orthopedics specialists are dedicated to providing you with the best possible care during this important procedure.

  • Minimally invasive knee replacements
  • Partial knee replacements
  • MAKOplasty robotic-assisted joint replacements of the hip and knee
  • Knee arthroscopy
Other Orthopedic Specialties

As an orthopedic specialist, Dr. Gilbert works in several other modalities of orthopedic care to help improve joint pain, mobility, and help overall pain management.

  • Computer-assisted orthopedic surgery
  • Gender-specific joint replacements
  • Rapid physical medicine and rehabilitation protocols for faster recovery after orthopedic surgery
  • Outpatient joint replacement surgery

Dr. Gilbert is known for his kind and compassionate nature. He truly cares for his patients, and their well-being and health is his top priority. As a result of his generous spirit and attention to detail, Dr. Gilbert has received numerous awards, including:

  • Patients’ Choice Award
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area
  • Top 10 Doctor – City
  • Top 10 Doctor – State
  • Compassionate Doctor Award – 5-Year Honoree

Undergoing any orthopedic surgery can be frightening as they are invasive procedures. Hip and knee replacement surgeries can be doubly concerning, as these surgeries are extremely delicate and methodical.

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Request A Second Opinion

Dr. Gilbert’s goal is to provide compassionate care, technical expertise, and personalized attention to patients with hip or knee issues. In some cases, especially with tough or complicated medical issues, it is a good idea to take a second opinion from more than one surgeon for a better understanding of your diagnosis and treatment options.

Opinion for Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

As a hip and knee replacement specialist, Dr. Gilbert is available to provide a valuable opinion to help you make clearer decisions about your health.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gilbert, call our office at (919) 788-8797.

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