Mission Statement

At First State Orthopaedics we are uniquely qualified to offer you the best in advanced orthopaedic care. Trained at the world's most renowned medical institutions, our physicians have completed advanced training to insure that the patients of First State Orthopaedics receive the best orthopaedic care available. Our surgeons are well-published in medical literature and have gained national recognition for their work. In addition, they serve on the teaching staff of both Christiana Care and the University of Delaware. As physician-professors, they train the students of today to become the healers of tomorrow.

Our physicians have established themselves in both their orthopaedic and local communities. As active leaders in hospital, state, and national medical societies, they have made a commitment to many local, national, and international charitable causes.

At First State Orthopaedics, we take great pride in providing a full range of operative and nonoperative treatment for arthritis, fractures, and overuse injuries. Our areas of expertise include Sports Medicine, Trauma, Shoulder, Hand & Elbow, Hip & Knee, Foot & Ankle, Spine, Pain Management & Rehabilitative Medicine, and General Orthopaedics & Fracture Care.

Our size and experience set us apart, but it is our devotion to treating each patient as a unique individual, providing personal, life-enhancing care that makes First State Orthopaedics the premier orthopaedic practice in the region. Our surgeons and professional staff at First State Orthopaedics have earned the trust of countless patients, and we are ready to help you, too. Our goal is to diagnose and treat orthopaedic conditions so that our patients can return to the activities they love.

  • Highly trained physicians
  • State-of-the-art care
  • A desire to heal

Our commitment to excellence makes you our first priority.