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David A. Rockwell, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


Main Office Number:  910-332-3800
Office Fax: 910-251-0421
Care Coordinator: 910-332-1566




Locations served

2716 Ashton Drive
Wilmington, NC 28412

Porters Neck
8115 Market Street, Suite 108
Wilmington, NC 28411

  • General orthopaedics
  • Worker's compensation
  • Osteoporosis

Medical Degree: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Morehead Scholar UNC-Chapel Hill


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation


Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Physician Profile:

Dr. David Rockwell received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar. He completed his postgraduate training and orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. For over 30 years, Dr. Rockwell practiced community orthopaedic surgery with Goldsboro Orthopaedic Associates. He was a past president of the NCOA. Prior to the merger to form OrthoWilmington, Dr. Rockwell was a member of the Wilmington Orthopaedic Group. In October 2011, the NCOA awarded Dr. David Rockwell, The Honored Surgeon Award which recognizes a North Carolina orthopaedic surgeon who has been notably influential in the promotion of the highest standards of orthopaedic care and has distinguished himself among his peers for the dedication to quality patient care and to the medical profession. Dr. Rockwell provides office based orthopaedic patient care at the 2716 Ashton Drive office and at 8115 Market Street Porters Neck office location.

Professional Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
North Carolina Medical Society

Office Information:

Main Office in Wilmington
2716 Ashton Drive
Wilmington, NC 28412
Tel: 910-332-3800
Fax: 910-251-0421

Porters Neck Office
8115 Market Street, Suite 108
Wilmington, NC 28411




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