Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Elon, NC Trusts

Do your knees hurt when you walk down stairs? Or ache after sitting in the same position too long? Most people have suffered from minor to moderate knee pain at one point or another–the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic has the resources and facilities to assess and treat your every orthopedic need.

From surgery of the spine to cartilage restorationhand surgery to foot and ankle surgery to total joint replacement, our team of fellowshiped-trained, board-certified orthopaedic physicians have the skill and expertise to treat your every orthopedic injury.

Reliable Orthopaedic Surgeons, Specialists
Looking for a team of highly respected medical professionals who can offer you both conservative as well as surgical orthopedic options? Our world renowned orthopaedic surgeons and specialists are part of the prestigious Duke Orthopedics group in Durham, rated #6 in the nation for Orthopaedic Surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Elon University relies on our orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Lee Diehl, as head team physician of the Elon Phoenix. Dr. Diehl first came to North Carolina with the United States Air Force in 1993. After completing his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2000, he went on to sub-specialize in Sports Medicine at The University of Chicago.

He joined our team upon his family’s return to North Carolina in 2007, where his clinical interests include orthopaedic sports medicine and work-related injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hand, knee, and ankle. He has extensive experience as a team physician at the high school and collegiate level, and currently volunteers for the United States Olympic Committee.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Cartilage Restoration
Dr. Diehl heads up our sports medicine and cartilage restoration discipline at the N.C. Orthopaedic Clinic serving Elon, NC. With his extensive experience and proven background, he is adept in handling the unique needs that come along with dislocations, arthritis, tears, stiffness and other conditions.

Among the many upper and lower extremity procedures the N.C. Orthopaedic Clinic offers our Elon clientele include:




  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • LCL Repair/Reconstruction
  • PCL Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Repair/Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Transplantation
  • Cartilage Reconstruction with Allograft
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
  • Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System (OATS)
  • Chondroplasty and Microfracture
  • Tibial Osteotomy


  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Peroneal Tendon Stabilization
  • Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
  • Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System (OATS)
  • Chondroplasty and Microfracture

Joint Replacement & Reconstructive Surgery

In addition to our sports medicine and cartilage restoration services, we offer a wide array of joint replacement and reconstructive surgery options. When medical issues with your arthritic hip elevate to the point where you feel reconstructive or joint replacement surgery is your best option, N.C. Orthopaedic has the services you’re in search of.

Our Elon orthopedic surgeons specialize in adult hip and knee reconstructive surgery, with an emphasis on the following:

  • Partial Knee Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthoplasty
  • Total Knee Revision
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty (Replacement)
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Muscle Sparing Joint Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery

Alleviate your knee, shoulder, back, foot, neck, elbow & ankle pain today!

The N.C. Orthopaedic Clinic boasts the background, resources and expertise necessary in treating even the most severe orthopedic injuries. For more information about the aforementioned treatment options and more, browse our available orthopedic specialities which include physical medicine and rehabilitationdisorders and surgery of the spinesports medicine and cartilage restorationhand and microvascular surgeryjoint replacement and reconstructive surgeryfoot and ankle surgery, and podiatry and amputee performance services.

To get the best treatment in and most attentive personal care in any and all specialties, contact the N.C. Orthopaedic Clinic. Give us a call at (919) 471-9622 to schedule your personal consultation with our team in the Elon area. Call now!

North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to serve Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, Apex, Burlington, Morrisville, Clayton, Wake Forest, Elon, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Greensboro, Hillsborough, Mebane and surrounding areas.