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Meet Dr. Saltzman Ortho CarolinaDirector of Research, OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine & Shoulder/Elbow FellowshipAtrium HealthAssistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Atrium Health

  • Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine & Shoulder/Elbow Surgery
  • Specialist in the minimally-invasive treatment of cartilage disorders, meniscus tears, and ligament injuries including ACL tears and multiligament knee injuries
  • Specialist in shoulder surgery, including arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, latarjet reconstruction, shoulder replacement, and reverse shoulder replacement
  • Specialist in joint preservation, offering cutting-edge surgical and non-surgical treatments including cartilage restoration, meniscus transplantation, realignment osteotomies
  • Innovation in the field of therapeutic OrthoBiologics and autologous Cell-based Therapy including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC)
  • Expertise in treatment of injuries specific to the throwing athlete (including "Tommy John" elbow ligament reconstruction)

Team Coverage

  • Head Team Physician Stumptown Atheletic Ravens
  • Assistant
    Team Physician

Clinical Team

What is New in
Sports Medicine?

Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint.


  • Smaller incisions
  • Minimal soft tissue trauma
  • Less pain and scars
  • Lower infection rate
  • Faster healing time
  • Earlier mobilization
  • Shorter hospital stay

Recent & Upcoming

  • Knee Health with OrthoCarolina
    Nov 5, 2019
    Knee Health with OrthoCarolina

    Dr. Saltzman answers questions about your knees on the Good Day Charlotte show.Read More...

  • Managing and Understanding OrthoBiologics in Orthopaedic Surgery
    Oct 13, 2019
    Managing and Understanding
    OrthoBiologics in Orthopaedic Surgery

    North Carolina Orthopaedic Association (NCOA) 2019 Annual Meeting. Greensboro, NC. Read More...

  • AOSSM/MLS 2019 State of the Art Soccer Medicine
    Sep 20-21, 2019
    AOSSM/MLS 2019 State of the Art Soccer

    An Update from Kids to the MLS" course in Miami Beach, FL on 9/20-21 to discuss cutting edge treatment of soccer players of all ages and skill levels Read More...

Current Research

  • ACL Reconstruction
    Yeatts NC, Trofa DP, Montijo HE, O’Neal SB, Habet NAK, Peindl RD, Saltzman BM, Fleischli JE. A Biomechanical Study Comparing Two Femoral Suspension Fixation Devices for ACL Reconstruction. Submitted, Oct 2019. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendon Journal. Read More
  • Scapula
    Zaferiou AM, Knowlton CB, Jang S, Verma N, Forsythe B, Saltzman BM, Nicholson G, Romeo AA. Patient-specific effects on scapular orientation measurements using an acromion marker cluster with multiple calibration poses. Submitted, Sep 2019. J Biomechanics. Read More
Our Happy Patients
  • Dr. Saltzman was very professional and knowledgeable. Fantastic bedside manner. He made me feel so comfortable prior to operating. Great doctor!!... Read More - Audrey Harris in Chicago, IL
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Charlotte, NC 28207 USA
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Honor Medical Society
  • Atrium Health
  • Nova Science Publishers
  • OrthoCarolina
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Orthocarolina Research Institute
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Atlantic 10 Conference
  • National Independent Soccer Association