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Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight:  Marc A. Aiken, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlight: Marc A. Aiken, MD

by Natalie (SU)
Sports Medicine, Trauma, and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship trained and board-certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark A. Aiken of Watauga Orthopaedics specializes in Sports Medicine, Trauma, and Reconstructive Surgery. Watauga Orthopaedics’ reputation as one of the premier orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation practices in the Tri-Cities area of northeastern Tennessee was earned the old-fashioned way: by providing exceptional care, one patient at a time. Nobody understands that better than Dr. Aiken, who has been caring for patients in the Tri-Cities area since 1988.

Don’t Play the Waiting Game; Treat Trauma & Fractures at Urgent Care

Don’t Play the Waiting Game; Treat Trauma & Fractures at Urgent Care

by Shearly (SU)
According to Cigna, the average emergency room wait is about 4.5 hours, and the average cost – around $2,259 without insurance. That’s a steep price to pay and a colossal time commitment for most. According to AAOS Now, a publication by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, today’s patients are demanding faster and more accessible treatment for Orthopedic care.


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