Dr. Louis Almekinders, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist
27 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Louis Almekinders is Good. Dr. Almekinders has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Louis Almekinders, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Bone marrow inflammation Osteomyelitis
  • Contusions
  • Dislocations
  • Joint Instability
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries RSI
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries Tendiopathy

Education & Awards

Dr. Almekinders graduated from Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam. He has 9 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Tendon Injuries
Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)
New Investigator Award
Teacher's Cup Musculoskeletal Course
Best Doctors in America
America's Top Physicians
AOSSM/ESSKA European Traveling Fellowship
AOSSM Outstanding Service Award


Dr. Almekinders has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Duke University Hospital 
  • Durham Regional Hospital 


  • Dutch
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Louis Cornelis Almekinders MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Louis C. Almekinders practice?
Dr. Louis Almekinders has 3 office locations.
Dr. Louis Almekinders practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Durham, NC.
See Durham Orthopedic Surgeons and Durham Surgeons.