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About Dr. Laurence E Dahners

Dr. Laurence E Dahners, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chapel Hill, NC. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence E Dahners is Good. Dr. Laurence E Dahners has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Laurence E Dahners is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University North Carolina Campus Health Services

320 Emergency Room Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Specialties

Dr. Laurence E Dahners has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    24 Expertise

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bone Fracture
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Instability
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Femoral Fractures
  • Osteotomy
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Rupture
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Hip Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Laminectomy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)

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Reviews

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Very bad orthopedic care left me permanently disabled
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Totally disrespectful and disassociated

Dr Dahners treated me for a tib fracture after I waited 2 weeks for him to to return from leave over the holidays. No big deal about that but upon treating me he said everything was fine. I returned several weeks later with an infection caused by the hardware. At that time Dr Dahners accused me of being malnourished several times until several nurses stuck up for me. He was very rude in his bedside manner and would not listen to me. In his care I was terrified, his bedside manner was rude, his resident surgegeons were reflective of his demeanor and he should be reprimanded,

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A WONDERFUL DOCTOR-HE SAVED MY LIFE

I HAD A OPEN, COMPOUND, COMMINUTED TIB-FIB FRACTURE BACK IN 1987 AND AFTER NUMEROUS SURGERIES, EXTERNAL FIXATORS AND INTERNAL FIXATORS HE SAVED MY LEG. HE HAD ME WALKING IN A LITTLE OVER A YEAR, WHILE OTHER DOCTORS WANTED TO AMPUTATE MY LEG.AND I WAS BACK TO WORKING ON AN AMBULANCE WITHIN 2 YEARS.

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Failed to diagnose bone disease

Dahners failed to diagnose bone disease in 2010 when he first had an appointment with me. Then when I was hospitalized at UNC, he again missed the bone disease. I almost died. I had to find an orthopedic surgeon 1000 miles away to save my life. Dahners is, in my experience, incompetent.

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40 minutes
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patient with hip replacement

Dr Dahners is a wonderful person, first, and a really outstanding surgeon also. He took time with our family to go over procedures and such prior to surgery; and followed up with how things went during surgery. He took time to explain and answer our concerns. We recently saw him again and found him to be the exact same - kind, generous, patient, helpful and knowledgable. Wonderful!

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  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • University Of Kansas Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Laurence E Dahners accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

University North Carolina Campus Health Services, 320 Emergency Room Dr, Chapel Hill, NC

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