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Welcome to First State Orthopaedics

First State Orthopaedics is Delaware’s largest orthopaedic group practice. In 2018, First State Orthopaedics expanded its presence in Delaware by merging with Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware to create the state’s first Delaware-based orthopaedic supergroup. First State Orthopaedics is the only orthopaedic practice that offers convenient office locations in all three counties, throughout the State of Delaware.

First State Orthopaedics has more fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons then any other orthopaedic private practice in the state. We have highly trained physicians that offer specialized care in all facets of musculoskeletal care. Our doctors are routinely recognized by Delaware Today as Delaware’s “Top Docs” with many having the honor of receiving the highest votes in their field of medical specialty. We provide both surgical and nonsurgical treatment for all musculoskeletal conditions and are trained in current state of the art medical techniques. We look forward to seeing you at First State Orthopaedics.

We Offer:
  • Same day appointments
  • Subspecialty care by fellowship trained surgeons
  • Second opinions on all medical care
  • Worker’s compensation and auto liability treatment options
  • In office Xray and ultrasound
  • Two locations for MRI
  • Same day outpatient surgical care options (First State Surgery Center and Eden Hill Medical Center)
  • Cost effective treatment options and payment plans

our specialties

Since the creation of First State Orthopaedics, we have built a multispecialty practice devoted to meeting the needs of our patients. The team of medical professionals at First State Orthopaedics is specially trained to treat a wide range of conditions and injuries that occur in all age groups. We treat patients with problems that range from broken bones to more specific conditions that require highly specialized procedures and treatment. First State Orthopaedics has highly trained physicians that offer the latest diagnostic, surgical, and nonsurgical treatments available.

specialist-body
shoulder
Cervical
Lumbar
Hand / wrist
Knees
Feet
Ankle
hips
elbow

In The News

Jeremie Axe, M.D. selected to the Board of Trustees for OREF

Dr. Jeremie Axe has been selected to the Board of Trustees for the most prestigious research organization in orthopaedics, the Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation. At age 36, he will be the youngest member. His leadership in founding the OREF Legacy Society for multiple generations within orthopaedics was certainly considered in his selection.

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