Dr. Dellaero is a graduate of Duke University. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed his orthopaedic surgery training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Dellaero has completed additional fellowship training and research in Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy as well as Knee and Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery at the world renowned Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation. He also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine*. He has an academic affiliation with Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Dellaero has a broad range of knowledge of orthopaedic problems, with particular interВest and expertise in the arthroscopic treatment of bone and joint diseases and in surgery of the knee and shoulder.
Dr. Dellaero is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports
Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and has been practicing since 1997.
*CAQ Sports Medicine: The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, in conjunction with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, offers a certificate of added qualification for "those surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional education, a practice characterized by a majority of cases in orthopaedic sports medicine, and contributions to this field of medicine." It is granted to orthopaedic surgeons who are approved to take and who pass a subspecialty examination in sports medicine. Fewer than 600 surgeons hold the sports CAQ nationally.
Baylor College of Medicine
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine
"Adult Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Delivered via Intra-Articular Injection to the Knee Following Partial Medial Meniscectomy: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study" - The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, January 14, 2014 issue; Volume 96, Issue 2. JBJS subscribers can read the web version
Awards & Recognition:
VITALS - 2013 Compassionate Doctor Award
VITALS - 2015 Compassionate Doctor Award
"He is one of a kind. So caring about his patients. He takes all the time you need to tell him about your problem and never rushes. You are #1 in his book. Hats off to Dr Dellaero."
"Great group. Dr Dellaero and his staff have been skilled, kind and very professional in taking care of me through knee surgery and recovery. Couldn't have asked for better care."
See Dr. Dellaero for your Durham orthopaedics services.