Mission of the NCOA

The mission of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association (NCOA) is to advance the science and practice of Orthopaedic surgery through education and advocacy on behalf of patients and practitioners, with emphasis on overall quality Orthopaedic health care for the state of North Carolina.

Latest News

May 2022:  Dr. Richard Bruch on the importance of political advocacyGray podcast icon
Listen in as NCOA lobbyist Connie Wilson talks with Dr. Richard Bruch about how he became involved in grassroots advocacy and the importance he places on building relationships with his local legislators and supporting state and national PACs. LISTEN NOW
Gray podcast iconFeb. 2022: Dr. Cynthia Emory on telehealth and preauthorization
NCOA lobbyist Connie Wilson and Dr. Cynthia Emory, Vice-Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, discuss why telehealth licensure and additional flexibility in preauthorization is important to patients in North Carolina.  LISTEN NOW
Gray podcast iconJan. 2022: Listen to the Inaugural NCOA Podcast featuring NCOA President Robert Boykin, MD
NCOA lobbyist Connie Wilson interviews 2022 NCOA President Robert Boykin, MD, regarding the mission of the NCOA and the priorities of the association in the coming year. LISTEN NOW 
Review the latest legislative update just for NCOA members: Read it here.
SAVE THE DATE for the 2022 NCOA Annual Meeting: Oct. 28-30, 2022  Kiawah Resort, Kiawah Island, SC
Download the exhibitor prospectus here.
Covid-19 Resources from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery


Contact Information

North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
PO Box 27167
222 North Person Street
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: (919) 833-3836
Fax: (919) 833-2023
Email: ncoa@ncmedsoc.org


North Carolina Orthopaedic Association


            Managed by the:

North Carolina Medical Society


North Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Street Address:  222 N. Person Street, Raleigh, NC  27601                                 Phone: 919.833.3836 or Toll Free (NC Only) 800.722.1350
Mailing Address:  PO Box 27167, Raleigh, NC  27611                                          Fax: 919.833.2023

Email: ncoa@ncmedsoc.org