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by Staff Writer / Carolina Hurricanes
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic physician will provide care for Carolina players


RALEIGH, NC—The 2006 Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes today announced Dr. William M. Isbell as the team’s new orthopedist physician. Dr. Isbell works with Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, the largest and most comprehensive orthopaedic practice in Eastern North Carolina.

Isbell, a native of Tennessee, completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after graduating from East Tennessee State University’s James H. Ouillen College of Medicine. He completed a prestigious sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York under the direction of Dr. Russell F. Warren. While in New York, Isbell was an Assistant Team Physician for the New York Giants.

“We are excited to provide orthopaedic sports medicine care to the reigning Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes,” said Isbell. “Our physicians and staff are committed to providing the highest quality of musculoskeletal care for Wake County and the surrounding communities. We are pleased to extend those services to the coverage of a professional organization the caliber of the Carolina Hurricanes.”

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic (ROC), established in 1919, is the provider of choice in orthopaedics, offering comprehensive care and a full range of services for all ages. ROC has 19 physicians covering all facets of orthopaedic care, including sports medicine. Along with its work with the Hurricanes, ROC provides orthopaedic care for North Carolina State University, the Carolina Ballet and numerous local high schools.

For more information about Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, contact Karl Stein at 919-781-5600.

The Hurricanes opened the 2006-07 season on Wednesday against the Buffalo Sabres, and will next take on the New Jersey Devils on “Opening Night 2,” Friday at 7 p.m. at the RBC Center. Individual-game tickets for “Opening Night 2,” and all October and November home games are available at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via For information on Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit

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