Dr. DePaolo

Dr. Charles Depaolo

Orthopedic Surgery / Sports Medicine

Charles DePaolo, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician who specializes in joint reconstructive surgery, direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, cartilage preservation procedures, osteochondral transfer procedures and the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells.


Practice Locations: Hendersonville, Asheville, Arden, Waynesville

Hip Replacements

Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that in some cases can be considered an outpatient operation. We replace the hip joint, cup, femoral head, and neck with a prosthetic component…

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Patient Stories

Lawson Duncan

Lawson Duncan is a retired American tennis professional, touting career highlights of being ranked World No. 47 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals

Lauri Burton

As a Kindergartener teacher, Lauri is constantly on her feet. When she began to deal with arthritis and pain in her knees, it made it difficult to work. She would arrive

Wayne Tipton

Movement has always been a major part of Wayne Tipton’s life. Following years of professional dancing and competing, Wayne continues to teach ballroom dance