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Located on the campus of United Hospital Center, the Bruce Carter United Orthopaedic and Spine Center is a single-story, 57,000 square foot facility which houses Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Pain Management and Outpatient Rehab for a one-stop experience.

Orthopaedic Specialists at UHC

UHC’s specialists have completed fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Ohio State, University of Pennsylvania, West Virginia University and The Toledo Hospital. And they chose UHC.

Christopher Courtney, D.O.
Adult Reconstructive Joint Specialist

Dr. Courtney specializes in adult reconstruction at UHC Orthopaedics. Dr. Courtney received his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV, and completed an internship and orthopaedic residency at Ohio University, St. Joseph Health Center in Warren, Ohio. He completed an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at… Read More

David Waxman, M.D.
Hip and Knee Specialist

Dr. Waxman specializes in hip and knee replacement at UHC Orthopaedics. Dr. Waxman received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., and completed his residency at West Virginia University, Department of Orthopaedics, Morgantown, WV. He also completed additional training in hip and knee… Read More

Joseph Fazalare, M.D.
Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Fazalare is a native of Weirton, WV and earned his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, WV. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA. He then went on to complete a fellowship in orthopedic surgery Sports Medicine at… Read More

Joshua B. Sykes, M.D.
Elbow/Shoulder/Arthroscopic Specialist

Dr. Sykes is a graduate of University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colo. Prior to coming to UHC, he completed a five-year orthopaedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tenn., a world class training site in orthopaedics and the site of the first organized… Read More

Peter Alasky, IV D.O.
Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist

Peter J. Alasky, IV D.O., specializes in Primary Care Sports Medicine at UHC Orthopaedics. He received his medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV, and a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, WV. Dr. Alasky completed his family medicine residency… Read More

William, J. Dahl, M.D.
Hand Specialist

Dr. Dahl is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to coming to UHC, he completed a five-year orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a Fellowship in Hand Surgery as part of the Department of Orthopaedics at… Read More

Ashley L. Yelinek, DO
Orthopaedic Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist

Ashley Yelinek, DO, graduated with a BS in Biology from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA where she received several academic honors and awards. She then earned her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Medicine at Seton Hill in Greensburg, PA. After her residency in Family Medicine… Read More

Bill Underwood, MD
Neurosurgery Specialist

Bill D. Underwood, M.D., Ph.D., specializing in neurosurgery, completed his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and his medical education, including neurological surgery residency, at Wayne State University, Detroit. In addition, Dr. Underwood completed a Ph.D. in anatomy and cell biology concentrating on traumatic brain injury. Read More


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