Welcome new providers to Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists; celebrate the return of Gerald King, MD

October 4, 2019

Haywood Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Abby Maxwell, MD and Charles Maloy, MD to Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists. Maxwell and Maloy join Paul Cutting, MD, Benjamin Debelak, DO, and Kelly Klein, PA-C at the practice which is located at 581 Leroy George Drive, Suite 300 in Clyde. To reach Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists, call 828.452.4131.

Dr. Maxwell completed a fellowship in sports medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. She completed medical school at the New York Medical College after graduating from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Most recently, Dr. Maxwell worked at Charles DePaolo Orthopaedics in Asheville, North Carolina

Dr. Maloy completed a fellowship in orthopaedic surgery sports medicine at the Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute in Elmwood, Louisiana. He completed medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and did his residency with the Indiana University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr(s) Maxwell and Maloy’s arrival coincides with the return of long-time orthopaedic surgeon Gerald King. Dr. King retired in early summer but will be returning November 4 to care for the community at Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists in Clyde.

“We are excited to expand our service to the region by welcoming Dr. Maxwell and Dr. Maloy to Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists while celebrating Dr. Kings return. We have a great team comprising of new providers that bring advanced training and insight and experienced, well-known surgeons that our community knows and trusts,” said Rod Harkleroad, CEO of Haywood Regional Medical Center. “We are committed to caring for those needing orthopaedic care, and athletes of all ages, across the region.”

Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists also offer an orthopaedic walk in clinic for treatment of extremity injuries, broken bones, sprains, sports related injuries among other orthopaedic injuries. The walk-in clinic is available Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am – 4 pm and on Friday’s from 7:30 am – 11 am. No appointment required.

For more information about Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists or the walk-in clinic, call 828.452.4131.

About Haywood Regional Medical Center

Haywood Regional Medical Center, a Duke LifePoint Hospital, is located in Haywood County and offers a comprehensive array of services, including orthopedics, spine services, cardiology, general surgery, women's care, emergency medicine, behavioral health, and includes 12 multi-specialty physician clinics. The campus, located in Clyde, is also home to the 54,000 square foot Haywood Regional Health and Fitness Center, the 44,000 square foot Haywood Regional Outpatient Care Center (includes the outpatient surgery center, laboratory, imaging center including women's imaging and physician practices) and nearby, The Homestead, an inpatient hospice facility. Haywood Regional Medical Center also operates two urgent care centers in the county, in Waynesville and Canton.  For more information, visit MyHaywoodRegional.com.

About Duke LifePoint Healthcare

Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of Duke University Health System, Inc. and LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT), was established to build a dynamic network of hospitals and healthcare providers. The joint venture, which brings together LifePoint's experience in community-based hospital management and Duke's world-renowned leadership in patient safety and clinical quality systems, is strengthening and improving healthcare delivery by providing community hospitals the clinical, quality and operational resources they need to grow and prosper.