Our new Apex Wake Orthopaedics office location will open on November 19th. We look forward to serving the Apex community!

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Kurt Ehlert, MD

Kurt Ehlert, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon with clinical interests in fracture care as well as superior practice efficiency and leadership.  He began his medical career with the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps in 1993 in Arizona and has since worked in practices as both a practitioner and a leader in Wisconsin and North Carolina.


  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis. (Orthopaedic Surgery) 


  • Medical Degree -- Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Undergraduate Degree – University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certified Physician Executive, American Association of Physician Leadership 
  • Masters Certificate in Healthcare Leadership – Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow); TeamSTEPPS Mentors Committee (Member)
  • American Association for Physician Leadership (Member)
  • American College of Healthcare Executives (Member)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (Community Member)