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WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
222 Ashville Ave.
Suite 20
Cary, NC 27518
120 Healthplex Way
Suite 206
Apex, NC 27502
8001 T.W. Alexander Drive, Suite 224
WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
Raleigh, NC 27617
3009 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Office
Raleigh, NC 27610
Biography

Dr. Kristin Alves is a fellowship trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. A North Carolina native, Dr. Alves received her bachelor's degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and crossed the 8-mile divide for medical school at the University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill. She completed her orthopaedic surgical residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program in Boston, Massachusetts. She then completed her fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital with a focus on lower extremity, limb deformity, neuromuscular care, hip preservation and comprehensive orthopaedic care from infancy through young adulthood.

Dr. Alves' clinical interests include the operative and non-operative treatment of pediatric traumatic injury, conditions of the pediatric lower extremity and pediatric food and ankle conditions. She has had additional training with a traveling fellowship at the International Center for Limb Lengthening in Baltimore, Maryland, working on developing skills in limb deformity and lengthening.

Dr. Alves worked on several outreach and international projects to increase knowledge of pediatric orthopaedic care worldwide. She enjoys taking care of complex challenges of traumatic and congenital limb deformity and caring for the unique injuries of growing children and adolescents.

In her free time, Dr. Alves enjoys spending time with her husky Houdini hiking on trails and exploring the mountains whenever possible.

Clinical Interests
Operative and non-operative treatment of pediatric traumatic injury, conditions of the pediatric lower extremity and pediatric food and ankle conditions
Undergraduate Degree
Duke University, Durham, NC (Neuroscience)
Masters
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Medical School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Residency
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program, Boston, MA (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery)
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