About Dr. John Azzato

Orthopedic Physician in Southport NC

Orthopedic Physician in Southport NC

Dr. John A. Azzato was the first Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon in Brunswick County. He has been in practice since 1983. He spent 7 years in practice in Wilmington, NC prior to moving to Southport. Dr. Azzato received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his internship and undergraduate work at Jefferson Medical University and the University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Azzato also had special training at Dupont Children’s Center.

Dr. Azzato is a member of: AAOS; AMA; NC Medical Society; Brunswick Medical Society and the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine and is a Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner.

Dr. Azzato is married and has three children. He has special interest in his community, sponsors and coaches multiple sports, loves palm trees, gardening, boating and spending time with his family. Dr. Azzato is also a team physician for our local high school athletic program.