Orthopaedic Associates is now CONA

CONA’s Dr. Mitchell Serves Victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

CONA’s very own Dr. David Mitchell traveled to Puerto Rico on Sept. 22 with a team of 33 people throughout S.C. to aid in hurricane relief efforts. Nearly one month after Maria made landfall, residents are still struggling to find necessities such as running water and basic medical supplies.

Dr. Mitchell and team established a temporary headquarters and helped to treat up to 100 residents per day. “We went to go assess area hospitals in Puerto Rico so they could personally tell us what was needed. When there is a disaster, you have to be very flexible,” Mitchell said. “Things that seem easy to do are not.”

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With Spartanburg SC roots since 1962, our combined practice of orthopaedics and neurosurgery is comprised of expert board-certified physicians treating a range of conditions with the latest in medical technologies.

The physicians of the newly-formed practice, Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates (CONA), offer the most advanced training and experience in orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery and pain management in the Upstate SC region. The practice offers a synergistic approach for the spine, skeletal system, nervous system and supporting structures, meaning total quality care for your optimal health!