C. Tate Hepper, M.D.


OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Tate Hepper specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery, often using minimally invasive techniques. He also enjoys doing research and has published numerous journal articles and a book chapter. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family, golf, jogging, and following UNC athletics.

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Dr. Hepper is an orthopedic surgeon with specialty training in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery and additional training in minimally invasive techniques and microsurgery. His practice focuses on all aspects of hand, wrist, and elbow problems. Commonly treated disorders include fractures of all types; elbow and wrist arthritis and instability; and common hand problems including carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's disease, and thumb arthritis.

Minimally invasive techniques such as elbow and wrist arthroscopy and endoscopic carpal tunnel are often employed. Dr. Hepper also offers nonsurgical options for Duputyren's disease including needle aponeurotomy.

Dr. Hepper is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Hepper was born and raised outside Nashville, TN. He and his wife, a dermatologist, have three children. He enjoys golf, spending time with family, hiking, and following UNC athletics.