Robert N. Satterfield, MD

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For an appointment, please call 252-243-9629.

Undergraduate Education

Wake Forest University BA Chemistry: 1985-1989

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine: 1995
Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University


General Surgery Internship: 1996
Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University


Orthopaedic Residency: 1996-2000
Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: 2002

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa

Society Memberships:

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Medical Association

North Carolina Medical Society Foundation

North Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Wilson County Medical Society

Primary Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Satterfield is a native of Raleigh, NC where he graduated from Broughton High School. He received a BA in Chemistry from Wake Forest University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa as a Junior and graduated Summa Cum Laude. After completing his MD from The Medical College of Virginia (MCV/VCU) in Richmond, VA where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) as a Junior, he then completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery also at MCV/VCU. He then joined Wilson Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology Center in 2000 and lives in Wilson, NC with his wife, Jessica, and their two children.

Dr. Satterfield is board certified/recertified in Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgery, the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Wilson Medical Society. He is on staff at Wilson Medical Center and Eastern Regional Surgery Center in Wilson.

Volunteer and community service within the community of Wilson involves being the team physician for Barton College, Fike High School, and the Wilson Tobs Baseball Team. He is also the Medical Director for the Athletic Training Education Program at Barton College. He is one of the founding members of The Carolina Sports Medicine Institute, a non-profit organization assisting the community with education and sports medicine. He serves in a teaching capacity for PA’s, medical students, and high school students as a mentor. Finally, he is very active at First United Methodist Church and also mentors/tutors at Hearne Elementary School through the Hand in Hand program.