Werner C. Brooks MD

Dr. Werner C. Brooks graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his medical degree from Duke University. He completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He specializes in General Orthopaedic Surgery, Shoulder and Knee Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Total Joint Replacements.

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Knee Replacement Testimonial (Video)

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This testimonial features Dr. Brooks with a satisfied patient, and describes the patient's experience with knee replacement surgery. This video was produced in cooperation with Pardee Hospital.

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BRBJ Important Notice

Hydrocodone-Combination Medications

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EFFECTIVE MONDAY OCTOBER 6TH, 2014

Because of new Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Blue Ridge Bone and Joint (BRBJ) staff and physicians will no longer be allowed to phone in hydrocodone-combination medications. While not a complete list, the more familiar medications included in the new FDA changes are:

  • Hydrocodone - any combination
  • Norco
  • Vicodin

Pharmacists will no longer be permitted to contact physicians for refills for these medications. Patients will be required to present a prescription to the pharmacist for these medications.

Patients must request these prescription refills from BRBJ before 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excludes holidays). BRBJ staff will require a signature from whoever is picking up the prescription.