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The OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 that exists to facilitate relevant orthopedic research which advances orthopedic treatments, improves quality of life for patients, and educates the medical community.

Unidentified breakthroughs are just waiting to be discovered, but we can’t do it without the support of generous people like you.

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If there’s a better way, we will find it. And when we find it, we share it. We are OCRI.

Advanced Musculoskeletal Research


OCRI is uniquely positioned as both an academic research center and clinical research site servicing industry research. This model allows Physician Researchers to answer clinical questions and concerns through a fast, innovative research approach that serves patients by offering the most cutting edge technology in the industry pipeline.


The OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) offers a wide range of services to conduct a variety of studies, including pre-market drug, device, and biologics trials, as well as basic science, translational, and outcomes-research. OCRI has the ability to take an idea from conception to publication. We collaborate with local scientists to conduct basic science research and have access to a wide array of scientific labs including bioengineering, biomechanical, histology, and orthopedic biology, which houses a vivarium.

OrthoCarolina Research Institute is a fully registered and compliant 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. Our Tax ID number is #:01-0648145 and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of US law.

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