Orthopaedics Welcomes Jennifer Dye, P.A.-C and Martha Aitken, N.P.-C

Marth Aitken Martha Aitken, NP-C officially rejoined our department as of July 15, 2013.  She is working with Dr. Garrigues as a Nurse Practitioner and will be co-located out of Page Road and Sports Medicine.  Martha completed her MSN, Adult Nurse Practitioner degree this past spring from Duke.  She has contributed many years of service to Duke Orthopaedics in various roles including work as a research analyst and nurse to our former Chairman, Dr. James Urbaniak.

Prior non-Duke experience includes using her nursing degrees and background in Orthopaedics at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, UCLA Medical Center, Duke Orthopaedics of Person County, and Bryn Mawr Orthopaedics.

 Outside of work, Martha enjoys spending time with family, friends, taking care of her two golden retrievers (Molly and Crockett), and is an active member of her church community.

 Martha’s office is on the second floor of our Page Road location – please stop by and introduce yourself!


Jennifer Dye

 Jennifer (Jenn) Dye, PA-C rejoined our department as of July 1, 2013.  She is working in Orthopaedic Trauma alongside Drs. Reilly and Zura.    Prior to her return to Duke, Jenn was working with Alliance Medical Ministry caring for the uninsured residents of Wake County.    

 Jenn is a graduate of the Duke University Physician Assistant Program and received her degree in 2008.  Her work experience before becoming a PA includes the NC Orthopaedic Clinic, Athletic Training, HealthSouth Physical Therapy, Raleigh Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Specialist, and Southern Illinois University.

 When she’s not at work, Jenn enjoys spending time with husband and son.  Her hobbies are ceramics, quilting, and playing tennis.

 Jenn’s office is located at Duke South, 5th Floor Orange Zone.  Please stop by the trauma clinic or the office to meet Jenn!

We’re Hiring – Recruiting Experienced Physician Assistants

stethOrthopaedics is expanding and to support our growing practices, we’re looking to fill 4 Physician Assistant vacancies supporting the following physicians: Dr. Alman/Fitch/Lark, Dr. Nunley, Dr. Toth, and Dr. Stanley.  If you know of a Physician Assistant experienced in Orthopaedics, please share the link below which will take them directly to our posting.