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Alexander J. Pappas, M.D.


Ankle, Foot


Foot and Ankle Surgery

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Dr. Alexander Pappas has been providing orthopedic foot and ankle care to the Grand Strand community since 2008. Dr. Pappas received his bachelor of science degree in biology from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where he went on to finish his medical studies at the Medical University of South Carolina, including the completion of a preliminary surgical internship.  

After his internship training, Dr. Pappas underwent an orthopedic surgery residency at The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He decided to further specialize in the field of orthopedic foot and ankle care and pursued additional training by completing a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at OrthoCarolina Foot & Ankle Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Specializing in the latest technologies, Dr. Pappas has performed 100 total ankle replacements for patients suffering from athritis of the ankle. 

Dr. Pappas is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is available to see foot and ankle patients in Myrtle Beach at our Carolina Forest office.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
  • Doctor of Medicine: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Preliminary Surgery Internship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship: OrthoCarolina Foot & Ankle Institute, Charlotte, NC


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • Horry County Medical Society
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Carolina Bone & Joint Surgery Center
  • Carolina Coast Surgery Center
  • Grand Strand Medical Center
  • McLeod Seacoast Hospital 

Medical Interests

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Myrtle Beach – Carolina Forest

    210 Village Center Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

    Suite 100 – Physical Therapy
    Suite 120 – MRI
    Suite 150 – Pain Management
    Suite 200 – Orthopedics

    Orthopedics, MRI & Pain Management Phone:
    (843) 353-3460
    Physical Therapy Phone:
    (843) 712-7023

“Always pleasant, professional, and positive.”
– Paulette K.
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