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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.

Dr. Pappas is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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
  • Grand Strand Medical Center
  • McLeod Seacoast Hospital & ER

Medical Interests

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
“I felt everything went smoothly. Dr. Pappas and the surgery and the surgery center always an excellent help. Such a positive person as is Dr. Pappas. I always appreciate the time he takes to answer questions and help me understand what's going to be happening.”
– Joan W.
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