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Andrew Putman, M.D.


Elbow, Hand, Shoulder, Wrist


Hand Surgery

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Dr. Andrew Putman has been practicing orthopedic surgery in the Grand Strand community since 2013. After graduating from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical sciences with a minor in Spanish, Dr. Putman went on to the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, to earn his medical doctorate.

Following his medical studies, Dr. Putman later completed his orthopedic surgery residency training at WellStar Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He then underwent additional specialty training in hand surgery through a fellowship at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Putman and his wife, Joy, currently live on Pawleys Island. Most of his free time is spent keeping up with their three children, but he also enjoys traveling, golf, and outdoor activities.

Dr. Putman is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and also has subspecialty certification in orthopedic hand surgery. He is available to see elbow, hand, shoulder, and wrist patients at our Murrells Inlet office.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences With a Minor in Spanish: Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Doctor of Medicine: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: WellStar Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship: Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Alexander Hoke Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Indianapolis Hand Society
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Carolina Bone & Joint Surgery Center
  • Carolina Coast Surgery Center
  • Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

Medical Interests

  • Arthritis in the Upper Extremity
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fractures in the Wrist and Elbow
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions
  • Tendon Disorders in the Hand and Wrist
  • Tendon Ruptures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Murrells Inlet

    3545 Frontage Road
    Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

    Suite 200 – Orthopedics
    Suite 250 – Physical Therapy
    MRI – Mobile unit located in back of building

    Orthopedics & MRI Phone:
    (843) 353-3460
    Physical Therapy Phone:
    (854) 854-8551

“Very satisfactory with Dr. Putman thus far.”
– John S.
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