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Steven M. Callihan, M.D.


Joint Replacement & Revision, Knee, Shoulder

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Originally from Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Steven Callihan graduated from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in biology. He went on to earn his doctor of medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.

After medical school, Dr. Callihan underwent an internship and orthopedic residency training at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Callihan is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Callihan played college football as a split end, earning most valuable player status his final two years and making five pass-receiving records at the University of Rochester. He has also been a Dunes Club Singles and Doubles Champion two years in a row, and as an athlete, Dr. Callihan understands the importance of an active, healthy lifestyle and staying pain-free.

Dr. Callihan enjoys getting outdoors with fishing, hunting, and playing tennis. He also enjoys attending local sports activities with his children.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology With a Minor in Biology: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
  • Internship: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
  • Orthopedic Residency: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • Horry County Medical Society
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association

Team Affiliations

  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Local Area High Schools

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Carolina Bone & Joint Surgery Center
  • Conway Medical Center
  • Grand Strand Medical Center

Medical Interests

  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder
  • Total Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee
“Dr. Callihan is very knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable with his diagnosis. He was able to repair a torn meniscus and clean up some arthritis around the knee which resulted in taking the pain away.”
– Barbara H.
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