Carolina Orthopaedics, Coastal Orthopedics and Strand Orthopaedics have merged to become OrthoSC. This new, 27-doctor orthopedic practice with an extensive, specialized staff will serve patients together, effective August 1, 2018. By calling (843) 353-3460, patients can schedule an appointment at any one of their four convenient locations: 210 Village Center Blvd. or 185 Fresh Drive, Suite B, in Myrtle Beach; 2376 Cypress Circle, Suite 300, in Conway; and 3545 Frontage Road, Suite 200, in Murrells Inlet.

With 27 specialty-trained doctors, 11 physician assistants and a certified orthopedic family nurse practitioner at four locations throughout the region, OrthoSC provides unparalleled bone and joint care to the entire Grand Strand community. The practice’s providers have been serving the area’s orthopedic needs for many years, and all OrthoSC’s doctors have extensive training in their respective fields. The stated vision of the new group includes improving the quality of care by standardizing processes and tracking outcomes, lowering costs, collaborating with hospitals in improving the overall level of care and providing better access to patients when and where they need it.

The combined histories of OrthoSC’s providers and administrators have brought many firsts to the region, including:

  • First specialty-trained fellowship surgeon
  • First specialized total joint replacement surgery
  • First specialized arthroscopic surgery
  • First surgeon specializing in spine
  • First fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon
  • First orthopedic urgent care
  • First of many specialized advancements that continue to improve the lives of thousands in the Grand Strand community today

“Through our histories in working with each other, we have learned that, together, we can
provide patients the highest level of care possible,” says OrthoSC CEO Jerald “Jerry” Thomas Forrester, MBA, FACMPE. “We look forward to all the future holds for our practice.”

“We’re excited to be able to join together to coordinate our efforts in keeping our community strong, both physically and communally,” says Dr. Peter Ramsey, fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon at OrthoSC in Conway. “I know that as specialized medical providers, we are all devoted to the continued health of our neighbors and friends, and OrthoSC was formed so that we could better provide experienced care in a united front.”

For more information on OrthoSC or to schedule an appointment, call (843) 353-3460.

The doctors of OrthoSC are devoted to delivering world-class bone and joint care to keep the Grand Strand community strong. With four convenient, state-of-the-art facilities in Myrtle Beach, Carolina Forest, Conway and Murrells Inlet, OrthoSC offers comprehensive, specialized treatment for all musculoskeletal needs, including the back, neck and spine; elbow; foot and ankle; hand and wrist; hip; knee; and shoulder. Our specialty-trained doctors also offer experienced care in joint replacement and revision, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, podiatry, primary care sports medicine and orthopedic sports medicine. For more information on OrthoSC and its doctors, visit WWW.ORTHOSC.ORG or “like” OrthoSC on Facebook.