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Thank you for choosing MUSC Health Orthopaedics for your healthcare needs. Our team of highly specialized physicians is dedicated to providing you with personalized and expedient care. Within our site, you will find information on our services and our physicians. If you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment, please give us a call!


Our Services

Orthopaedics at MUSC Health offers specialized care in twelve areas to best diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate our patients. Our physicians are nationally recognized as innovative leaders in their respective fields, and are committed to finding the most efficient and effective way to manage and treat our valued patients.

Adult Spine Surgery

Specialists at MUSC Health's Spine Center offer the most advanced techniques and employ the most advanced technology such as motion preserving surgery (artificial joints) for spinal reconstruction. Additionally, we are discovering and promoting better ways of serving our patients through our cutting edge research.

Foot and Ankle Surgery

The MUSC Health Foot and Ankle program specializes in treating a variety of injuries, including foot and ankle trauma, vehicular and sports injuries, as well as chronic conditions, such as arthritis and tendonitis.

General Orthopaedics

Our General Orthopaedics Service offers a wide array of non-operative treatment options for common musculoskeletal problems, and can help to diagnose and route you to the appropriate specialty service if surgical treatment is required.

Hand, Wrist, and Microvascular Surgery

The MUSC Health Hand and Upper Extremity specialists provide advanced surgical options to correct problems of the hand and upper extremities including congenital/pediatric disorders, traumatic injuries and common problems for both adults and pediatrics.

Hip and Knee Replacement and Arthritis

Our Hip and Knee Replacement and Arthritis Team specializes in both operative and nonoperative treatment of arthritis in the hip or knee, including the state-o- the-art joint replacement procedures.

Orthopaedic Oncology

The Orthopaedic Oncology Team in conjunction with MUSC Health Hollings Cancer Center specializes in the treatment of both benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumors.  These include soft tissue tumors and bone tumors.

Orthopaedic Trauma

Our dedicated team of Orthopaedic Trauma specialists offer comprehensive care of fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries, and also offer treatment options for bone infections.

Pediatric Orthopaedics

Pediatric Orthopaedics at MUSC Children's Hospital provides comprehensive care of all operative and non-operative orthopaedic conditions in children and teenagers.

Pediatric Spine Surgery

The Pediatric Spine Service offers both operative and non-operative treatment for spinal disorders such as scoliosis.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service offers non-operative treatment of spine problems including injections and medical acupuncture.  We also offer rehabilitative therapies for chronic injuries and nerve testing for conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome.

Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction, Replacement, and Arthroscopy

Our Shoulder and Elbow team specializes in reconstruction, replacement, and arthroscopy for patients of all ages, ranging from young athletes to active seniors.  

Sports Medicine (including Arthroscopy)

The MUSC Health Sports Medicine team provides state-of-the-art injury prevention, treatment, surgery, and rehabilitation for athletes of all ages and skill levels.


Our Team of Experts

MUSC Health Orthopaedics fields a team of nationally renown surgeons who provide specialized care across the entire spectrum of orthopaedic injuries, ranging from basic fractures through complex spinal tumor treatments – and everything in between.

Adult Spine Surgery:

Eric J. Belin, M.D.
John A. Glaser, M.D.  
Barton L. Sachs, M.D.

Foot and Ankle Surgery:

William K. McKibbin, M.D.

General Orthopaedics:

William Michael Walsh, M.D.

Hand, Wrist, and Microvascular Surgery

Eric W. Angermeier, M.D.
Kyle P. Kokko, M.D.
Vincent D. Pellegrini, M.D.

Hip and Knee Replacement and Arthritis

Harry A. Demos, M.D.
Jacob Drew, M.D.
Richard J. Friedman, M.D.
Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr., M.D.

Orthopaedic Oncology

Lee R. Leddy, M.D.
Zeke J. Walton, M.D.

Orthopaedic Trauma

Langdon A. Hartsock, M.D.
Kristoff R. Reid, M.D.
Zeke J. Walton, M.D.

Pediatric Orthopaedics

Matthew A. Dow, M.D.
James F. Mooney, M.D.

Pediatric Spine Surgery

Eric J. Belin, M.D.
Matthew A. Dow, MD
James F. Mooney, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Emily A. Darr, M.D.

Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction, Replacement, and Arthroscopy

R. Bryan Butler, MD
Richard J. Friedman, MD
Shane K. Woolf, MD

Sports Medicine (including Arthroscopy)

Marc S. Haro, MD
Harris S. Slone, MD
Shane K. Woolf, MD



In addition to our downtown Charleston location,  physicians and staff in the Musculoskeletal Institute also provide services throughout the Lowcountry and beyond. Please see the list below to find a location near you.

Charleston, SC

MUSC Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

MUSC Hospital
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

West Ashley, SC

MUSC Health West Ashley
2125 Charlie Hall Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414

Mount Pleasant, SC

MUSC Health East Cooper
1600 Midtown Avenue, 2nd floor
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

North Charleston, SC

MUSC Health North Charleston
8992 University Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29406

Columbia, SC

Orthopaedic Oncology Clinic at Columbia
Two Medical Park, Suite 404
Columbia, SC 29203

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Our staff will help direct you to the correct specialist to ensure that you are evaluated in the timeliest manner possible.