Medical Services


Beaufort Memorial is on the leading edge of orthopaedic care with a team of orthopaedic specialists, many of whom have trained with national leaders in orthopaedic surgery, including Steadman Hawkins and the Hughston Clinic.

Our Orthopaedic Physicians

James A. Amlicke, M.D.James A. Amlicke , M.D. is a renowned, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and clinical educator. With a special focus on pain management and musculoskeletal disorders, Dr. Amlicke brings extensive experience in orthopaedic care and surgery to those struggling with joint pain.


Edward R. Blocker, M.D.Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Edward R. Blocker , M.D. has been an orthopaedic specialist in Beaufort for more than 15 years. His use of minimally invasive techniques in hip and knee replacement surgery often means his patients experience a shorter surgery, faster recovery, and more successful outcome.


Mark T. Dean, M.D.Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Mark T. Dean , M.D. has performed more than 14,000 surgeries on pediatric, adult and senior patients. Dr. Dean is experienced in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and rotator cuff surgeries well as treatment for foot and ankle fractures, injuries and dislocations.


H. Kevin Jones, M.D.Board-certified orthopedic surgeon H. Kevin Jones , M.D. has been an orthopaedic specialist in Beaufort for more than 25 years. Dr. Jones has extensive experience in hip and knee replacement procedures that often mean a shorter surgical procedure, a faster surgical recovery, and a more successful outcome for patients.


 Evan C. Reese, Jr., M.D.Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Evan C. Reese , Jr. , M.D. is an orthopaedic specialist with more than 45 years of clinical experience. Dr. Reese’s extensive expertise in orthopaedics and orthopaedic surgery helps many first-visit patients determine the most effective course of treatment for their condition or injury.


Ralph F. Salzer, M.D.Ralph F. Salzer , M.D., a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, has performed thousands of knee and hip replacements. Dr. Salzer has a broad range of interests within orthopedics and his surgical interests include knee arthroscopy and reconstruction, rotator cuff impingement repair, and hand surgery.



Leland C. Stoddard, M.D.Leland C. Stoddard , M.D. has experience in diagnosing hip, knee, hand, and wrist osteoarthritis and in providing treatments that range from conservative measures to joint replacement. His interests include hand and upper extremity surgery; pediatric orthopaedics and rehabilitation; arthritis; and, joint replacement.



Scott E. Strohmeyer, M.D.Board certified spine specialist Scott E. Strohmeyer , M.D. has more than 22 years of experience. Dr. Strohmeyer’s clinical interests include spinal disorders, with particular emphasis in conservative, nonsurgical treatments, which allow patients to maintain active lifestyles.

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