Medical Services

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Beaufort Memorial’s experienced orthopaedic surgeons have trained with national leaders in orthopaedic surgery, including at Steadman Hawkins and the Hughston Clinic.

Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists

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 and faster recovery in addition to 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 and adult 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 orthopaedic 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 including anterior hip replacement.





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’s 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 on conservative, nonsurgical treatments that allow patients to maintain active lifestyles.

 

 



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