Orthopedics: 912.644.5300
Surgery Center: 912.629.3534

Medical Center-Tattnall: 912.557.1000
Medical Center-Screven: 912.564.7426

Orthopedics: 912.644.5300
Surgery Center: 912.629.3534

Medical Center-Tattnall: 912.557.1000
Medical Center-Screven: 912.564.7426

Total Joint Coordinator Shares Special Insight After Hip Surgery

When patients are having a hip or knee replacement at the Optim Surgery Center, they’re assigned a Total Joint Coordinator. This Registered Nurse works closely with patients, educating them on what to expect and helping facilitate care, from pre-op to discharge and then follow-up care. When Ed Osterman was scheduled for his hip replacement, however,

Hip Arthroscopy: No More Limitations for Kelsey King

The lifelong athlete was suffering from hip pain for for a long time until she found orthopedic surgeon David Sedory, MD. Kelsey King has always led an active lifestyle and participated in sports, so minor injuries are nothing new to her.  That’s why she just tried to ignore the pain in her hip when it

Kelsey King

Hip Impingement, Hip Arthroscopy Physician: David Sedory, MD Kelsey King has always led an active lifestyle and participated in sports, so minor injuries are nothing new to her.  That’s why she just tried to ignore the pain in her hip when it first started a few years ago. The pain lingered and got progressively worse, but

She’s Back in Action (Thanks to Dr. Zehms)

Lindsey Marshall had been in pain for more than three years after two automobile accidents injured the same shoulder. Pain had become part of her daily life and kept her from doing the things she loved most. Now she’s finally found relief and is happy to tell everyone about the orthopedic surgeon who helped her get her life back.

Lindsey Marshall

SHOULDER SURGERY / CHAD ZEHMS, MD Lindsey Marshall had been in pain for more than three years after two automobile accidents injured the same shoulder. Pain had become part of her daily life and kept her from doing the things she loved most. Now she’s finally found relief and is happy to tell everyone about

Alfred (Al) Jackson

TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT PHYSICIAN:  CHARLES HOPE, MD Before the Surgery I had been suffering with knee pain for the past four or 5 years.  Bad arthritis kept me in constant pain. My right knee was bone on bone, and my left knee was not far behind it. I work 10-hour shifts at Savannah Hilton Head

Capt. Thomas Stewart

Capt. Thomas Stewart, Hip Scope Procedures Physician:  David Sedory, MD   Emergency Room Trauma Nurse Captain Thomas Stewart and his family moved to Savannah in March of 2016 from Michigan. Captain Stewart accepted a Broadening Opportunity to serve as the Brigade Nurse Counselor for ROTC at Hunter AAF. Upon arriving in Savannah, Capt. Stewart’s years of

Patricia Risner

Patricia Risner, Total Hip Replacement Physician:  David Sedory, MD     Former Army Nurse Corps member Patricia Risner currently serves as an Emergency Room nurse at Fort Stewart. After running a half marathon in November of 2016, Risner began experiencing hip pain that culminated with her being unable to walk. Desperate for a solution to her pain,

Riley Derrick

Torn ACL Physician:  James Wilson Jr., MD   A rising senior at Frederica Academy in St. Simons, Riley Derrick is passionate about playing basketball! On February 2nd, 2018, Riley made a fast break to the basket and attempted to jump stop. As she jump stopped, she heard her knee pop and immediately knew something was wrong.   After