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

COVID-19: Q&A

The State of Georgia and South Carolina have a COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic.  Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or other health care facility.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED REGULARLY AS NEW INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE Optim Orthopedics and Optim Health System are committed to the health and safety of our patients, employees and community. Continuing to provide compassionate, high quality care remains our mission as we stay on top of updates and recommendations from the CDC and the Georgia

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Safety is Our Highest Priority

Optim Health System and Optim Orthopedics continue to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19), and are in regular communication with local, state, and national health officials.  For the safety of our patients, visitors and staff during this time, we are taking additional precautionary measures and appreciate your patience and cooperation as we navigate the rapidly evolving

Named America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement… Again!

SUSTAINED CLINICAL EXCELLENCE AND QUALILTY CARE: OPTIM MEDICAL CENTER-TATTNALL NAMED AMERICA’S 100 BEST HOSPITALS FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT FOR THE SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR Other Clinical Achievements Include Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, and Spinal Fusion Surgery For the seventh consecutive year Optim Medical Center-Tattnall is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacementfor 2020 according

Thanksgiving Hours

Thanksgiving weekend is almost here. Our holiday hours will be as follows:  All Optim Orthopedics clinic locations will be closed on Thursday, 11/28 and Friday, 11/29 Optim Orthopedics Urgent Care will be open Friday, 11/29 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm Optim Imaging and Coastal Imaging will be closed on Thursday and Friday Optim Neurosurgery

Patient Story: An Emotional Journey for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient

I cannot say enough kind words about someone who I feel has basically given me my life back.” Debra Stephens, Patient of Juha Jaakkola, md Debra Stephens can’t help but get emotional when talking about her foot surgery and especially her surgeon. Since 1996, she’s been suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis throughout her body. In her

Trainer Hope Price Featured in ‘Statesboro Moments Magazine

Hope Price is an Athletic Trainer at Statesboro High School for Optim Sports Medicine. See the article in Statesboro Moments Magazine Story by Julie Lavender / Photos by Scott Bryant Moments cover mom Hope Stalcup Price, mom of two adopted daughters, is the first to admit that not everyone is called to adopt. But she’s quick

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,