Orthopedics: 912.644.5300
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Medical Center-Tattnall: 912.557.1000
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Orthopedics: 912.644.5300
Surgery Center: 912.629.3534

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

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,

Breast Cancer Awareness Event Set for Oct. 3rd at OMC-Screven

Join the Radiology Department at Optim Medical Center-Screven for a special event celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Party will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. to noon at Optim Medical Center-Screven. Guest Speaker: Margaret Hollingsworth, Director of the Screven County Health Department. Tour the Mobile Mammography Unit from St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgeons:”O” What a Difference!

Did you know that one quarter of your body’s bones are in your feet? And in addition to its 26 bones, your foot has 33 joints, 19 muscles and 107 ligaments that must work together when you walk. That’s why when you sprain an ankle or experience plantar fasciitis, the pain can be debilitating. Because

Runners Invited to Learn More About Foot & Ankle Health

Optim Orthopedics is partnering with Fleet Feet Savannah to present a free educational event for runners on Thursday, Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Fleet Feet, 3405 Waters Ave. in Savannah. Juha Jaakkola, MD, and Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, both board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons specializing in foot & ankle,

2019 BEST OF SAVANNAH: Thank you for recognizing us!

We’re excited to announce that several of our orthopedic surgeons and one of our therapists took top honors in the “Best of Savannah 2019” issue of Savannah Magazine. Thank you, Savannah! This recognition is especially meaningful as it is solely determined by reader votes. It’s an honor to be recognized by the people who matter

NEW! Saturday Walk-In Clinics for Student Athletes

Optim Orthopedics now offers walk-in orthopedic care on Saturday mornings, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., in Bluffton and Savannah from Sept. 7 through Nov. 23. If you’re injured during practice or in the game, don’t wait until Monday to be seen by an orthopedic specialist! Student athletes of any age can take advantage of our full


HURRICANE DORIAN (9/5/19: 2:45 pm) 9/6/19 – FRIDAY: We are feeling exceptionally fortunate and thankful to announce all Optim Orthopedics & Optim Health System clinics and facilities will be OPEN and operating under normal business hours. We sincerely appreciate everyone’s patience during Hurricane Dorian. Healing strength to the Bahamas and we are hopeful for the

Starting Sept. 18: Dr. Woo Seeing Patients in Hilton Head

Optim Orthopedics is proud to announce that renowned orthopedic surgeon Kent Woo, MD, has expanded his practice in the South Carolina Lowcountry and will see patients at the Optim office in Hilton Head. He will begin seeing patients Sept. 18. Dr. Woo is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in total joint replacement