Orthopedics: 912.644.5300
Surgery Center: 912.644.5343

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

Orthopedics: 912.644.5300
Surgery Center: 912.644.5343

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

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,

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,