Up Close: Kelly Wiggins, Optim Orthopedics’ Director of Research

Thank you to the Society for Clinical Research Sites for this fantastic profile of Kelly Wiggins, RN, CCRC, Director of Research for Optim Orthopedics and Clinical Research Coordinator.  From the November 2018 “InFocus” newsletter from the Society for Clinical Research Sites: Kelly Wiggins began her medical career as an open-heart surgery nurse. She loved it, but

Optim Wins Big at “Best of the Boro”

  Optim Healthcare recently won several categories in “Best of the Boro,” a coveted annual distinction awarded to Statesboro’s best businesses. Following are Optim’s winners: Best Physician:  Stephen Tankersley, MD Best Orthopedic Practice: Optim Healthcare Best Physical Therapy Practice:  Optim Healthcare This is the 4th win for Optim’s Statesboro orthopedic practice and 6th win for Optim

Regentis Biomaterials Expands SAGE Clinical Trial of GelrinC™ for Knee Pain

David Palmer, MD with Optim Orthopedics, One of Eleven U.S. Sites Now Enrolling People with Knee Pain Caused by Damaged Articular Cartilage PRINCETON, N.J. & OR AKIVA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regentis Biomaterials today announced it has expanded the SAGE clinical trial of GelrinC™ for the treatment of articular cartilage damage in the knee to 11 U.S. sites. GelrinC

New Bluffton and Hilton Head Island Locations Now Open

BLUFFTON LOCATION* 8201 Pinellas Drive Bluffton, SC 29910 843.705.9401 *Please note, we are no longer seeing patients at the Okatie location LEARN MORE about the new Bluffton location.                   HILTON HEAD ISLAND LOCATION The Medical Pavilion 25 Hospital Center Blvd, Ste. 100 Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Up Close: Dr. David Sedory, Orthopedic Surgeon, Military Veteran

David M. Sedory M.D.’s life has a common theme — service. A soldier and a surgeon, he has dedicated his dual career to his patients and his country. His journey began in Tampa, Fla. where he was first introduced to the world of medicine. “My brother dislocated his shoulder a few times and had to

Welcome: Meet Dr. Chad T. Zehms

ORTHOPEDIC SPORTS MEDICINE SURGEON CHAD T. ZEHMS, MD, JOINS OPTIM ORTHOPEDICS   Dr. Zehms, a graduate of the prestigious sports medicine fellowship program at Steadman Philippon Research Institute, was a trauma consultant for the Green Bay Packers and provided coverage for the US Olympics Women’s Ski Team   Chad T. Zehms, MD, has joined the team

Welcome: Meet Dr. Patrick Hanson

Optim Medical Center is proud to welcome Patrick Hanson, MD, to their new Dublin location as part of Optim’s network of renowned orthopedic physicians. Dr. Hanson is a board certified orthopedic surgeon providing comprehensive care in general orthopedics. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia, he received his medical degree from Mercer University

Read About Dr. Kolovich in The Brunswick News

One can never tell where life will take them. Just ask Dr. Greg Kolovich. The Ohio native went to college at Georgia Tech in Atlanta with the goal of becoming a electrical engineer. But in his third year of study, his focus shifted. “I was working for a company doing tissue transplants to make some

Welcome: Meet Dr. Justin Lancaster

We’re excited to welcome P. Justin Lancaster, MD, to our team of musculoskeletal-focused physicians at Optim Sports Medicine in Statesboro. A native of Statesboro, Dr. Lancaster is Board Certified in family practice and Fellowship trained and board certified in sports medicine. This combination of primary care and sports medicine is beneficial as it enables him to treat