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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

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy minimally
invasive surgery, otherwise
known as ‘keyhole’ surgery, refers
to the viewing of the interior of a
joint through a small operating
telescope.

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

Optim Orthopedics Foot & Ankle Center of Excellence

Orthopedic foot and ankle specialists are fully trained orthopedic surgeons who have sought additional training in the bones, muscles and tendons that make up the foot and ankle. They have a unique understanding of the way the foot and ankle can affect the entire body. Compensatory patterns that result from a foot or ankle injury

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

Thomas E. Niemeier, MD, Joins Optim Orthopedics

SAVANNAH, GA (Aug. 15, 2019) – Orthopedic spine surgeon Thomas E. Niemeier, MD, has joined the team of renowned surgeons at Optim Orthopedics and is seeing patients at Optim’s Bluffton, Savannah and Claxton locations. Dr. Niemeier provides consultation and treatment for patients with all spinal disorders, including cervical spine and complex spinal deformities.  “We are

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