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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Female • Age 40

180 Wingo Way Ste 301
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Dr. McIntosh's Experience

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Dr. McIntosh's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. McIntosh Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Roper Hospital
316 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
Mount Pleasant Hospital
3500 N Highway 17
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Palmetto Orthopaedics of Charleston
Mount Pleasant Office
180 Wingo Way Ste 301
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Palmetto Orthopaedics of Charleston
Charleston Office
615 Wesley Dr Ste 100
Charleston, SC 29407
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    Dr. McIntosh's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
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    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIV OF NC CHAPEL HILL SCH OF MED
    Graduated in 2002

    Internship Hospital

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Complete in 2003

    Residency Hospital

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Complete in 2008

    Fellowship Hospital

    Barton Hosp/Tahoe Clin
    Complete in 2009

    Undergraduate Schools

    Univ Of N Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. McIntosh & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. McIntosh's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Roper Hospital

    • Mount Pleasant Hospital

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
    • 18 Star Ratings
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    4.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. McIntosh to family and friends

    4.7 out of 5

    18 responses

    Dr. McIntosh's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    18 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    18 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    18 responses

    Experience with Dr. McIntosh

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    18 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    18 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Palmetto Orthopaedics of Charleston
    Mount Pleasant Office
    180 Wingo Way Ste 301
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 884-0302 (Office)
    (843) 606-8053 (Fax)
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    Palmetto Orthopaedics of Charleston
    Charleston Office
    615 Wesley Dr Ste 100
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 763-2857 (Office)
    (843) 606-8053 (Fax)
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    Palmetto Orthopaedics of Charleston
    615 Wesley Dr Ste 100
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 763-2857 (Office)
    (843) 606-8053 (Fax)
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