Our skilled team of orthopaedic specialists use advanced technology to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases of the bones and joints. Whether you need reconstructive surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine services, pain management or podiatric services, we provide expert diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
Dr. Brian Blair is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Sports Medicine specialist with an interest in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He also specializes in complex shoulder and knee injuries and replacement. His other areas of concentration include Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy for the treatment of chronic tendinopathies and arthritis. He has performed over 2000 PRP injections and is certified in IMPACT concussion management as well as the Sportmetrics ACL injury prevention program.
Dr. Blair is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also has the distinction of holding a Certificate of Additional Qualification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the only orthopaedic surgeon in Myrtle Beach to hold such an honor.
He completed his undergraduate training at Furman University, where he was an All-Conference Soccer Player and student athlete. Prior to medical school, he played professional soccer for the Charleston Battery, winning a national championship in 1996. He attended Medical School at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was a member of the National Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha. He then completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the
Fort Worth Affiliated Hospital System in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. This was then followed by a one year accredited fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at The Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas under the world renowned shoulder and sports medicine expert Dr. Richard Hawkins and staff.
Dr. Blair has been involved in the care of recreational, college and professional athletes including the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. His experiences as a former and current athlete give him a unique perspective in treating his patients. Dr. Blair is married and has 2 children and enjoys cooking, playing golf and soccer.