Dr. Edward Blocker, MD

Dr. Edward Blocker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Edward Blocker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Beaufort, SC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

300 Midtown Dr

Beaufort, SC 29906

Contact Information

(843) 522-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blocker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blocker "Dr. Blocker takes great care to listen to his patients. In addition to general orthopaedic procedures he specializes in the most up to date total joint replacement and arthroscopic surgeries. He has stayed on the leading edge of his field. He utilizes minimally invasive surgical techniques and when indicated employs computer assisted navigation in his surgeries, a tool which has greatly increased the precision of certain orthopedic procedures."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

98  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Wofford College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Greenville Hospital System, University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Greenville Hospital System, University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • The Shriners Hospital For Crippled Children, Greenville Unit
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blocker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blocker's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blocker to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Blocker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

One of the best in Beaufort memorial hospital. Fantastic surgeon. Great bedside manner which is a plus. Very patient concerned and aware or what you need. Love this man to the moon and back. Need more just like him!!!!!
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I really felt peace and calmness when seeing Dr. Blocker. He knows what he is doing. I have all the faith in his ability. Not only did I have a good experience, but the surgery was success. I feel great!
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Dr Blocker is very professional and personable. I felt very secure in his care. He has an easy gentle, gentle manner and he is an excellent surgeon.
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Dr. Blocker is brilliant. He has a calming and gentle bedside manner. He truly cares about his patients and he shows them respect and consideration. I would not hesitate to send someone that I loved to him for care.
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He did my knee replacement, never had pain after that. He tells you like it is and I like that. Awesome Doctor. Will not go anywhere else.
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