Dr. Eric Stem, MD

Dr. Eric Stem, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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50 y/o
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Dr. Eric Stem, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Summerville, SC and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

93 Springview Ln Unit B

Summerville, SC 29485
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Stem's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stem "Among Charlestons leading and longest standing orthopaedic groups, founded by Dr. Joel R. Cox in 1975, Lowcountry Orthopaedics offers the most advanced comprehensive orthopaedic care in the region. Board certified and fellowship trained physicians provide innovative medical solutions encompassing both non-invasive procedures and complex orthopaedic surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

86  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tumor

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50  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine-Chapel Hill Nc
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Keesler Medical Center-Biloxi Ms
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ft. Wayne Orthopaedics-Ft. Wayne In
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic (Reconst. Surgery; Joint Replacement)-Jacksonville Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stem's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stem to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

Dr. Stem's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would recommend Dr.Stem,because he is very effective and puts the needs of his patients first.........
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I would recommend Dr. Stem to any person who needs shoulder replacement or knee replacement or any treatment with shoulders or knee pain. I have already told many people of Dr. Stem. He did outstanding work for me. Dr. Stem took very good care of me. V Grooms
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