Dr. Joel Cox Jr, MD

Dr. Joel Cox Jr, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
76 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Joel Cox Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Summerville, SC and has been practicing for 50 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, podiatric foot & ankle surgery, and more.

Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

93 Springview Ln Unit B

Summerville, SC 29485
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprains and Strains
high
more than 85% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
high
more than 84% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Cox Jr'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. Cox Jr "Among Charleston s 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."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Infections
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tumor
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10  Procedures

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

  • Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston SC
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Us Navy Hospital-Great Lakes Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Us Navy Hospital-Bethe Sda MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New England Baptist Hospital (Total Joint Replacement)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cox Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox Jr's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox Jr to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Cox Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

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