Dr. Joel Cox Jr, MD

Dr. Joel Cox Jr, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
75 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Joel Cox Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Summerville, SC. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Cox Jr is affiliated with Trident Medical Center and Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center.

Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

93 Springview Ln Unit B

Summerville, SC 29485
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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."

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Specialties

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

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tumor

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Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Meniscectomy
  • Shoulder Surgery

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox Jr to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cox Jr accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Cox Jr has admitting privileges

Trident Medical Center
9330 Medical Plaza Dr
Charleston, SC 29406
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Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center
295 Midland Pkwy
Summerville, SC 29485
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