Dr. John Saunders III, MD

Dr. John Saunders III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 37
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Dr. John Saunders III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Anderson, SC and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

2000 E Greenville St # 3950

Anderson, SC 29621

Contact Information

(864) 716-6140

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Saunders III does not have any board certifications listed.

87  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bunion
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Finger Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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45  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery
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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

  • Clemson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Greenville Hosp Sys Greenville Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Wellspan Hlth
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Saunders III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Saunders III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saunders III' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saunders III to family and friends
7 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Saunders III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Waited an hour and a half for a return appointment and finally left his office in frustration without seeing him. No explanation was given nor was apology offered. He was unable to definitively diagnose the problem with swelling in my hand. Seemed unsure when he realized there was no broken bone.
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Dr. Saunders was absolutely fantastic. My wife and I really liked him, and would without a doubt recommend him to ANYONE needing an orthopedic doctor. Injuring yourself is never positive and he made it bearable. He was upfront & honest about what he felt was best for me, personally. He explained...more
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Very attentive and listens to patients. I was very impressed with his immediate knowledge of the problem I was having, and explained it in a way I can understand it. He is also pretty easy on the eyes. :) I will say, however, that I overheard some of the front office staff speaking negatively...more
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Needed urgent appointment for my grandmother and was seen very quickly. She is a very high surgery risk and he was able to recommend alternative treatment that was very effective. Amazing assistant- very friendly. Highly recommended!
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Wonderful bedside manner and staff! Highly recommended to other family and friends
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