Dr. Stephen Boatwright, MD

Pain Medicine Anesthesiology  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. Stephen Boatwright, MD
Dr. Stephen Boatwright, MD is a pain medicine anesthesiology doctor who practices in Myrtle Beach, SC. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Boatwright is affiliated with McLeod Loris Hospital, Conway Medical Center and Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center.

Stephen E. Boatwright, MD

5046 Highway 17 Byp S Ste 205

Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Contact Information

(843) 213-2039

Dr. Stephen Boatwright, MD

Dr. Stephen Boatwright, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • 7 More

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Care Philosophy

Comprehensive care of the patient
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Dr. Boatwright's Experience

Dr. Boatwright's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis


  • Anesthesia
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Discography
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.


  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Palmetto Richland Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Palmetto Richland Meml Hosp-University Of Sc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boatwright has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boatwright's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boatwright to family and friends
based on 40 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Boatwright's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
in Tabor City, NC |
I've been seeing the Doc since 2010, could not ask for a better pain specialist. He knows what he's doing, is compassionate and accommodating. Has kept me working longer then I would have been able to without his help. Sometimes the waiting time to go in the back and see him can be a little long, but it is totally worth it.
in Conway, SC |
Dr. Boatwright is one of the best and friendliest most understanding Dr you can see... Especially for pain.
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
The worst! Staff is incompetent. Nurse practitioner lies and then doesn't keep full records. Wait time can be 3-4 hours without any apologies. And, Tish, the office manager threatens clients with taking away their pain medicine on a daily basis. There are many practices to go to in Myrtle Beach where you are treated with dignity and respect. This is not one of them.
The doctor is excellent. Getting to a person to speak to at the office is another story. Unfortunately, they are automated and can take weeks to get back to you if they ever do.
in Longs, SC |
Dr.Boatwright is by far the number one pain specialist on the Grand Strand. He goes above and beyond to show compassion, understanding, and empathy to his patients. He is extremely knowledgeable. Page,Tish, Tonya, Ashley, and all the staff are very loving, caring, and helpful. I cannot imagine going anywhere else. * Sometimes the truth hurts and our first response is to lash out in anger.* No one cares more about his patients than Dr. Boatwright. He would never knowingly talk bad about anyone!
in NMB, SC |
after being dismissed over a test that was not mine...wrong date on it ...wrong info.I thought taking another test would resolve the issue.Oh no....humiliation.. To my.dismay they did not even process the second test and the company that does the testing confirmed they did not get 2nd test. The Office Manager Tish would not return calls. Thank you for making my life worse. The Office send me a letter saying they do not trust me???????? I can only hope others will not suffer this horrid Treatment
in north myrtle beach |
One of the worst experience. Without researchingvthectruth and even discussing my injuries or ways to love better. He walked out of the room and I had to listen to him and his Office Manager Tish on what a horrible person I am.Test were inconclusive and it did not show the medicines I have taken for years they had things I have NEVER taken.They did not give me the courtesy to look at numerous tests from other providers or wait for my new results from his office.Doctor never came back.DO NOT GO!
Myrtle Beach, SC |
Great experience when being brought in, until it gets above his head. Don't do it! A mill and now he is studying to practice addiction medicine. What a great fit, create your own patient base!
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr. Boatwright is by far the best doctor I have ever had. He is very caring and understanding when it comes to pain. For years, I suffered from debilitating back pain and was not taken seriously by other doctors. I credit Dr. Boatwright with restoring my quality of life and actually diagnosing my issues rather than just brushing me off as others had in the past. My problem actually required surgery and I may have lost the ability to walk without his care due to the lack of care from others.
in Hyde Park, NY |
Doctor Boatwright was the best doctor I ever had. He treated me before I moved away and continues to treat my mother until this day. He made it so I could continue to work for several years. Since I moved away, I became permanently disabled and suffer from extreme pain every day, all day. I miss his treatments. I highly recommend Dr. Boatwright to anyone suffering from extreme pain. He is the best you will ever find !!
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
The doctor has walked in our shoes and continues to do so every day, he deals with pain daily. He is so compassionate with his patients, I am so lucky to have found him. He earned my trust immediately. I would highly recommend this professional . Larry Beavers Myrtle Beach
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Dr. Boatwright accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • QualCare
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Hospitals where Dr. Boatwright has admitting privileges

Conway Medical Center
300 Singleton Ridge Rd
Conway, SC 29526
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Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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McLeod Loris Hospital
3655 Mitchell St
Loris, SC 29569
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