Dr. Waddell H. Gilmore III, MD

Dr. Waddell H. Gilmore III, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 64 years old

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in Summerville, SC |
I saw Dr. Gilmore for severe pain and instability in my left knee this past spring and he told me that there was nothing wrong with my knee that I just had a border line personality disorder and needed to be put on Wellbutrin. WOW, not only is he and ortho doctor he is also able to diagnosis mental disorders! The MRI that I had done shortly after this appointment proves you wrong and my general practice doctor refused to sent me for a mental evaluation or put me on Wellbutrin as you suggested.
Summerville, SC |
excellent ortho surgeon easy going and interested in patients well being
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Dr. Gilmore III's Care Philosophy

We will treat you with respect.

If you wait, we will apologize. When it is your turn, you will have undivided attention, and the time needed to provide you quality care.

We have only your best interests at heart.

You are having a problem. We would like to help you, if we can.

Dr. Gilmore III says...

     Dr Gilmore completed his fellowship in joint reconstruction at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Exeter, England. His practice has been focused on hip and knee replacement for the past nineteen years. Dr Gilmore has performed thousands of hip replacements, and thousands of knee replacements in his private practice.  

Dr. Gilmore III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University Of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical University Of South Carolina, General Surgery

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical University Of South Carolina, Orthopedic Surgery

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Exeter, England. Hip Replacement

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of South Carolina Honors College

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy