Dr. Wayne Bauerle, MD

Dr. Wayne Bauerle, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Wayne Bauerle, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

Strand Orthopaedic Consultants

210 Village Center Blvd Ste 200

Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bauerle'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. Bauerle "Strand Orthopaedic provides the best care from simple sprains to the most complex spinal or sports related injuries. It is our mission to get patients "back to life" and "back in the game" and help them resume normal activities in the safest and shortest amount of time."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture


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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Ursinus College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Saint Joseph Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bauerle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement

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Dr. Bauerle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bauerle to family and friends
38 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bauerle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I cannot explain how bad my visit with him was He was the coldest unsympathetic doctor I have ever been to. No real exam read xrays stayed previous surgery look good go to physical therapy. When question about mild muscle relaxer or pain I was told he writes prescription if he does surgery. Go to...more
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I had neck surgery and am thrilled with my Cervical Spine Fusion. Thanks to Dr. Bauerle and his assistant for all they have done. It's great to be back to normal.
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I think the world of Dr. Bauerle he did my back surgery in 2000 and had a full recovery with no problems. Now I live in Charleston SC and traveling so my husband can see him. We got lots of questions answered well worth the drive to know he will be taking care of.
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Straight shooter. Told me I need to lose weight and my back would feel better. Got me started with Therapy and a weight loss program. I'm starting to get better.
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