Charleston voted and Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine won big in the 2020 Charleston’s Choice Awards! This year marks Lowcountry Orthopaedics’ fifth consecutive win in the Orthopaedic Surgeon and Pain Specialists categories. The awards, sponsored by The Post & Courier, covered several local categories including Health & Wellness.

The Lowcountry Orthopaedics Surgery Team provides top-quality orthopaedic procedures to fix a variety of ailments including fracture repair, carpal tunnel, and bunion surgeries. Our Lowcountry Outpatient Surgery Center, conveniently located in Summerville, also utilizes leading-edge technology, specialized clinical support team, and highly skilled surgeons to give patients access to the most advanced outpatient procedures in the region to include total knee and hip replacement, partial knee replacement, hip resurfacing, and total shoulder replacement. Dr. Zimlich has received training to perform Mako robot-assisted partial and total knee replacement surgery, one of the latest advancements in knee-replacement technology. One Orthopaedic patient says of the team, “The office staff and everyone there are top-notch. The surgery center is great, they take really good care of you.”

The Lowcountry Orthopaedics Pain Management Team identifies and treats spine conditions that contribute to chronic neck or back pain. Our Spine Specialists offer comprehensive neurological evaluations and whole-body treatment plans to create a personalized and effective return to normalcy for patients. Dr. Patel, a recent Summerville Reader’s Choice Award Winner, explains his approach to treating pain as a “multi-disciplined, holistic approach […] My ultimate goal is to effectively manage my patient’s pain symptoms so as to give them some semblance of normalcy, answers, and most importantly, hope.”

Our team is proud to win the votes of confidence from our patients and the Charleston Community. We are committed to providing the best orthopaedic care for our patients as Charleston’s leading and longest-standing orthopaedic practice. To learn more about Lowcountry Orthopaedics, visit