PHYSICIANS

Lowcountry Orthopaedics works directly with employers, occupational clinics, case managers, adjusters, and insurance companies to provide rapid and conservative treatment and appropriate timely, medical management and communication.

KEITH J. SANTIAGO, MD

KEITH J. SANTIAGO, MD

Hand Specialist

Dr. Santiago is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who sub-specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. He treats conditions involving the bones, tendons, nerves and muscles of the entire upper extremity in addition to general orthopaedics. He is trained in fracture management, reconstruction, microvascular and nerve surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, arm and forearm.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). Dr. Santiago prides himself in listening and working together with patients to make a diagnosis and provide treatment options compatible to their goals and expectations.

Dr. Santiago enjoys time with his family, watching movies, playing ice hockey and relaxing at the beach. In addition, Dr. Santiago promotes and recognizes high school scholar achievement by awarding the Harvard Book Prize to deserving local high school students.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

B.A.

Biochemical Sciences. Harvard University, 1996 – 2000

M.D.

Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2000- 2004

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP:

Northwestern University School of Medicine, 2004-2005

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY:

Northwestern University School of Medicine, 2005-2009

FELLOWSHIP:

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2009-2010
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

SPECIAL INTEREST AND TRAINING

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

STATE LICENSED:

South Carolina

BOARD CERTIFIED:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand

ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS:

Yes

IN PRACTICE SINCE:

2010

AFFILIATIONS

PROFESSIONAL:

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • School Teaching Award, Northwestern Medical School
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Magna Cum Laude, Harvard University