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Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

If joint pain or injury is slowing you down, our expert team at AnMed Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will help get you back to the things you love. Our highly trained specialists offer the latest orthopedic treatments and techniques to minimize pain and recovery time. Whether your goals are to improve on the field, get back to work, or just enjoy everyday living without pain, we are with you every step of the way. Our team of doctors and support staff are at the top of their field, using the latest joint care and sports medicine treatments for your individual needs.


100 Healthy Way, Suite 1200
Anderson SC, 29621

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Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


• Sports medicine
• Hand & wrist surgery
• Hip & knee surgery
• Trauma


Dr. Charles Edsall – Dr. Edsall is a board certified family medicine physician who joined AnMed Health after completing a fellowship in sports medicine. Dr. Edsall has sprinted for Great Britain at the international level and for the University of Tennessee, where he won a team SEC indoor championship in 1996. He is passionate about treating both non-athletic and athletic injuries. Dr. Edsall also has a biomechanics lab where he performs video gait analysis.

Dr. John Saunders, Medical Director – Dr. Saunders is a graduate of Clemson University and the Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Albany Medical Center in New York and an orthopedic hand and upper extremity fellowship at Wellspan Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. Dr. Saunders spent five months at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center and the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Dr. Joseph Pullekines – Dr. Pullekines is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery and earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He also completed a general surgery internship at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh and earned a Bachelor of Science in behavioral neurosurgery from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Jay Shah – Dr. Shah is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is also fellowship trained in sports medicine. Before coming to Anderson, Dr. Shah was in practice in Kentucky as an orthopedic surgeon with an emphasis in sports medicine. After receiving his medical degree with high distinction from the University of Kentucky, Dr. Shah completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Kentucky and a fellowship in sports medicine orthopaedic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He served on the medical staff for the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia Tech football and men’s basketball teams while at Emory.
Dr. Tyler Stone – Dr. Stone is a board-certified family medicine physician who joined AnMed Health after completing a fellowship in sports medicine. Prior to that, he studied medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee and graduated summa cum laude from Clemson University. He is also passionate about providing non-surgical treatments for athletic and nonathletic injuries.

Dr. Kurt Yusi – Dr. Kurt Yusi is a fellowship trained, orthopedic traumatologist surgeon, specializing in the care of patients with severe musculoskeletal injures and post-traumatic bone problems. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Davidson College. He completed his medical training at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; orthopedic residency at the University of California, San Francisco; and a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is board eligible with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Tara Evans, NP – Evans is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who specializes in orthopedics.

Rachel Stoner, PA – Stoner is a board-certified physician’s assistant who specializes in orthopedics.


§  Patient Information Sheet
§  Patient Consent Form
§  Liability Assignment
§  Notice of Non-Coverage of Services
§  Universal Medication Form