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Orthopedic Surgery & Treatment in Anderson, SC


Orthopedic Surgery in Anderson, SC


Whether you’re a weekend warrior, serious athlete or just starting to feel your age, bone and joint pain shouldn’t come between you and what you love. Our orthopedic physicians treat a wide variety of issues pertaining to the musculoskeletal system, including fractures and dislocations, torn ligaments, sprains and strains, tendon injuries, pulled muscles and bursitis, sciatica, arthritis and osteoporosis. 


Orthopedic Services at AnMed Health 


You don’t need to travel away from home to find the expertise you need. AnMed Health offers comprehensive orthopedic treatment in Anderson, from diagnosis to rehabilitative therapy. Our orthopedic specialists provide both routine and specialized care that ranges from minimally invasive and robot assisted procedures to non-surgical methods such as injections and physical therapy. 


Our orthopedic services include:  


Orthopedic Offices in Anderson, SC

Total joint replacements and outpatient surgeries are conducted at our North Campus, which was designed to create a relaxing, healing environment where patients can recover with the support of their loved ones and the camaraderie of fellow patients. Our orthopedic patients recuperate in the comfort of single rooms with plenty of space for caregivers, cherry wood floors and large windows with tranquil views. 

Outpatient physical and occupational therapy patients enjoy spacious workout areas with the latest equipment and highly trained therapists at Evolve Physical Therapy and the AnMed Health Hand Clinic – both of which are conveniently located in the Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building on our North Campus. 

AnMed Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 

Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building

100 Healthy Way, Suite 1200

Anderson, SC 29621 



Evolve Physical Therapy 

Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building

100 Healthy Way, Suite 1110

Anderson, SC 29621 



AnMed Health Hand Clinic

(Located inside AnMed Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine)

Cardiac and Orthopaedics Building 

100 Healthy Way, Suite 1200

Anderson, SC 29621



AnMed Health’s Orthopedic Physicians 

  • 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. Hunter Hsu -- Dr. Hsu is an orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in hip and knee replacements. He is board-eligible with the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Hsu completed his adult reconstruction fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital, and orthopedic surgery residency at McLaren Oakland Hospital where he was chief resident.;

  • 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 orthopedic 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. Jessie Wilson – Dr. Wilson is an orthopedic surgery specialist who graduated from the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She has over 33 years of medical experience in orthoedic surgery and sports medicine. 

  • Dr. Kurt Yusi – Dr. Kurt Yusi is a fellowship trained, orthopedic traumatologist surgeon, specializing in the care of patients with severe musculoskeletal injuries 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. 



Why choose us?

Bone and joint problems can make even simple movements painful. Whether your joint pain is the result of an athletic injury, the natural aging process or repetitive motion, AnMed Health can help. Our orthopedic specialists are experts in treating sports injuries, degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis and overuse conditions. 


Joint replacement can help many patients reclaim their lives. AnMed Health performs hundreds of knee and hip replacements each year, which means our orthopedic team is experienced in the latest surgical techniques and technologies, including the anterior approach to hip replacement and computer-assisted knee replacement surgery. Special equipment allows our surgeons to precisely align the new joint, so you can get back to enjoying life soon after surgery.



Our Orthopedic Awards

For over 100 years, AnMed Health has offered orthopedic care to patients in the greater Anderson, South Carolina, area. Our award-winning orthopedic specialists are fellowship trained and understand what it’s like to have your life disrupted by bone or joint pain.

  • AnMed Health is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Excellence for Knee and Hip Replacement.  

  • We rank among the top 10 percent of hospitals for hip and knee replacement, according to the CMS/Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration Project.  

  • Our orthopedic program is a Joint Commission Center of Excellence because of our safety record and excellent outcomes.


AnMed Health has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Certification

AnMed Health is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Designated as a Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina