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Dr. Richard W. Ward
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Richard W. Ward, MD

Dr. Ward specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee
  • Sports Related Injuries


  • Undergraduate: WV University, Morgantown, WV
  • Medical: WVU Medical School, Morgantown, WV


  • Internship: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: WV University, Morgantown, WV
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Professional Affiliations

  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Horry County Medical Association
  • SC Medical Association
  • SC Orthopaedic Association
  • Horry County Medical Society
  • SC Medical Association Medical Aspects of Sports Medicine – Past Committee Member and Chairman
  • Head Team Physician for Coastal Carolina University


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Special Interest

  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Sports Related Injuries

Patient Testimonials