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Premier Orthopedic Specialists
Three Richland Medical Park, Suite 330
Columbia, SC 29203
803-434-6958 – Office
803-434-8537 – Fax
Orthopaedic traumatology is an emerging subspecialty incorporating new skills and technology that were never before utilized by orthopaedic surgeons. Our orthopaedic traumatologists have the specialized expertise to manage and treat poly-traumatic injuries. Patients who have suffered multiple fractures, soft tissue injuries, skin wounds and injuries to other organs present a unique set of challenges. With the support of the level one trauma center at Palmetto Health Richland, they handle complex trauma cases where they must anticipate and prevent possible complications.
Dr. Tucker is a graduate of Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia and an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
|Michael C. Tucker, MD|
Dr. Jones is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and North Georgia College and State University. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. In addition, he recently completed an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at the University of California at Davis.
|Thomas Moss Jones, MD|
|Bhadrik Patel, PA|
|Michael Richards, PA|
|Patrick Todd, NP|
Please call our office at 803-434-6958 to schedule an appointment. Our office hours are 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
*Please request an interpreter, if needed, prior to your appointment.
What to bring to your appointment
Patients should bring their insurance cards, a picture ID and a complete list of all medication they are taking. (Or you can bring in your medications.) We may also ask you to bring films from another hospital or doctor’s office if necessary.
The forms below may be printed and completed prior to your arrival. Please bring a copy to your visit.
Please call our office during business hours Monday through Thursday. We do not handle refills on Fridays.
- Carolina Cardiac Surgery Associates
- ColoRectal Associates
- Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeons of SC
- Palmetto Health Neurosurgery Associates
- Palmetto Health Surgical Specialists
- Palmetto Surgical Associates
- Pediatric Surgeons of South Carolina
- Premier Orthopedic Specialists
- Surgical Associates of South Carolina