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Please feel free to download, print, and complete any of the appropriate patient forms to minimize your wait upon arrival at Charleston Sports Medicine. Most information is completed using an iPad integrated with the practice’s electronic medical system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get A Prescription Refill?
Call the Charleston Sports Medicine office at (843) 284-5200 and leave a message listing the specific medication being requested, dosage, pharmacy, and pharmacy location.

Please plan ahead – Due to the doctor’s schedule, it may take longer than 24 hours to fill a prescription request, particularly on surgical or clinical days.

Where Can I Buy Pharmaceutical-Grade Supplements?
For your convenience, pharmaceutical-grade supplements are available for purchase at our office.
Do I Have To Leave The Office For An Xray Or MRI?
For your convenience, Charleston Sports Medicine offers x-ray, ultrasound, and Bone Density services at our office. If you have recent x-rays applicable to your injury, please bring those with you or a recent MRI scan.
How Do I Get A Copy Of My Medical Records?
Due to patient privacy laws, we require all requests for records to be submitted in writing. Please either bring this completed form (view form here) to your appointment or mail the form to us. A small fee, based on the size of the record, may be charged to prepare your medical records for release unless they are sent directly to another healthcare professional to aid in the continuation of your healthcare.
Is Parking Available?
There is ample free parking available.
How Do I Make An Appointment?
To make an appointment, call (843) 284-5200 from Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 5:00. Please bring your insurance or medical cards, photo I.D., as well as any special forms required by your insurance carrier and any previous X-rays or imaging studies (MRIs) to your appointment.
How Do I Pay For Or File My Appointment With Insurance?
For your convenience, payment for office visits may be made by cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard. Our office will file your insurance or Medicare forms.

For questions involving billing, you may contact our billing service by calling (843) 284-5200.

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