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Our close-knit group of surgeons enjoys active lifestyles in their practice and in their personal lives. Each of our surgeons places a premium on good health and is committed to preserving and enhancing the health of our patients.

Physicians

Palmetto Bone & Joint’s team of experienced orthopedic surgeons is energetic and dedicated to delivering quality care. We treat everyone with respect and compassion, regardless of their ability to pay. We also believe in giving back to the community. Our surgeons participate in local free medical clinics and see patients at the Whitten Center.

Dr. Phillip Milner Dr. Phillip Milner
Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Milner is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedics at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the South Carolina Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. Dr. Milner enjoys horse racing, golfing and watching high school and college sports.
 
Dr. John Hibbitts Dr. John Hibbitts
Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Hibbitts is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and specializes in sports medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas and completed his residency at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. Dr. Hibbitts completed his fellowship at Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, under the training of Dr. Frank Noyes. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, South Carolina Medical Association, and Texas Medical Association. Dr. Hibbitts enjoys rugby, karate and bodybuilding.
 
Dr. William Owens Dr. William Owens
Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Owens is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He went on to complete a fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the South Carolina Orthopedic Association, the Florida Orthopedic Association, and the Florida Hand Society. Dr. Owens enjoys golfing and snow skiing.
 
Dr. James Loging Dr. James Loging
Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Loging is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his orthopedic internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center. He is a member of the South Carolina Medical Society. A native to Newberry, South Carolina, Dr. Loging enjoys participating in triathlons.
 
Dr. Giridhar Gundu Giridhar Gundu, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Gundu is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, a medical specialty that seeks to address bone and joint issues without surgery. Dr. Gundu earned his medical degree from Deccan College of Medical Sciences. He attended Eastern Kentucky University where he earned a Masters in Public Health. He then did his internship and residency in general surgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. During his residency, he was selected the chief resident, a high honor. Additionally, he has conducted research in various areas of interventional pain management. Dr. Gundu enjoys working closely with his patients to determine the best way to treat and eliminate back pain and other issues. Away from medicine, Dr. Gundu enjoys playing basketball, cooking, guitar, and a good game of chess.
 
Jacquelyn Van Dam Jacquelyn Van Dam, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Van Dam is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, a medical specialty that seeks to address bone and joint issues without surgery. Dr. Van Dam earned her medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and completed her internship in internal medicine and her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Emory University. While at Emory, she was awarded “Resident of the Year,” a high honor. When not at work, Dr. Van Dam enjoys her two children, her dogs, running, swimming, reading, and coaching a kids’ running group.