Frequently Asked Questions
In our Frequently Asked Question section, we have tried to help answer several of the most common questions that our office receives. If you have additional questions or would like more information about Carolina Orthopaedic, please call our office at 864.234.9900.
Do I need a referral?
All of Carolina Orthopaedic Center's physicians accept patients without a referral. Be sure to check with your insurance carrier, as some carriers require a referral before being seen by a specialist.
Which insurance plans does Carolina Orthopaedic Center accept?
We participate in several PPO's and HMO's and Medicare. You may also check with your insurance carrier to verify our participation with your health plan.
What specialties are the physicians trained in?
All of our physicians are fellowship trained and board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. O'Boyle's specialties include Emergency Orthopaedics, Acute Trauma, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction and Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Posta specializes in Sports Medicine and Shoulder, Elbow and Knee Reconstructive Surgery.
Do I need to bring previous X-rays or medical records?
Yes. Please bring any previous X-rays or other diagnostic studies such as an MRI or CT to your appointment. Medical Records pertaining to your current problem should also be brought if available.
Where is Carolina Orthopaedic Center located?
We are located at 209 Patewood Drive, Suite 200, Greenville, SC 29615. Our office is just down the street from St. Francis Eastside and across the street from Greenville Health System Patewood Campus. Click here for our map.
What is the difference between an Orthopaedic Specialist and a General Orthopaedic Surgeon?
An Orthopaedic Specialist is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who has completed additional fellowship training (i.e. Spine Surgery, Trauma, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery). All physicians at the Carolina Orthopaedic Center are fellowship trained and board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons to provide patients with the highest quality, state-of-the-art orthopaedic care.