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Photo of J. Stewart Haskin, Jr., M.D.
Hand and Wrist

"My number one goal is to improve your quality of life and safely return you to a healthy state."

Dr. Haskin has been with Coastal Orthopedics since 1984. After receiving his bachelor of general studies degree from the University of South Carolina, he went on to obtain his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.

After completing his medical degree, Dr. Haskin continued to complete an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He then finished a fellowship in surgery of the hand and microsurgical reconstruction of the extremities at the same institution.

In addition to his clinical commitments, Dr. Haskin has served as President of the Southeastern Hand Club and has been President of Coastal Orthopedics for 25 years.

Dr. Haskin is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Certification of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand.

Undergraduate

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 1974

Graduate Studies

  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 1978

Internship, General Surgery

  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 1979

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 1983

Fellowship, Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Extremities

  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 1983

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1986
  • Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Horry County Medical Society
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • President, Southeastern Hand Club

Hospital Affiliations

  • Conway Medical Center
  • Carolina Bone and Joint Center

Team Affiliations

  • Conway High School
  • Carolina Forest High School
  • Aynor High School

Medical Interests

  • Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Extremities
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Reconstruction of the Arthritic Upper Extremities
  • Repair of Tendons in the Upper Extremities
  • Fracture Care in Upper Extremity

Phone: (843) 347-7222

Office: Conway, South Carolina

"I fell in my garage and hurt my arm two days after Palm Sunday.  Coastal Orthopedics saw me that evening. It left me in total amazement. As I had figured, I did break my arm, but since it was a good break, if there is such a thing, they were able to set me up in a removable cast. I was back to work the next day. The cast also allowed me to be memorialized in my daughter's wedding photos without a cast. I have never been known as the most graceful one in the family, but they still have no photographic evidence. Doug was the physician assistant that saw me and he was amazing. The front desk staff is efficient and the casting techs are just the best.  Thanks to all of you for making a bad experience less painful." -- Carolyn S.

"I had an absolutely great experience. Dr. Haskin made my carpal tunnel surgery so easy and the scar is barely visible." -- Donna G.

"I have had nothing but great treatment when I have been a patient at Coastal Orthopedics. Dr. Haskin is always so professional along with his wonderful physician assistant, Doug, and his nurse, Jennifer. Dr. Haskin not only has taken marvelous care of my hand and wrist but went way beyond in his advising me in other physical matters. I am extremely grateful to him." -- Pat L.

"My visit to Coastal Orthopedics was very pleasant. The staff was very nice and pleasant. I would recommend Coastal Orthopedics to anyone in need of the services they offer. Thanks to staff." -- Margie C.

"On January 3rd of this year, I cut my right thumb and it required 8 stitches to close the wound. I was referred to Carolinas Medical Center for x-rays, an evaluation, and sutures. Carolinas Medical Center did a wonderful job. After I was discharged from the hospital, I was directed to follow up with Dr. Haskin and Coastal Orthopedics. The process for becoming a new patient and getting seen quickly was smooth and easy. Dr Haskin looked at my wound and said very calmly, "You cut your thumb. You'll be alright." His bedside manor was wonderful. He made me feel as though I was his only patient and he truly cared about me.

When it was time to remove the sutures, the team at Coastal Orthopedics performed like a well-oiled machine. Thank you, Dr. Haskin and Coastal Orthopedics for a job well done." -- Reginald A.

"Plans change as fast as lightning at a bank in Conway on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. I was stepping back from the trunk of the car when my foot caught one of the concrete tire stops.  I fell backwards and my left arm and wrist took the brunt of the fall. In the emergency room, Dr. Tupis, with his kind professionalism, evaluated the x-rays and set the broken bones in my arm back in place.

The follow-up appointment was with the hand specialist, Dr. Haskin.  He strongly recommended surgery the next day!  His friendly manner made me feel comfortable.  It is my understanding that a titanium plate, screws, and donor bone were used to recreate my wrist.  After the operation, he took the time to tell us that the procedure went well. Nine days later, the cast was removed and I was able to see the x-rays, which showed the remarkable work performed by Dr. Haskin.  He sent me to therapy for exercises. At the six-week check-up, I was able to make a fist and turn my wrist to a certain degree.  I expressed my grateful amazement to Dr. Haskin.  He also took time to answer all my questions.Eight weeks on with the recommended therapy, my wrist is becoming stronger and I am gradually able to do more and more daily tasks. I could not have asked for better. Please pass on my sincere thanks." -- Vera T.

"I have been seeing Dr. Wilkins since 2009 when I fractured my back.  I have many problems because of this and still should require a fusion on my lower back according to Dr. Wilkins.  He has been very kind, considerate, and always concerned with how I am feeling, while keeping his sense of humor. He understands me after all this time and is always looking for a way to help ease my pain until the time comes for surgery. I appreciate the staff as well. They are just as kind, considerate, and make me feel part of the family. I value his opinions, his care, and his concern. 

I recently had a problem with my hand, which ended with a visit to the ER.  It was suggested that I go to Dr. Haskin and then to physical therapy. The water therapy was greatly responsible for my hand and it’s healing. The antibiotics, the care, and concern again by Dr. Haskin and his staff. I have appreciated all that these doctors have done for me and don't just feel like just another patient while I am there.  I thank them for all their work and kindness in my time of discomfort and pain." -- Ms. Geoffry D.

"I am well pleased with the staff and Dr. Haskin Jr. They all treated me like I am special. I am proud of the outcome of my surgery. My finger does not lock up now. It feels good to open jars for my wife again. Thank you to all that had a hand in getting my hand fixed." -- William B.

"It was well laid out very well and everyone knew what they were suppose to do. I have nothing but praise for all the people that work in there. I am sorry I cannot name everyone that I met that morning, but they know who they are. Thank you to all involved." -- William B.

"I came into the office on a referral from my family doctor because I had a trigger thumb.  My finger was locking and was very painful to use.  Dr. Haskin recommend that I get a cortisone shot in my hand to try and relieve not only the pain I was having but the locking as well.  Dr. Haskin was up front and told me that it would be very painful but it should relieve my symptoms in a few days.  Although it was the most painful thing I have ever experienced, fortunately for me, it worked.  It has been about a month now and I absolutely have no locking or any pain whatsoever in my thumb.  Kudos to Dr. Haskin and Coastal Orthopedics for their professionalism and the outstanding work they do.  I guess the old saying is correct; no pain, no gain.  My thumb feels as good as new!!" -- Melissa T.

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