Our World-Class Physicians

9 specialists, 3 locations + now physical therapy
all devoted to your 206 bones.

Carolina Musculoskeletal Institute (CMI) is a multi-disciplined medical practice and imaging center dedicated to providing the best comprehensive musculoskeletal care to our patients through the efforts of our highly trained physicians, nurses and staff. Patients can expect to receive the most advanced procedures available for joint replacements, sports injuries, spine and disc surgery, hand and foot surgery and treatment of rheumatology conditions.

Our world-class physicians are renowned in their fields, offering full treatment services in orthopaedic (bones & joints), sports medicine (athletes & athletic conditions), neurology (headaches, nerve issues, nerve disease), arthritis (painful joints), podiatry (diseases and surgery of feet), imaging (x-rays, CT scans), and pain management.

Ty Carter, MD

Interests
Degenerative Disc Disease, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Disc Replacement, Fracture Treatment
 
M.D. Degree
Mercer University School of Medicine
 
Residency
Orthopaedics, University of Louisville
 
Fellowship
Spine Surgery, Leatherman Spine Institute

Douglas Holford, MD

Interests
Fracture Treatment, Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement, Spine Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery
 
M.D. Degree
Loma Linda University Medical School, Loma Linda, California
 
Residency
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Spine Surgery, Tuoro Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Fellowship
Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine Special

Vaughan Massie, MD

Interests
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Fracture Treatment, General Orthopaedics, Joint Replacements
 
M.D. Degree
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
 
Residency
Orthopaedics, Campbell Clinic
 
Fellowship
Sports Medicine, Hughston Clinic

E. Louis Peak, MD

Interests
Adult Reconstructive Surgery of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder, Hip, Knee & Shoulder Joint Replacement, Total Joint Revisions
 
M.D. Degree
Emory University School of Medicine
 
Residency
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
 
Fellowship
Thomas Jefferson; University Hospital/Rothman Institute
 
Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Timothy Shannon, MD

Interests
Sports Medicine, Fracture Treatment. Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Upper/Lower Extremity Disorders, Spinal Disorders
 
M.D. Degree
St. Louis University School of Medicine

Residency
Orthopaedics, Northwestern University

Edwin Martinez De Andino, MD

Interests
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Osteoporosis, Vasculitis, Gout. Osteoarthritis, Bone Densitometry
 
M.D. Degree
Universidad Central del Caribe Medical School
 
Residency
Internal Medicine, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
 
Fellowship
Rheumatology, New York Medical College in Rheumatology

Michelle Lyon, MD

Interests
EMG/nerve conduction studies, Headache, Peripheral Neuropathy, Dementia
 
M.D. Degree
Medical College of Georgia
 
Residency
Neurology at Medical College of Georgia.
 
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
 
Affiliations
American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
 
Associations
American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and American Academy of Neurology

Phillip T. Suwan, MD

Specialties
Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Epidurals, Implantable Therapies and Kyphoplasty
 
M.D. Degree
Augusta University, Pain Medicine; Medical College of Georgia, Anesthesiology; Southern Illinois University, Otolaryngology; M.D., University of Minnesota, Mpls, MN

Angela Molnar, DPM

Interests
Diabetic Foot Care and Wound Care
 
DPM Degree
The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
 
Residency
James H. Quillen VA Medical Center/The Foot and Leg Healthcare Specialists