Hilton Head & Bluffton

Orthopedic Surgeon &
Sports Medicine


Convenient, Comprehensive Orthopedic Care – All Under One Roof

Gavin Orthopaedics is committed to providing convenient, compassionate orthopedic care in a patient-focused environment, uniting diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services for optimal patient care and education.

Located at the Sport & Spine Institute within Moss Creek Village in Hilton Head / Bluffton SC, Gavin Orthopedics offers high quality orthopedic health care catering to athletic injuries and musculoskeletal disorders.

We have staff, equipment, and supplies necessary for the complete orthopedic process including American College of Radiology certified MRI, X-Ray, orthopedic related medical supplies and physical therapy.

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Accreditation With:

J. Robert Gavin Jr. MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Hilton Head - Dr. Gavin

J. Robert Gavin Jr. MD, an orthopedic surgeon, is board certified, and has been practicing for over 20 years. He is recognized as a “Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons” (AAOS) and a “Fellow of the American College of Surgeons”. Dr. Gavin specializes in minimally invasive joint surgery, including partial knee and total hip replacements as well as, sports medicine, including advanced shoulder and knee arthroscopy.

Shoulder Pain? Hip or Knee Pain?

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The Experience You Want

Compassionate Care You Deserve

Sports Medicine

Knee Surgery

Knee Replacement


Joint Replacement


Hip Replacement

Shoulder Surgery

Orthopedic Medical Supplies

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Reliable & Compassionate

Orthopedic & Surgical Care


Dr. Gavin and the staff at the Sport and Spine Institute are dedicated to providing the best diagnostic, treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries. Gavin Orthopaedics is committed to ensuring the optimal health and performance of student/athletes as well as weekend warriors coping with the affects of aging


Most orthopedic disorders do not require surgery.  Great care starts with a comprehensive history, a complete physical examination, and basic X-rays. For many patients, the best approach may be to start with a musculoskeletal specialist, such as Dr. Gavin who can initiate a customized treatment plan. These experts know when it is appropriate to involve other members of the team, including when there is a need for additional consultation and/or surgery.


We offer expertise in many orthopedic disciplines. Dr. Gavin brings many years of experience to managing and treating joint complications resulting from degenerative joint diseases such as arthritis, musculoskeletal disease or joint trauma.

Strength in Flexibility

Innovative Orthopedic Care

J. Robert Gavin Jr., MD. at the Sport and Spine Institute, Hilton Head, SC is recognized as a board certified orthopedic surgeon for over 20 years, committed to providing innovative and compassionate orthopedic care-specializing in joint surgery and sports medicine, including advanced shoulder and knee arthroscopy.

Dr. Gavin and the advanced musculoskeletal center at the Sport & Spine Institute unite diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services for optimal patient care, convenience and education.


Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Healthgrades Honor Roll Physician


Surgery privileges at Hilton Head Hospital & Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head


Treatment for many orthopedic conditions including knee, elbow, shoulder, injuries of muscle, bone, joints or associated structures


Supporting the optimal health & performance of student/athletes as well as weekend warriors coping with the affects of aging


If non-surgical options have been exhausted, joint replacement might be an option.