Louis Gerena, M.D.

Louis Arsenio Gerena, M.D.
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4.8 out of 5 (347 ratings)

Degree M.D.
School Florida State University College of Medicine
Residency
  • Trident/MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program
Fellowship
  • Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine: Sports Medicine
Specialties
  • Orthopaedics - Sports Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Sports injury (non-operative)
  • Sports concussion
  • Arthritis
  • Joint injections
  • Ultrasound-guided injections
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Hip pain
  • Foot and ankle injury
  • Fracture care
Accepts New Patients Yes

Locations

West Ashley Medical Pavilion
2060 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407
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MUSC Health Chuck Dawley Medical Park
1106 Chuck Dawley Boulevard, Building A
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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MUSC Health - Nexton
5500 Front Street, Suite 320
Summerville, SC 29483
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Biography

Dr. Louis Gerena is a non-surgical orthopaedic and sports medicine physician. He specializes in diagnosing and managing musculoskeletal and sports injuries including fractures, sprains, arthritis, tendon injuries, and exercise-related illnesses. Dr. Gerena treats these issues with physical therapy, medications, injections, bracing, and other options. He is trained in performing ultrasound-guided injections including cortisone, biologics such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and prolotherapy. 

Dr. Gerena received his medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine. He completed his family medicine training at the Trident/MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program in Charleston, South Carolina, where he was a team doctor for the James Island Charter High School. At his residency graduation, he was awarded the title of “Resident Teacher of the Year.”  

He went on to receive his certification in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. During his fellowship he was the team physician for Briarwood Christian High School, the University of West Alabama, and Birmingham-Southern College, and cared for athletes at the University of Alabama monthly. Dr. Gerena is currently the head team physician for the South Carolina Stingrays and helps with the Charleston Riverdogs, the Charleston Battery, and the College of Charleston. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.