George Sich, III, DPM

Provider

George Sich, III, DPM

Podiatry
Orthopaedics

Dr. Sich is an Assistant Professor of Podiatry at Augusta University. He has been serving the Aiken and surrounding communities since 2002. He specializes in surgical treatment of foot disorders and non-surgical treatment of foot, ankle, and lower extremity disorders. Licensed in South Carolina and Georgia. Originally from Ohio, he received his premedical education, engineering degree and US Army commission at the University of Cincinnati. He then attended the Dr. William M. Scholl, College of Podiatric Medicine, earning his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1998. Dr. Sich completed both a podiatric medical and surgical residency at the St. Luke's Hospital System, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. While on active duty, he supported the 3rd Infantry Division, family, and retirees of the Ft. Stewart community. Dr. Sich is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is Board Certified in Foot Surgery. Dr. Sich has privileges at Augusta University, Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Edgefield County Hospital, and Aiken Regional Medical Center.

  • Clinical Interests

    Dr. Sich focuses his care on all parts of the foot and related structures in the ankle and lower leg. This includes dealing with foot and lower extremity pain being caused by foot deformities, arthritis, and infections. In addition, overuse injuries, trauma, low back arthritis, neuropathy and circulation problems can also be a source of the foot problem. Dr. Sich treats wounds in the foot and lower leg being caused by complications from diabetes, poor circulation and swelling. And, of course, he can treat your stubborn ingrowing toenail!
    Dr. Sich also specializes in the Lapiplasty surgery for midfoot stabilization and bunion reduction. He is a Center of Excellence in this 3-dimensional bunion correction.

  • Research Interests

    Dr. Sich is unique in that he provides the surgical residents and medical students at Augusta University billing and coding instruction necessary to work in the medical field.

  • Other Info

    As of 7/1/2022, Dr. Sich will become Residency Director of the Podiatric Surgical Residency at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (VAMC). Dr. Sich is unique in that he not only provides instruction and guidance on clinical and surgical podiatric care, he provides the residents and medical students at Augusta University and at the Charlie Norwood VAMC billing and coding instruction necessary to work in the medical field.

  • Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Sich provides surgical and non-surgical care. His philosophy is to focus on why your problem exists and to provide the best treatment options for the cause. It could be as simple as shoes being the wrong length, width, or shape! He takes into consideration multiple variables including your history, age, medication, other health conditions, social and employment factors. He uses information from x-rays, CT, MRI, and nuclear studies, as well. Sometimes, the problem is coming from above the foot. In these cases, Dr. Sich likes to refer his patient's to the appropriate specialist to provide the most focused and cost-effective care.

  • Specialties

    Podiatry

    Orthopaedics

  • Language(s)

    English

Positions

Assistant Professor

Education and Training

Medical School: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. 1998.

Residency: St. Lukes Hospital, Allentown, PA

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Dr. Sich’s Reviews

January 31, 2024

Have already recommended him

January 25, 2024

Very Good

January 12, 2024

The doctor did everything he could to make feet feel better

January 7, 2024

My experience at this appointment was a very positive and caring experience as well as professional.

December 15, 2023

Excellent.

December 6, 2023

Good

November 23, 2023

Wonderful staff

November 11, 2023

Extremely considerate and engaging

November 11, 2023

Not only explained but left with written information and shoe orthotics

November 8, 2023

I would have recommended Dr. Sich BEFORE HE HOOKED UP WITH AU

November 8, 2023

Dr. Sich is a great doc. I'm just glad he has access to hospitals other than Edgefield.

November 3, 2023

Dr. Sich is a very good doctor and he cares.

October 29, 2023

The doctor is very kind and makes me feel comfortable. I know I can turn to him when I am experiencing issues with my toes. I have complete confidence in him and feel fortunate that Aiken has him in our small town. He is an excellent doctor.

October 14, 2023

I have been to two podiatrist but never experienced a Dr who spent so much time with the patient and had a great understanding of what was needed. I will definitely recommend him to others. Thankful we were referred to him through AU

September 30, 2023

Great service

September 22, 2023

Dr.Sich and his staff are always wonderful...very kind.

September 3, 2023

Left with a clear understanding of the problem and had reading material to take with me.

July 7, 2023

Very good experience!!

June 21, 2023

Great Dr and crew

June 17, 2023

Very good

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