Tony McCurry, Jr. is a Board Certified Physician Assistant who works with Dr. Eric Stem, an Orthopaedic surgeon and fellowship trained in Joint Replacement. Originally from Ellenboro, NC, Tony graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a Chemistry minor before earning his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Growing up in a small town at the base of the mountains in North Carolina, Tony stays true to himself and his small town roots. He applies these morals and values into his daily life and patient care. Tony believes that the most important part of successful healthcare is taking the time to listen to patients and explaining medicine in a way that is easy for everyone to understand. He takes the time to completely understand what the patient is complaining of and ensuring that the patient understands their medical problem and plan of care. Tony believes in the power of patient education to achieve the best possible outcome and helps to ensure patients make the decision that is right for them.
A former collegiate wrestler at Gardner-Webb University, Tony stays active by working out in the gym and anything that involves working outdoors. He enjoys spending time doing anything outdoors. He loves spending time with his wife in the woods fishing, hunting, or just exploring.
Gardner-Webb University: Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry Minor
Medical University of South Carolina: Masters of Physician Assistant Studies
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
Board Certified: American Academy of Physician Assistants
State Licensure: South Carolina
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
American Academy of Physician Assistants
South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistant