Dr. Schuett's goal is to provide complete, comprehensive and caring orthopaedic service to Columbus County and the surrounding communities. He will provide experienced and thoughtful evaluation of your needs and determine which intervention is best for you.
Office Address
604 North Madison Street
Whiteville, NC 28472

Phone: 910-642-7737
Fax: 910-642-7767
Office Hours
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday
What To Bring To You First Visit
  • Insurance Cards (mandatory) with co-pay due at the time of service
  • Previous X-ray or MRI results; including image disc
  • Medical records from previous Orthopaedic physician and/or last notes from your Primary Care physician
  • Current medications; including dosages, quantity, prescribing physician, last date received
  • Complete patient forms
Pre-Surgical Preparation
  • The doctor may have ordered blood tests or x-rays before your surgery or procedure. A member of our staff will make all necessary arrangements for hospital pre-registration within 1 week prior to your surgery. You will be given a pre-operative appointment date and time when your surgery is scheduled.

  • During this time, you will talk with a Surgical Coordinator. When coming for your pre-operative appointment, please bring your medications or an updated list of medications and drug allergies. Come prepared to provide additional medical information. You will also receive further.

  • Inform the Surgical Coordinator of recent labs, x-rays, or EKGs, or cardiologist office visits you've had recently. Please bring a copy of testing results and office notes with you to your pre-operative appointment. This will prevent unnecessary duplication, coast, and discomfort to you.

  • The final step will be to talk with a specialists in Pre-admission Testing and Anesthesia, if required. Feel free to ask questions at this time. Inform them of any previous reactions to anesthesia during prior procedures you have had.
Post-Operative Information
  • Before you leave the hospital, you will be given discharge guidelines which may include diet, medication, work, and other activity restrictions.

  • You will be given a follow up appointment in our office so that Dr. Schuett may check the healing of your incision(s) and/or to remove sutures.

  • Once you return home, It is your responsibility to keep any wound dressings clean and intact until your first post-operative appointment. If bandage needs changing or it you have bleeding through bandage, contact our office to schedule an appointment for bandage change.

  • If you experience any unusual symptoms, notify our office immediately at 910-642-7737 during business hours. If it is after hours and an emergency, please go to the nearest emergency room. Or, we can be reached at 910-642-8011 (ext. 1799).
Emergency/After Hours Process
Please call the Emergency Department at:

Columbus Regional Healthcare:
500 Jefferson Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: 910-642-8011 (ext. 1799)
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