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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on July 30, 2018

New family medicine and geriatric physician offering care in Myrtle Beach

A board-certified family medicine and geriatric physician with more than 30 years of experience in the field has joined the medical staff of Tidelands Health.

Dr. Ernie Gelb is practicing at Tidelands Health Family Medicine at Holmestown Road in Myrtle Beach. Dr. Gelb earned his degree in osteopathic medicine from Dr. Ernie Gelbthe Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978 and completed a post-graduate internship at Beaumont Hospital (formerly Botsford Hospital) in Farmington Hills, Michigan. From 1979-1981, he served in the military as a member of the U.S. Public Health Service before beginning to practice medicine in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Gelb is certified by the American Osteopathic Association and has served as a member of the organization’s board of trustees since 2011. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association and has also served as secretary and treasurer of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society.

In 2010, he was named family physician of the year by the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society and, in 2008, was honored with a distinguished service award from the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.

Tidelands Health Family Medicine at Holmestown Road is located at 4320 Holmestown Road in Myrtle Beach. For more information, call 843-652-8440.

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.