W. Franklin Sease, Jr, MD, FAAFP, FACSM

Clinical Associate Professor of Sports Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Medical Director, Steadman Hawkins Sports Medicine


Dr. Sease practices primary care sports medicine. He focuses on non-operative care of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injury or illness. His treatment plans are centered on keeping people active through illness and injury.

Dr. Sease is a native of South Carolina. He received both his bachelor’s degree and medical degree from The University of South Carolina. After a residency in family medicine in Spartanburg, SC, he continued his post graduate medical education at The University of Pittsburgh where he completed fellowships in sports medicine as well as a faculty development fellowship in academic medicine. Prior to joining Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas and Prisma Health he was in private practice in Asheville, NC.

Dr. Sease is board certified in family medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in sports medicine. He enjoys treating athletes and performers of all levels, with special interests in treating endurance athletes, golfers and pediatrics. He is the team physician for USA Karate, North Greenville University and Greer High School.

To contact Dr. Sease: franklin.sease@prismahealth.org