Request Medication Refills, Appointments, Update Your Information, Pay Your Bill.

We Offer a Wide Range of In-Office Procedures in Addition to Remote Telehealth Options.

New Patients Can Download All Necessary Forms and Release Authorizations Before Your Visit.

Give Us a Call or Use Our Convenient Online Form. (In the Event of a Medical Emergency, Please Dial 911.)

Welcome to Our Practice

Thank You for Choosing Family Medicine of SayeBrook

We will provide personalized full-spectrum family medicine in our community. Our approach will emphasize patient education, treatment of illness, prevention of disease, and promotion of a healthy lifestyle.


Good family medicine requires accurate observation, diagnosis, and treatment of individual patient needs. That’s why Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Bornfreund, and Dr. Mahood offer thorough examinations and use the latest medical equipment and techniques to ensure good health for years to come.


Good family medicine also requires genuine respect for patients. One of the things you’ll notice right away about our practice is our respect for your time. When you arrive, we’re prepared to care for you without elaborate wait times yet we don’t hesitate to take all the time needed during your appointment to identify your concerns and care meticulously for your healthcare needs.


Last, but not least, good family medicine requires a well-trained, dedicated staff that works as a team, and tireless leaders who love what they do. This is exactly the kind of group Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Bornfreund, and Dr. Mahood have assembled. A highly trained, friendly, and caring staff working as hard as it takes to provide you with long-term good health.

Thank you for choosing Family Medicine of SayeBrook. It is our privilege to care for you.

Dr. Edward McCarthy, Dr. Jonathan Bornfreund, Dr. Karen Mahood, and Staff

106 Lansford Court, Suite 100
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Business Hours

MONDAY - THURSDAY 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM
1:00 PM –  4:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM


COVID-19 Safety In Our Facility

If you believe you have Covid-19 or have recently been exposed to the virus, please contact us to discuss your plan of care prior to entering our facility. Please call 843-293-8850 or 843-780-1706 to speak with a highly trained staff member.

Covid-19 testing is available at our office. Please contact us to discuss your exposure and/or symptoms to determine the safest way for testing and treatment in our facility.

Family Medicine of SayeBrook offers the following tests for Covid-19. Testing is by appointment only.

  • Rapid Covid-19 Testing – Antigen tests detect specific proteins on the surface of the coronavirus. Results are available in as little as 15 minutes.
  • PCR Covid19 Testing – PCR tests detect the presence of the virus’s genetic material using a technique called reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction, or RT-PCR. Due to the volume of tests being processed nationally the turnaround time is currently 3-10 days.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

For more information about the coronavirus please visit or call the SC DHEC line at 1-855-472-3432 from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM seven days a week.

Patient Education

Knowledge is power.

That is certainly true for the prevention and treatment of disease. We want our patients to have information that relates directly to specific health issues and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

American Osteopathic Association

American Diabetes Association

Opioid Dependence Treatment

American Cancer Society

Social Security Administration

Looking for Patient Forms?

New Patients, please click on the links below to download the patient forms or complete them online.

If you believe you have or have recently been exposed to the virus, please contact us to discuss your plan of care. Patients may be advised to wait in their vehicle to reduce transmission risk.

Symptoms of the coronavirus are fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

We Have Rapid Covid-19 Tests Available.
Appointment Only.

For more information about the coronavirus please visit or call the SC DHEC line at 1-855-472-3432 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. seven days a week.

Did you know you can request medication refills, appointments, update your information, and pay your bill on the patient portal?