Dr. Bret M. Garretson, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 44

1700 1st Baxter Xing Suite 102
Fort Mill, SC 29708
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Dr. Garretson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Piedmont Medical Center
222 South Herlong Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29732

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Digestive Disease Associates
Digestive Disease Associates
170 Amendment Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Digestive Disease Associates
Digestive Disease Associates - Fort Mill
1700 1st Baxter Xing Suite 102
Fort Mill, SC 29708
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    Dr. Garretson's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Conscious Sedation
    • Endoscopic Common Duct Stone Removal
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Enteroscopy
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • ERCP With Spincterotomy
    • Esaphgo-Gastro-Duodenoscopy (EGD)
    • Esophageal pH Monitoring
    • Esophageal Stenting
    • Esophagoscopy
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Bile Duct Disorders
    • Bowel Diseases
    • Celiac Disease
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Common Bile Duct Stone
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diarrhea
    • Disease of Esophagus
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Functional Dyspepsia
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Heartburn
    • Hepatitis
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Liver Diseases & Disorders (incl. Hepatitis & Cirrhosis)
    • Obstructive Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Paracentesis
    • Ulcer
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    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Garretson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Tennessee Medical Center
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Tennessee Medical Center
    Complete in 1999

    Fellowship Hospital

    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Louisiana Tech University
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Garretson & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Garretson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Piedmont Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Garretson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garretson to family and friends

    14 responses
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    Dr. Garretson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Garretson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Garretson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Digestive Disease Associates
    170 Amendment Ave
    Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (803) 324-7607 (Office)
    (803) 324-4097 (Fax)
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    Digestive Disease Associates
    Digestive Disease Associates - Fort Mill
    1700 1st Baxter Xing Suite 102
    Fort Mill, SC 29708
    (803) 324-7607 (Office)
    (803) 324-4097 (Fax)
    • Parking: free parking by building
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    Digestive Disease Associates
    York County Endoscopy
    164 Glenwood Dr
    Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (803) 325-9010 (Office)
    • Parking: Parking by building. No fees.
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