Dr. Fred T. Garner, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 58

200 Arbor Lake Dr Ste 120
Columbia, SC 29223
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Palmetto Health - Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Park Dr
Columbia, SC 29203

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200 Arbor Lake Dr Ste 120
Columbia, SC 29223
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    Dr. Garner's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
    • Sleep Medicine
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Nasal Surgery
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sleep Apnea Surgery
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Disorders
    • Ear Infection
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hearing Loss
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
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    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Washington University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1992

    Undergraduate Schools

    Hendrix College
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Garner & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Garner's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garner to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Garner's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Garner

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    ENT For Kids
    200 Arbor Lake Dr Ste 120
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803) 457-8120 (Office)
    (803) 457-8129 (Fax)
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