Dr. James W. Fant Jr, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 54

2 Medical Park Rd Ste 501
Columbia, SC 29203
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Dr. Fant Jr:

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Dr. Fant Jr's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Parks
Columbia, SC 29203

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fant Jr

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
University Specialty Clinic INT
University Specialty Clinic INT
2 Medical Park Rd Ste 501
Columbia, SC 29203
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    Dr. Fant Jr's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Kawasaki Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
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    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Fant Jr

    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

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Ecu/Pitt Co Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wilford Hall Med Center
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fant Jr & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Fant Jr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Palmetto Health Richland where Dr. Fant Jr has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fant Jr

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fant Jr to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 8 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Fant Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Fant Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Life
    • SelectHealth
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    University Specialty Clinic INT
    2 Medical Park Rd Ste 501
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 540-1000 (Office)
    (803) 540-1079 (Fax)
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