Dr. Joseph J. Lawton III, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 51

2601 Laurel St Suite 260
Columbia, SC 29204
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Hospital Quality

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Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals
2435 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lexington Cardiology
Lexington Cardiology
2601 Laurel St Suite 260
Columbia, SC 29204
Lexington Cardiology
131 Sunset Ct
West Columbia, SC 29169
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    Dr. Lawton III's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 1997
    • Internal Medicine, 1992
    • Interventional Cardiology, 1999
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    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 1989

    Internship Hospital

    University Of North Carolina Hospitals

    Residency Hospital

    University Of North Carolina Hospitals

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of North Carolina Hospitals
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lawton III & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Lawton III's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals

    • Lexington Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawton III to family and friends

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Lawton III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Lawton III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
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    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • SelectHealth
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    Lexington Cardiology
    2601 Laurel St Suite 260
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 744-4900 (Office)
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    Lexington Cardiology
    131 Sunset Ct
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 744-4940 (Office)
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