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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Female • Age 41

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Hospital Quality

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Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Accepting new patients?

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Medical University-South Carlna
Medical University-South Carlna
25 COURTENAY DR
Charleston, SC 29425
MUSC Health Digestive Disease
MUSC Health Digestive Disease
25 COURTENAY DR
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. Hammond's Experience

    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Screening Colonoscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Small Bowel Surgery
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Mass
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colon Stricture
    • Colonic Inertia
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diverticulitis
    • Diverticulosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Pelvic Floor Disorders
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Rectal Prolapse
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Severe Constipation
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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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

    WAKE FOREST UNIV SCH OF MED
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    Clinical Fellowship Colon and Rectal Surgery The Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 2007
    Research Fellowship Colon and Rectal Surgery The Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    North Carolina State University
    Graduated in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hammond & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hammond's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.6
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    3.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends

    3.6 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Hammond's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Hammond

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.9 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Medical University-South Carlna
    25 COURTENAY DR
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (843) 876-4857 (Office)
    (843) 876-4878 (Fax)
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    MUSC Health Digestive Disease
    25 COURTENAY DR
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (843) 876-4857 (Office)
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