Dr. Scott R. Sommers, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 35

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Dr. Sommers' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169
Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Parks
Columbia, SC 29203

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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SOUTH CAROLINA ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES
SOUTH CAROLINA ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES
166 Stoneridge Dr
Columbia, SC 29210
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South Carolina Oncology Assocs
166 Stoneridge Dr
Columbia, SC 29210
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    Dr. Sommers' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology, 2012
    • Internal Medicine, 2008
    • Medical Oncology, 2011
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    • Anemia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Sommers

    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

    Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 2005

    Internship Hospital

    Iu Health University

    Residency Hospital

    Indiana University

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Hospitals/Case Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sommers & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Sommers' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Sommers has admitting privileges:

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    • Lexington Medical Center

    • Palmetto Health Richland

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sommers

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sommers to family and friends

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    1 response
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    1 response
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sommers accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Sommers before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Emblem Health
    • First Choice Health
    • GEHA
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Principal Life
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    • SelectHealth
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    SOUTH CAROLINA ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES
    166 Stoneridge Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 461-3000 (Office)
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    South Carolina Oncology Assocs
    166 Stoneridge Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 461-3000 (Office)
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