Dr. William A. Chafin III, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 38

890 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Athens Regional Medical Center
1199 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606

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Accepting new patients?

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East Cooper Rheumatology
8438819971
890 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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    Dr. Chafin III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • 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
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
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    • Polymyositis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Usc-Palmetto Health Richland

    Residency Hospital

    Usc-Palmetto Health Richland

    Fellowship Hospital

    Musc Rheumatology

    Undergraduate Schools

    Emory University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chafin III & Staff

    • English
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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

    Dr. Chafin III's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Chafin III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
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    8 responses
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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
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    East Cooper Rheumatology
    8438819971
    890 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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