Dr. April L. Blue, MD

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Dr. April L. Blue, MD

Family Medicine | Female

Carolina Health Specialists 3361 Highway 9 E, Little River, SC 29566 Get Directions

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Carolina Health Specialists is committed to the patients of Horry, Georgetown, and Brunswick counties with facility locations throughout the Grand...Read more

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Dr. Blue received her undergraduate degree from Pembroke State University in Pembroke, North Carolina in 1996, and her Medical Degree...Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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I established w/Dr. Blue after mvg to the MB area - I am overweight, over 60 w/a history of high chol. (provided in history) AND told her my A1c's were climbing. Dr. Blue didn't order either test. I told her nurse ( always rude) on 2nd visit. 9 months later, feeling very ill, I got an appt. She grimaced when she saw my list of things to discuss and talked over me but I insisted on an A1c and a lipid. I don't need a consult. I'm an RN. I need meds! Call them in and don't waste my time!
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Blue's Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Physical Examination

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    none

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    McLeod Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    none

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Pembroke State University

    Graduated in 1996

  • Other Education
    none

    Completed in 2005

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Blue's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Blue's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Blue

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Blue says...

Dr. Blue received her undergraduate degree from Pembroke State University in Pembroke, North Carolina in 1996, and her Medical Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 2002. She completed her Internship and Residency at McLeod Family Residency Program in Florence, South Carolina in 2005. Dr. Blue is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

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Dr. Blue's Care Philosophy

Carolina Health Specialists is committed to the patients of Horry, Georgetown, and Brunswick counties with facility locations throughout the Grand Strand area. All providers are Board Certified/Board Eligible in their specialty. By providing a team approach to patient care, the providers of Carolina Health Specialists are able to focus their time and abilities on the particular needs of each patient.